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December 12, 1995 | MIMI KO CRUZ
As the city's mayor for the coming year, Steven C. Anderson has pledged to push for more youth activities and parks, and to create a task force to find ways to revitalize La Habra Boulevard. After being chosen mayor by his City Council colleagues, Anderson said he will seek business owners, architects, a traffic engineer and commercial and residential real estate representatives to serve on a La Habra Boulevard task force that would report to the council.
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December 12, 2000 | HECTOR BECERRA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rose Espinoza exorcised the ghosts of elections past when she raised her right hand to be sworn in as a La Habra City Council member. "I wanted everything to go in slow motion. I wanted to enjoy the moment as long as I could," said Espinoza, 49, finally elected in November after three unsuccessful City Council races. She was sworn in Dec. 4.
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December 10, 1990 | DAVID F. BURKE
Declaring that the theme for his year in office will be "La Habrans taking charge of our future," newly elected Mayor John C. Holmberg presented a list of goals--highlighted by a call to spark commerce--to the City Council at its last meeting. Among the 15 items outlined by Holmberg was a program called "Shop La Habra," along with a plan to establish council recognition of outstanding businesses in the community.
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April 12, 1995 | MIMI KO
Speaking publicly for the first time since her home was shot at for the ninth time, Councilwoman Dorothy May Rush said Monday that the shooting only fueled her desire to stand up against gang violence in La Habra. "I will not believe that our fine city is so intimidated by some undesirables living here that a council member cannot say what they believe in," Rush said at Monday night's City Council meeting. "I was not elected to sit back in fear, but rather to stand up for what I believe in.
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December 7, 1993 | MIMI KO
The City Council last week chose David M. Cheverton to serve as mayor for a year. "La Habra has a longstanding history of mayoral leadership, and I want to do a job that all mayors and all citizens will be proud of," Cheverton said. Cheverton, 34, began his four-year term on the council in 1990. Cheverton replaces William D. Mahoney, who stepped down at last week's council meeting. Mahoney, 53, handed over the mayoral reigns for the third time in his 11-year council career.
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May 20, 1995 | MIMI KO
Seal Beach City Manager Jerry L. Bankston has been named the new city manager of La Habra. The City Council here unanimously voted Thursday to hire Bankston to replace La Habra's current city manager, Lee Risner, who will leave on July 1 after 24 years in the post. Bankston, who was chosen from among a number of candidates, will be paid $98,000 a year, including benefits.
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October 10, 1990 | TED JOHNSON
A City Council candidate has moved to La Mirada, forcing him to abandon his campaign and leaving the race for two at-large seats to two incumbents and one challenger. Norman P. Eneim, a machine shop foreman, said he decided to end his bid because of a contractual commitment to buy a home in La Mirada. "I wish I could have run," he said Tuesday. "I'm a native La Habran, and I was a little brokenhearted to leave."
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July 30, 1990 | DAVID F. BURKE
Sharie Apodaca will attend her first City Council meeting Tuesday as the new city clerk during a special meeting called to deliberate on the city's General Plan. Apodaca, 31, replaces Gayle Garbo, who left the area when her husband took an out-of-town job. Apodaca will administer an upcoming council election along with her other duties as custodian of city records.
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