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June 22, 1990 | LISA MASCARO
Jo Ann Barnett, a longtime board member of the Anaheim Union High School District, has announced that she will seek a City Council seat in the November election. Barnett, 58, has served for 19 years on both the city elementary and high school boards and believes that the city should be paying more attention to the problems of gangs and drugs. "I think it's about time the city recognizes that there are some gang problems here," Barnett said.
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June 22, 1990 | LISA MASCARO
Jo Ann Barnett, a longtime board member of the Anaheim Union High School District, has announced that she will seek a City Council seat in the November election. Barnett, 58, has served for 19 years on both the city elementary and high school boards and believes that the city should be paying more attention to the problems of gangs and drugs. "I think it's about time the city recognizes that there are some gang problems here," Barnett said.
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November 1, 1990
The four board members of the Anaheim Hills Citzens Coalition announced their personal support for Mayor Fred Hunter and City Council candidate Bob Simpson in next week's election. The coalition, which claims 30,000 registered voters among its membership, does not endorse political candidates; however, the individual board members often lend their names to candidates' campaigns.
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March 30, 1989
A union representing Anaheim Union High School District teachers has called for picketing today by instructors at every school in the sprawling district. The protest is aimed at underscoring teacher unhappiness and solidarity over stalled contract negotiations, according to Leonard Lahtinen, president of the Anaheim Secondary Teachers Assn.
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January 24, 1995 | GREG HERNANDEZ
With only this week left before they will be forced to call a special election, the City Council tonight will try for the fifth time to fill a vacant seat on the panel. So far, seven people have been nominated for the job, but all have failed to get the three votes needed to win the seat. Mayor Tom Daly and Councilmen Frank Feldhaus and Bob Zemel have recommended people in the last six weeks, then deadlocked on each of them.
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March 14, 1989 | JEFF MITCHELL, Times Staff Writer
About 20 Anaheim Union High School District teachers walked an informational picket line Monday morning to protest stalled contract negotiations with the district. The teachers, all instructors at Walker Junior High School in La Palma, picketed for about 30 minutes starting at 7 a.m., according to Leonard Lahtinen, president of the Anaheim Secondary Teachers Assn. Lahtinen's union represents the 900 Anaheim district teachers.
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October 26, 1990 | LISA MASCARO
With less than two weeks left to campaign, Anaheim is living up to its reputation as a costly place to seek political office. In the last campaign financial statements to be made public before the Nov. 6 election, six of the seven City Council candidates have raised a combined total of more than $500,000, according to mandatory reports filed by 5 p.m. Thursday at the city clerk's office. Mayor Fred Hunter and his challenger, Councilman Irv Pickler, have raised more than $100,000 each.
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May 12, 1989 | MARIA NEWMAN, Times Staff Writer
On the day after their 1-day strike in the Anaheim Union High School District, about 300 teachers tried to crowd into a meeting of the board of trustees, and the ones who made it almost got themselves thrown out. The early part of Thursday's meeting was punctuated by teachers' jeers and shouts, prompting board president JoAnn Barnett to cite a section of the education code that empowered her to eject them for "willfully disrupting" the meeting....
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May 26, 1989 | MARIA NEWMAN, Times Staff Writer
Trustees of the Anaheim Union High School District announced Thursday that they have accepted a request from teachers to return to the bargaining table to resolve the contract dispute that led to a 1-day teacher strike May 10. The strike, the first in the district's more than 90-year history, disrupted the school day as nearly 700 of the district's 900 teachers stayed off the job. And because 46% of the district's 22,000 students reported absent...
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March 13, 1989 | BILL BILLITER, Times Staff Writer
To protest stalled teacher-contract negotiations, informational pickets are scheduled to march this morning in front of Walker Junior High School in La Palma. "It will be the first picketing by any of our teachers this year," said Leonard Lahtinen, president of the Anaheim Secondary Teachers Assn., the union that represents the 900 teachers in the Anaheim Union High School District.
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