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December 7, 1995 | MIMI KO CRUZ
Councilman Chris Norby, who lost a bid for an Assembly seat five months ago, has been chosen to be the city's mayor for the coming year. Norby, 46, took the reins from Julie Sa, who led the city through a contentious year in which Fullerton repealed a hotly debated utility tax and approved the controversial Highland Avenue underpass project. "It was a tough haul," John Song, a member of the Korean American Assn. of Orange County, told Sa at Tuesday's City Council meeting.
December 22, 2000 | Deniene Husted, (714) 520-2508
The City Council this week appointed Tim Harvey to fill the seat left vacant this month by former Councilwoman Lynn Daucher, who was elected in November to the California Assembly. Harvey, an assistant superintendent for the La Habra City School District, was sworn in by Daucher on Tuesday. Councilman Steve Vargas abstained in the 3-0 vote to appoint Harvey. Vargas had supported Planning Commissioner Don Schweitzer for the position.
Investment firm Apollo Real Estate Advisors has replaced Mark Siffin as managing partner of the $300-million Sunset Millennium project in West Hollywood, according to city officials. The action was taken after Siffin, who had spearheaded the project's development, angered community leaders and became involved in a series of costly and embarrassing setbacks.
December 7, 1987
A monument to the city's fallen servicemen will be unveiled at 10 a.m. today in Hillcrest Park in a Pearl Harbor day ceremony featuring a Marine Corps band and a Veterans of Foreign Wars color guard. Inscribed on the monument are the names of 110 Fullerton residents who lost their lives during World War I and II and in the wars in Korea and Vietnam, said Dotti Keegan, chairwoman of the memorial committee. The $30,000 memorial, sponsored by Fullerton Elks Lodge No.
June 10, 1992 | HELAINE OLEN
City Council members said this week that they will not cut funding for the city's annual Founders Day Parade and Fair or the Fourth of July celebration as part of efforts to trim the city's 1992-93 budget. Community Services Director Susan Hunt said she recommended the cuts because the two events are expected to cost the city about $54,000 in 1993. "They are very enjoyable," Hunt said. "But they are very costly and a way to get at a sizable chunk of money."
December 20, 1991 | TED JOHNSON
Mayor Don Bankhead said he will challenge Yorba Linda Councilman Henry W. Wedaa for the Orange County cities' spot on the South Coast Air Quality Management District. Wedaa came under fire at a Fullerton City Council meeting Tuesday for his votes on the district's board. Several council members said they were upset with his voting record, contending that it was not in the best interests of cities and business in Orange County. Even so, Bankhead and Councilman Richard C.
December 9, 1991 | TED JOHNSON
City Council members have chosen Don Bankhead as mayor for the coming year. It will be the first time Bankhead, 59, a retired police captain, will serve as mayor. He succeeds Chris Norby, whose one-year term has expired. Bankhead became known throughout the county in 1990 when he ran for sheriff against Brad Gates. Gates won, but Bankhead earned 45% of the vote in a campaign that started late and had few funds. He was elected to the Fullerton City Council in 1988.
July 6, 1986 | Lorena Oropeza
City Councilman Richard C. Ackerman has been appointed to the Southern California Hazardous Waste Management Authority. The authority is concerned with choosing sites for the disposal of waste. It was created by the Southern California Assn. of Governments about six months ago, Ackerman said, after a similar committee showed some progress. "We got a gentleman's agreement that each county will take care of its own waste, instead of dumping it in some other county," Ackerman said.
August 5, 1987
Edward D. Paul, executive vice president of Great American Health Nutrition Inc., has been named chairman of the Fullerton Constitution Bicentennial Commission by the City Council, officials said. Roy T. Kobayashi, an electrical technician at Rockwell International, was named commission vice chairman. The panel was created at the request of Mayor Richard C. Ackerman to plan observances of the 200th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. Fullerton's observance will begin Sept.
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