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October 15, 2003 | Catherine Saillant, Times Staff Writer
Oxnard Councilman John Zaragoza has emerged as the best-funded challenger to longtime Ventura County Supervisor John Flynn, so far raising nearly $41,000 in his attempt to unseat the popular incumbent. Contributions from police unions, business owners and Zaragoza's wide circle of family members pushed his contribution totals to $40,907 for the period beginning Jan. 1 and ending Sept. 30.
March 25, 2014 | Elaine Woo
Patrice Wymore Flynn, a film and television actress who appeared opposite Frank Sinatra in the original "Ocean's Eleven" but earned wider notice for her real-life role as the last wife of matinee idol Errol Flynn, died Saturday at her home in Portland, Jamaica. She was 87 and had pulmonary disease, said family spokesman Robb Callahan. Wymore Flynn began her career on Broadway in the 1940s, performing in musicals such as "Hold It!" and "All for Love. " She made her Hollywood debut in the Doris Day-Gordon MacRae romantic comedy "Tea for Two" in 1950.
April 27, 1989 | DENISE HAMILTON, Times Staff Writer
Despite Ventura County Supervisor John Flynn's attempts to rally support for building a new jail at the Government Center, all four of his board colleagues say they lean toward building the jail in a rural area that would allow for future expansion. Their sentiments spell an uphill fight for Flynn, who needs backing by three of the five board members to move forward. "I don't think John's got the votes on the board to do this," said Supervisor Jim Dougherty, echoing the sentiments of other board members.
November 12, 2013 | By Sam Farmer
What a boomerang of a few years it has been for Matt Flynn. The former Green Bay backup quarterback has re-signed with the Packers after a series of false starts with Seattle, Oakland and Buffalo. Flynn will back up Scott Tolzien, a promoted practice-squad player who was bumped up because of injuries to starter Aaron Rodgers and backup Seneca Wallace. In his previous go-round with the Packers, Flynn backed up Rodgers and won a Super Bowl ring after the 2010 season. He caught the eye of other teams that season when he threw for 480 yards and six touchdowns in a Week 16 game against Detroit.
Ventura County Supervisor John K. Flynn is urging his fellow board members to reconsider their decision to extend the lease of Bailard Landfill, saying his environmental concerns about the Oxnard dump have not been adequately addressed. Flynn, who will ask his colleagues Tuesday to set up another hearing on the extension, contends the board cut short a March 1 public review before voting 4 to 1 to keep the landfill open another three years.
April 6, 1997
Ventura County Supervisor John Flynn has been quoted as saying that he is beginning to wonder if J. Handel Evans is a developer or a university president. Well, Flynn need not wonder because Evans has a degree in architecture, so it would not be appalling at all for Evans to have his eyes on developing the 700-plus acres of Camarillo State Hospital. Unfortunately a part of this parcel was donated to the state for the sole purpose of building a facility for the mentally ill. The donor apparently saw the needs of the mentally and developmentally disabled for such a location, which has provided a therapeutic environment for the mentally ill. It is not right for the state to alter the will of the donor who had such strong compassion for the mentally ill. Evans is quoted as saying he did not consider a treatment center a compatible use for the converted hospital.
April 22, 2001
I believe the new clinic in the El Rio gymnasium should be named after Ventura County Supervisor John K. Flynn. He has led the effort to secure public and private donations to match state and federal funding. Without these funds, the gym would have been only a dream. In this constituent's opinion, this project has been one of Flynn's greatest accomplishments, one among too many to list as he has been in office for 24 years. He has supported the Albert H, Soliz Library by providing access to computers and the Internet.
May 24, 1994
The April 26 edition published an article headlined "Flynn, VanderKolk to Rescind Salary Cuts for Their Assistants." Within the article, it mentioned that these supervisors were submitting paperwork to reinstate the full salaries of their assistants. Furthermore, their executive aides could have their car allowances reinstated retroactively, and at that time, Flynn's secretary had already received approximately $1,200 in back car allowance, and that the requests from aides for Supervisors VanderKolk and Howard were about to be approved.
December 25, 2002 | Sandra Murillo, Times Staff Writer
In a last-ditch effort to save their neighborhood Boys & Girls Club, a handful of Oxnard parents and two local officials met Tuesday to discuss how they could persuade board members not to close the facility Jan. 3. County Supervisor John K. Flynn promised to back the parents in their pleas to the Boys & Girls Club board of directors. "We'll do everything we can to help keep this place open," Flynn told parents Tuesday at a meeting at his office in south Oxnard. "If the club is in need of repairs it's one thing, but to close it down entirely is another."
August 9, 1985 | TOM GREELEY, Times Staff Writer
San Diego's war on illegal real estate signs is in full gear, with city workers raking in offending signs by the truckload and the City Council poised to clamp down on the proliferation of real estate signs in this subdivision boomtown. A squadron of enforcers assigned to the sign detail this summer has already confiscated more than 7,000 placards advertising condominiums, homes or new housing developments that, because of their location or size, were in violation of city ordinances.
October 7, 2013 | By Sam Farmer
Matt Flynn's stay in Oakland was even shorter than his stint in Seattle. The Raiders released the backup quarterback Monday, according to multiple reports. The news was first reported by Sports Illustrated. Oakland originally had hoped that Flynn would be the team's starting quarterback, just as Seattle had before the Seahawks job was won last season by third-round pick Russell Wilson. The Raiders traded a 2014 fifth-round pick and a conditional 2015 pick to Seattle for Flynn, who showed significant promise as Aaron Rodgers' backup in Green Bay. Flynn was the Raiders starter at the beginning of training camp but ultimately lost the job to Terrelle Pryor.
September 30, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Standout center fielder Patrick Flynn from Anaheim Servite has committed to Utah. He's also the kicker-punter for the football team.  
September 6, 2013 | By Susan King
Joan Crawford once described Errol Flynn as "the most beautiful man who ever lived. " But that was when Flynn was the charming, dashing and devilishly handsome star of such Warner Bros. swashbucklers as 1935's "Captain Blood," 1938's "The Adventures of Robin Hood" and 1940's "The Sea Hawk. " By 1957, though, Flynn's hedonistic lifestyle of booze, drugs and young women - he was tried and acquitted in 1942 in the alleged statutory rape of two teenage girls - had caught up with him. He was a dissipated 48. And his personal life was in shambles, having recently separated from his third wife, actress Patrice Wymore.
July 26, 2013 | By Sam Farmer
NAPA, Calif., - For Matt Flynn, last season was a false start. Flynn, who had been backup to Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers, signed with Seattle during the 2012 off-season and was on track to start for the Seahawks. But Seattle selected Wisconsin's Russell Wilson in the third round of last year's draft, and the rookie phenom wound up claiming the starting job, making Flynn expendable. Fast-forward a year, and Flynn again has a chance to be an NFL starter, now with the rebuilding Oakland Raiders.
July 12, 2013 | Bill Dwyre
Players come and go in the NBA. They have their glory, get old and live later lives out of the limelight. Unless your name is Michael Jordan or a few others, you depart Earth in the company of family, a few friends and a neighbor or two. Then there is Flynn Robinson. Saturday, at noon at a church in Los Angeles, many tall men with faces and names familiar and revered in basketball will gather to say goodbye at a special memorial service. According to the record books, Robinson wasn't a superstar.
July 8, 2013 | By Eric Pincus
Memorial services will be held on Saturday for the former Lakers guard Flynn Robinson. On Monday, the Lakers announced, "The public is welcome to join Flynn's family and friends in a memorial service celebrating his life. " Robinson passed away at the age of 72 on May 23 , after a long battle with cancer (multiple myeloma). The 6-foot-1 guard, who played just one season with the team, was a part of the Lakers' NBA-record 33 consecutive win-streak and 1971-72 title. "It was a great thing," said Robinson of his time with the Lakers.  "It was one of the best moments of my life.
Robert Urich, the personable actor best known for his tough-guy TV roles as Las Vegas private detective Dan Tana on "Vega$" and as Robert Parker's sophisticated Boston private investigator in "Spenser: For Hire," died Tuesday morning of cancer. He was 55. Urich, whose career spanned 30 years, died at the Los Robles Regional Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, said his publicist, Cindy Guagenti. His wife of 28 years, actress Heather Menzies, and his three children were with him at the time.
September 15, 2000
Some were born and raised here. Others--such as the U.S. Olympic water polo teams--took up residence in Orange County while training for the 2000 Olympics.
June 22, 2013
Vince Flynn, 47, a best-selling author who wrote the Mitch Rapp counterterrorism thriller series, died Wednesday at a hospital in St. Paul, Minn., after a more than two-year battle with prostate cancer, according to friends and his publisher. Flynn was supporting himself by bartending when he self-published his first novel, "Term Limits," in 1997 after getting more than 60 rejection letters. After it became a Twin Cities best-seller, Pocket Books, a Simon & Schuster imprint, signed him to a two-book deal - and "Term Limits" became a New York Times best-seller in paperback.
May 24, 2013 | By Eric Pincus
NBA champion Flynn Robinson died Thursday after a battle with cancer. Robinson, who played with the Lakers during their 1971-72 championship season, contributed to the team's historic 33-game win streak. "My favorite memory is the 1971 draft, when they said, 'Flynn has been traded to Los Angeles,' said Robinson in an interview that can be found in the audio vault of veteran radio personality Ted Sobel , recorded in December 2012. Robinson was traded from the Cincinnati Royals, spending just one year with the Lakers.
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