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October 17, 1990 | LEN HALL
The race for three seats on the City Council in the Nov. 6 election offers an eclectic field of candidates, ranging from an incumbent seeking his fourth term to a 19-year-old college student. No matter who is elected to the City Council, the race will be noteworthy for at least two reasons. First, two of the three incumbents have chosen not to run, thereby guaranteeing the council at least two new faces for the first time since the 1970s.
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August 15, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
The City Council will accept applications beginning Thursday for John Greiner's vacated seat, Mayor Wyatt T. Hart said. . Hart, who called a special meeting for Thursday to open the application process, said he will recommend that the council pick a candidate during an Aug. 29 special meeting. "There's a lot of people that are very civic-minded that would want to do this," Hart said. "I want to put someone in there that can help us take care of city business for the next 14 months."
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August 20, 1991 | LEN HALL
Firing back at one of his harshest critics, City Manager Stephen B. Julian has filed a slander suit against local attorney Carlos M. Negrete, who has accused Julian of misusing public funds. The lawsuit, which was lodged last Friday in Orange County Superior Court, seeks $50,000 in damages and an unspecified amount in punitive damages for statements Negrete made in public about Julian's conduct. "We have filed a cross-complaint against Mr.
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August 2, 2001 | DAVE McKIBBEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
San Juan Capistrano Councilman John Greiner, who moved 50 miles away to Fallbrook last month, resigned Tuesday. "There's not a lot of controversy over the relocation of my family, but there is some," said two-term councilman Greiner, 63, who was reelected last year with nearly 70% of the vote. "I don't want the cloud of my status getting in the way of future council decisions."
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December 1, 1989 | WENDY PAULSON
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO--A recent City Council decision to appoint a prominent attorney to the Planning Commission is being criticized by local slow-growth advocates, who are threatening legal action because of an alleged conflict of interest. James E. Erickson, a four-year city resident, was chosen Nov. 21 to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of former commission chairman Roy Nunn. Erickson is a senior partner in a statewide law firm.
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August 2, 2001 | DAVE McKIBBEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
San Juan Capistrano Councilman John Greiner, who moved 50 miles away to Fallbrook last month, resigned Tuesday. "There's not a lot of controversy over the relocation of my family, but there is some," said two-term councilman Greiner, 63, who was reelected last year with nearly 70% of the vote. "I don't want the cloud of my status getting in the way of future council decisions."
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February 13, 1991 | LEN HALL
John Greiner, a 14-year resident of San Juan Capistrano, has been appointed to the city's Planning Commission. Greiner, 52, will fill the commission seat formerly held by Gil Jones, who was elected to the City Council last November. He is the Southern California regional human resources manager for Allstate Insurance. Greiner, a trustee of the Olive Crest Foundation, is chairman of the Orange County chapter of the March of Dimes. He is married and has three children.
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October 20, 1993 | ANNA CEKOLA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Orange County Sheriff's Lt. Paul Sullivan, a 20-year veteran of the department, has been named chief of police services for the city of San Juan Capistrano, the first time the city has had its own chief since the days of the local constable in the late 1950s. "Lt. Sullivan's experience is exceptionally well suited to confront the law enforcement challenges our community faces," City Manager George Scarborough said Monday in announcing the appointment.
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November 7, 1991 | LEN HALL
Robert A. Curtis, Mission Viejo's controversial mayor, this week won a new title: deputy city attorney of the neighboring city of San Juan Capistrano. The City Council voted 4 to 1 to allow Curtis, who for the past four weeks has served San Juan Capistrano on a consultant basis, to assist acting City Atty. Thomas P. Clark Jr. of the law firm of Stradling, Yocca, Carlson & Rauth, through February, 1992.
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August 15, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
The City Council will accept applications beginning Thursday for John Greiner's vacated seat, Mayor Wyatt T. Hart said. . Hart, who called a special meeting for Thursday to open the application process, said he will recommend that the council pick a candidate during an Aug. 29 special meeting. "There's a lot of people that are very civic-minded that would want to do this," Hart said. "I want to put someone in there that can help us take care of city business for the next 14 months."
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May 10, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
San Juan Capistrano Mayor Wyatt T. Hart has been appointed by Gov. Gray Davis to the state's Youthful Offender Parole Board. Hart, 64, was district representative for former Republican Congressman Ron Packard of Oceanside. He began his career in the Orange County Sheriff's Department in 1968, leaving in 1987 at the rank of captain. He has been a member of the California Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Commission since 1995. His appointment requires Senate confirmation.
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July 26, 1997 | SHELBY GRAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Sheriff's Department has launched an investigation after City Manager George Scarborough received a Manila envelope in the mail containing a bullet and a threatening note. More than a half dozen rifle bullets have been mailed to Orange County city officials and real-estate developers involved in projects being built on lands containing Native American bones or artifacts. The Sheriff's Department would not say if they think the latest incident is related. San Juan Capistrano Mayor David M.
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December 8, 1995 | JULIE FATE SULLIVAN
In a smooth transfer of power, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously elected Mayor Pro Tem Wyatt T. Hart as the new mayor and Councilman David M. Swerdlin as the new mayor pro tem. The action came after the outgoing mayor, Carolyn Nash, received a standing ovation from the council, staff and members of the audience.
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December 4, 1995 | LEN HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Five years ago, City Council candidate Jeff Vasquez charged through San Juan Capistrano, a man on a mission. He walked the city's historic streets with a vengeance, a door-to-door effort that swept him into office as the top finisher in a field of 14. By his own account, he was fired up, a political newcomer who became the first Latino ever to serve on the City Council despite the city's rich Mexican heritage.
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December 8, 1994 | JEFF BEAN
Carolyn Nash was appointed mayor Tuesday, but the move was overshadowed by an emotional farewell to Gary L. Hausdorfer, a 16-year City Council veteran and South County political figure who decided to not run for reelection. As more than 100 people in a packed council chamber watched, Hausdorfer choked up with tears while thanking friends, supporters and family. Hausdorfer said that his experience in public life had been filled with rewards but also a few frustrations.
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December 17, 1993 | FRANK MESSINA
In one of her first announcements since becoming the city's top public official earlier this month, Mayor Collene Campbell said she will hold regular meetings with the public at City Hall. "For the time being, I'll be in City Hall all day every other Wednesday," Campbell said. "If I find that more people want to schedule time than can be accommodated during those eight hours, we'll switch to every Wednesday."
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May 10, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
San Juan Capistrano Mayor Wyatt T. Hart has been appointed by Gov. Gray Davis to the state's Youthful Offender Parole Board. Hart, 64, was district representative for former Republican Congressman Ron Packard of Oceanside. He began his career in the Orange County Sheriff's Department in 1968, leaving in 1987 at the rank of captain. He has been a member of the California Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Commission since 1995. His appointment requires Senate confirmation.
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December 8, 1994 | JEFF BEAN
Carolyn Nash was appointed mayor Tuesday, but the move was overshadowed by an emotional farewell to Gary L. Hausdorfer, a 16-year City Council veteran and South County political figure who decided to not run for reelection. As more than 100 people in a packed council chamber watched, Hausdorfer choked up with tears while thanking friends, supporters and family. Hausdorfer said that his experience in public life had been filled with rewards but also a few frustrations.
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November 20, 1993 | LEN HALL
Collene Campbell and Carolyn Nash, this historic city's first-ever female council members, this week were chosen to become, respectively, the first female mayor and mayor pro tem. Campbell, who fulfilled a 14-year ambition to be San Juan Capistrano's mayor, was elected to a one-year term Tuesday night on a 4-1 vote of the City Council. She will be sworn in to replace Mayor Gil Jones on Dec. 7. "I am very anxious to try and fill the big shoes of Gil's," Campbell said.
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October 20, 1993 | ANNA CEKOLA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Orange County Sheriff's Lt. Paul Sullivan, a 20-year veteran of the department, has been named chief of police services for the city of San Juan Capistrano, the first time the city has had its own chief since the days of the local constable in the late 1950s. "Lt. Sullivan's experience is exceptionally well suited to confront the law enforcement challenges our community faces," City Manager George Scarborough said Monday in announcing the appointment.
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