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October 16, 1992
Eight people are seeking two seats on the San Juan Capistrano City Council in the Nov. 3 election. Collene Thompson Campbell Age: 59. Occupation: Businesswoman; administrator. Background: Former member of city Planning Commission; justice reform advocate. Issues: Wants open forum on development of the downtown; contends that city should create business opportunities to increase revenues; supports strong law enforcement; seeks to stem rise in crime in South County. Elizabeth T. Fauskin Age: 62.
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September 2, 2004 | Dave McKibben, Times Staff Writer
The San Juan Capistrano City Council has approved a Roman Catholic high school's plans for building athletic fields and a performing arts center on land held sacred by members of the Juaneno Band of Mission Indians. The council voted 4 to 1 late Tuesday to approve the $75-million project at Junipero Serra High School, despite passionate objections by Native Americans, environmentalists and neighbors.
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October 23, 1994 | JEFF BEAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Running for City Council here is fairly uncomplicated: Pledge to protect ridgelines, trees and the rustic charm of downtown. But priorities on a handful of other issues are what separate the nine candidates vying for three seats on the City Council. Voters on Nov. 8 will choose from among a field of more established city players, including incumbent Councilman Gil Jones, and newcomers to the political scene.
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March 5, 2004 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Sam Allevato, a retired lieutenant in the Irvine Police Department and a San Juan Capistrano planning commissioner, was appointed this week to finish the council term of John Gelff, who died last month of heart failure. Gelff's term would have expired in November. Allevato, 56, has been a San Juan Capistrano resident for 27 years. He retired from the Irvine Police Department in 2002.
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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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October 8, 1997 | SUSAN DEEMER
A festival featuring food from 16 local restaurants will take place Saturday at Mission San Juan Capistrano to raise money and promote the city as a dining destination. The San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce Restaurant Assn., formed in March, plans to eventually make what is know this year as Vintage '97 an annual affair. The association put together a color restaurant guide last month, and the San Juan Capistrano City Council contributed $4,000.
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January 16, 1996 | JULIE FATE SULLIVAN
Wide-eyed with wonder, 2 1/2-year-old Ka'iulani Croxton-Torres held out a carrot to a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig three times her size. "Look, Mommy!" she squealed with delight as the animal ate the carrot and then sniffed around for more. Mother and daughter were visiting the Jones Family Mini Farm, a South County barnyard with horses, rabbits, ducks and goats tucked away in the middle of the area's urban sprawl. Children can take $2 pony rides or feed and pet the other animals for free.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 8, 1993 | LEN HALL
Cutting expenditures in every City Hall department, but stopping short of layoffs or tax increases, the San Juan Capistrano City Council this week approved a $10.1-million operating budget for fiscal year 1993-94. At the same time, the council voted unanimously to approve a seven-year, $20.9-million capital improvement budget for major infrastructure projects. A total of $7.4 million will be spent during the current fiscal year, said William M.
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January 21, 1992 | LEN HALL
Carlos F. Negrete, an outspoken critic of the city Establishment and a local real estate attorney, announced Monday that he will seek the open seat in the newly redrawn 73rd Assembly District. Negrete, 35, has never attempted a bid for public office and will run as a Republican. The other announced candidate, Dana Point Mayor Mike Eggers, also is running as a Republican.
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September 11, 1986 | BOB SCHWARTZ, Times Staff Writer
Rejecting arguments from Capistrano Beach residents that the move would destroy their efforts to form a new city, the Orange County Local Agency Formation Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to annex 12.4 acres of unincorporated territory to San Juan Capistrano. "I believe they are sincere in wanting their area to become a city," said Commissioner Evelyn R. Hart, expressing her support for the annexation proposal. "I want to believe we can do as much as we can to support them.
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July 4, 2000 | Jennifer Kho, (949) 248-2152
The City Council will review on Wednesday the possibility of creating an animal shelter that would euthanize only animals that are terminally ill or dangerous. The city currently contracts with the county for animal control services, which cost about $150,000, and euthanized 108 of 429 animals impounded in 1998, according to a city staff report. The proposed shelter would cost $490,000 the first year and $454,350 each additional year, according to the report.
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January 5, 2000 | MARTIN BECK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Orange County's high-end golf course fraternity might be getting another member. The San Juan Capistrano City Council is considering a plan to build a golf course on city-owned open space on hills above Interstate 5. It would be a spectacular course, said Ted Robinson Jr., of Laguna Niguel-based Robinson Golf Design, which hopes to build the course, "I think it would be one of the finest facilities in Southern California." Robinson and his father, golf architect Ted Robinson Sr.
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October 8, 1997 | SUSAN DEEMER
A festival featuring food from 16 local restaurants will take place Saturday at Mission San Juan Capistrano to raise money and promote the city as a dining destination. The San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce Restaurant Assn., formed in March, plans to eventually make what is know this year as Vintage '97 an annual affair. The association put together a color restaurant guide last month, and the San Juan Capistrano City Council contributed $4,000.
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