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November 21, 1992 | MIMI KO
Newport-Mesa Unified School District Supt. John W. Nicoll was in critical condition Friday at Hoag Hospital after suffering from a bleeding ulcer this week after quadruple-bypass heart surgery. "He was supposed to come home Tuesday, the day he got the bleeding ulcer," Nicoll's son, Larry, 45, said. Doctors "stopped the bleeding, but it's complicated things quite a lot. It's a wait-and-see game now."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 21, 1993 | BOB ELSTON
The Newport-Mesa Unified School District has rejected a workers' compensation claim filed by former Supt. John W. Nicoll. The details of Nicoll's claim, filed in October, are confidential and Nicoll has said only that his "claim is in the process. Everything is pending." The state Workers' Compensation Board will hold a hearing to decide the matter, said Forrest K. Werner, a Newport-Mesa school district board member.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 21, 1993 | BOB ELSTON
The Newport-Mesa Unified School District has rejected a workers' compensation claim filed by former Supt. John W. Nicoll. The details of Nicoll's claim, filed in October, are confidential and Nicoll has said only that his "claim is in the process. Everything is pending." The state Workers' Compensation Board will hold a hearing to decide the matter, said Forrest K. Werner, a Newport-Mesa school district board member.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 25, 1993 | BOB ELSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
John W. Nicoll, former Newport-Mesa Unified School District superintendent, has used accumulated vacation days to push back his official retirement date from April 2 to June 30, thus enhancing his annual pension by about $500. The Newport-Mesa Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday unanimously endorsed the plan, which was proposed by Nicoll about a month ago.
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December 9, 1992 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A growing chorus of discontent confronted the Newport-Mesa school board Tuesday night as nearly 250 parents and teachers packed the auditorium to repeat their call for a change of leadership in the school district. Galvanized by the arrest last month of the school district's former top financial officer, Stephen A.
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November 25, 1992 | KRISTINA LINDGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The telephone lines have been burning for hours with the news that the amount of money allegedly embezzled from the local school district had topped $1 million. So when more than 150 parents streamed into the meeting room of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees Tuesday night, many were gunning for bear. They had come prepared to demand the replacement of Supt. John W. Nicoll.
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December 27, 1992 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Supt. John W. Nicoll, who has been under pressure to step down as head of the beleaguered Newport-Mesa Unified School District, announced his resignation Saturday, citing failing health. Nicoll, 71, has served for 21 years as the top administrator of the Newport-Mesa district, now reeling from the largest embezzlement in California education history. During his tenure, Nicoll hired and promoted Stephen A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 27, 1992 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Supt. John W. Nicoll, who has been under pressure to step down as head of the beleaguered Newport-Mesa Unified School District, announced his resignation Saturday, citing old age and failing health. Nicoll, 71, has served for 21 years as the top administrator of the Newport-Mesa district, which is now reeling from what is believed to be the largest embezzlement in California education history. During his tenure, Nicoll hired and promoted Stephen A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 25, 1993 | BOB ELSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
John W. Nicoll, former Newport-Mesa Unified School District superintendent, has used accumulated vacation days to push back his official retirement date from April 2 to June 30, thus enhancing his annual pension by about $500. The Newport-Mesa Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday unanimously endorsed the plan, which was proposed by Nicoll about a month ago.
NEWS
February 1, 1993 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When John W. Nicoll first became superintendent of a unified school district in 1959, he was California's youngest. Today, he is about to retire as the state's oldest. Nicoll has been at the helm of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District for 22 years, during which it became known as one of California's most innovative and financially sound school districts. Now the Newport-Mesa district is known across the state for another financial reason. The district has suffered what is considered to be the largest school system embezzlement in California history.
NEWS
February 1, 1993 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When John W. Nicoll first became superintendent of a unified school district in 1959, he was California's youngest. Today, he is about to retire as the state's oldest. Nicoll has been at the helm of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District for 22 years, during which it became known as one of California's most innovative and financially sound school districts. Now the Newport-Mesa district is known across the state for another financial reason. The district has suffered what is considered to be the largest school system embezzlement in California history.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 10, 1993 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When John W. Nicoll became superintendent of a unified school district for the first time in 1959, he was California's youngest. Now he is the oldest. Since 1971, Nicoll has stood at the helm of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, a place once famous statewide for its innovative programming and the financial means to make it work. Now, the Newport-Mesa district is infamous across the state for another financial matter--the largest school-system embezzlement in California history.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 29, 1992 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Parents and teachers who have been demanding new leadership in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District said they are pleased by Supt. John W. Nicoll's decision to retire this spring, but that deeper changes are essential to restoring public confidence in the troubled district.
NEWS
December 27, 1992 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Supt. John W. Nicoll, who has been under pressure to step down as head of the beleaguered Newport-Mesa Unified School District, announced his resignation Saturday, citing failing health. Nicoll, 71, has served for 21 years as the top administrator of the Newport-Mesa district, now reeling from the largest embezzlement in California education history. During his tenure, Nicoll hired and promoted Stephen A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 27, 1992 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Supt. John W. Nicoll, who has been under pressure to step down as head of the beleaguered Newport-Mesa Unified School District, announced his resignation Saturday, citing old age and failing health. Nicoll, 71, has served for 21 years as the top administrator of the Newport-Mesa district, which is now reeling from what is believed to be the largest embezzlement in California education history. During his tenure, Nicoll hired and promoted Stephen A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 12, 1992 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They come from all corners of the school district, each with their own story of frustration or disappointment. Some bear battle scars from fighting administrators over the opening of new schools or the overcrowding in classrooms. Others are newcomers to school politics, just starting to ask why buildings look run-down and why children come home without textbooks. Now, outraged that they may be victims of the largest school embezzlement in California history, these parents in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District have come together to demand the ouster of top management and a full-scale investigation into how their public schools are run. The occasion for their sweeping demands is the recent arrest of the district's top financial officer, Stephen A. Wagner, for allegedly looting at least $3 million from district accounts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 12, 1992 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They come from all corners of the school district, each with their own story of frustration or disappointment. Some bear battle scars from fighting administrators over the opening of new schools or the overcrowding in classrooms. Others are newcomers to school politics, just starting to ask why buildings look run-down and why children come home without textbooks. Now, outraged that they may be victims of the largest school embezzlement in California history, these parents in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District have come together to demand the ouster of top management and a full-scale investigation into how their public schools are run. The occasion for their sweeping demands is the recent arrest of the district's top financial officer, Stephen A. Wagner, for allegedly looting at least $3 million from district accounts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 10, 1993 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When John W. Nicoll became superintendent of a unified school district for the first time in 1959, he was California's youngest. Now he is the oldest. Since 1971, Nicoll has stood at the helm of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, a place once famous statewide for its innovative programming and the financial means to make it work. Now, the Newport-Mesa district is infamous across the state for another financial matter--the largest school-system embezzlement in California history.
NEWS
December 9, 1992 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A growing chorus of discontent confronted the Newport-Mesa school board Tuesday night as nearly 250 parents and teachers packed the auditorium to repeat their call for a change of leadership in the school district. Galvanized by the arrest last month of the school district's former top financial officer, Stephen A.
NEWS
November 25, 1992 | KRISTINA LINDGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The telephone lines have been burning for hours with the news that the amount of money allegedly embezzled from the local school district had topped $1 million. So when more than 150 parents streamed into the meeting room of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees Tuesday night, many were gunning for bear. They had come prepared to demand the replacement of Supt. John W. Nicoll.
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