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March 18, 1993 | ANTHONY MILLICAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Torrance City Council has appointed Linda Barnett as city treasurer, completing the reorganization of a city office that was shaken by the loss of $6.2 million in an investment scam. The $70-million portfolio has been managed on an acting basis for more than a year by Barnett--formerly the deputy city treasurer--while her boss, Thomas C. Rupert, was on a stress-related leave. Rupert retired in February after serving 30 years as treasurer.
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March 19, 1993 | ANTHONY MILLICAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Torrance City Council has appointed Linda Barnett as city treasurer, completing the reorganization of a city office that was shaken by the loss of $6.2 million in an investment scam. The $70-million portfolio has been managed on an acting basis for more than a year by Barnett--formerly the deputy city treasurer--while her boss, Thomas C. Rupert, was on a stress-related leave. Rupert retired in February after serving 30 years as treasurer.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 25, 1993
The Torrance City Council decided this week to appoint an interim city treasurer rather than schedule a special election to fill the post vacated by Thomas C. Rupert, who recently retired. Council members Tuesday voted unanimously to solicit applications for the post, which next comes up for a regularly scheduled election in March, 1994. Deputy Treasurer Linda Barnett, now acting treasurer, is a leading candidate, Mayor Katy Geissert said. Rupert's retirement took effect Feb.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 9, 1994
Counting of late and absentee ballots could alter the outcome in some races. TORRANCE 54 of 54 Precincts Reporting CANDIDATE VOTE % Mayor Bill Applegate 8,135 48.4% Dee Hardison 8,614 51.2% City Council (3 seats) Mike Botello 4,552 9.7% Marcia Cribbs 5,999 12.8% Burton Fletcher 4,506 9.6% Joe Martinez 3,918 8.4% Mike Mauno 1,982 4.2% Jack Messerlian 4,629 9.9% Jose (Joe) Quinones 2,272 4.8% Gerry Rische 4,288 9.2% Dan Walker 5,758 12.4% Steve Whitehead 4,454 9.5% Hope Witkowsky 4,344 9.
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March 4, 1998 | TRACY JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Torrance voters indicated Tuesday that they were content with the status quo as they reelected three veteran City Council members, a mayor, a city clerk and a treasurer. With all 29 precincts reporting late Tuesday, Marcia Cribbs and Jack Messerlian each won a second term on the council. Five-term City Councilman Dan Walker, who left the council after 18 years in 1992 and returned in 1994, won a sixth term on the seven-member council.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 19, 1987
A woman's six-hour standoff with police ended Wednesday when she dropped the pistol she was pointing at her temple and officers rushed in. Linda Barnett, 31, of Hemet was captured unharmed at 7 a.m. after police lobbed tear gas canisters into the office building where she had barricaded herself after an argument with her estranged husband, said Anaheim Police Lt. Steve Brace. One officer suffered from tear gas inhalation when Barnett ripped off his gas mask, police said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 27, 1998
With all seven Torrance City Council members being forced from office by term limits in 2000 or 2002 and a lack of major issues facing the fourth-largest city in the county, Tuesday's municipal election has attracted only one challenger to seek one of three city council seats. David Hill, 26, a student at Cal State Northridge and a former Marine who served in Somalia, is running against three incumbents seeking reelection.
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August 4, 1994 | MARY GUTHRIE
The loser in Torrance's mayoral race earlier this year spent thousands more than the winner, campaign disclosure statements filed this week reveal. Former Councilman Bill Applegate spent $74,490 in a losing bid for mayor. His opponent, Dee Hardison, spent $46,663 on the race, which she won by fewer than 500 votes in the March 8 election. In the race for three open seats on the City Council, Dan Walker spent the most money, $50,074, and came in second.
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November 13, 1989
I am outraged by the news item "Army Says Shooting of Cats for Research Won't Be Halted" (Part A, Nov. 2). If the Army can't find anything better to do than to conduct "research" by shooting innocent, helpless animals in experiments that qualified doctors deem worthless and unnecessary, then this country is in very serious trouble. From the perspective of a concerned citizen, it would appear that a far better use of the Army's time and the taxpayers' money would be to research ways to apprehend drug dealers and put a stop to their trade.
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February 9, 1992 | DEBORAH SCHOCH
Torrance City Treasurer Thomas C. Rupert has been released from the hospital but remains under a doctor's care for a stress-related ailment, his deputy said Friday. The 28-year treasurer "will be under strict doctor's care for an extended period of time," said Deputy City Treasurer Linda Barnett, adding that she does not know when he will be returning to work. "I think it's just really too early to say at this point," Barnett said after speaking to Rupert's wife, Marie.
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