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June 1, 2001 | EVAN HALPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The mailers once depicted her peering from behind a pile of lumber and accepting hefty donations from sinister developers. Now Carolyn Cavecche, a conservative running for the Orange City Council in an officially nonpartisan election, is painted as a "liberal activist" in cahoots with like-minded operatives out to destroy the GOP. So is she a tree-hugger or a builder's pawn? Whatever sticks. Such is the state of politics in Orange.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 6, 2013 | By Paloma Esquivel
Criminal charges will not be filed against an Orange County Superior Court judge who was investigated on suspicion of improper sexual conduct, the state attorney general's office said Friday. The investigation into Scott Steiner, a former prosecutor and son of former Orange County Supervisor William Steiner, began earlier this year after Chapman University officials informed Orange County prosecutors that it was pursuing an inquiry into the judge's conduct. Steiner teaches at Chapman.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 2013 | By Nicole Santa Cruz, Los Angeles Times
An Orange County Superior Court judge is being investigated by the Sheriff's Department on suspicion of improper sexual conduct - allegedly in his courtroom chambers - authorities said. Deputies are completing a monthlong investigation into Scott Steiner, a former high-ranking prosecutor and the son of former Orange County Supervisor William Steiner, said Jim Amormino, a spokesman with the Sheriff's Department. Amormino said that Steiner's chambers were searched and potential evidence was taken for DNA testing.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 2013 | By Nicole Santa Cruz, Los Angeles Times
An Orange County Superior Court judge is being investigated by the Sheriff's Department on suspicion of improper sexual conduct - allegedly in his courtroom chambers - authorities said. Deputies are completing a monthlong investigation into Scott Steiner, a former high-ranking prosecutor and the son of former Orange County Supervisor William Steiner, said Jim Amormino, a spokesman with the Sheriff's Department. Amormino said that Steiner's chambers were searched and potential evidence was taken for DNA testing.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 2001 | STUART PFEIFER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Government watchdogs are criticizing Orange County Dist. Atty. Tony Rackauckas for his handling of the latest controversy in his office: allegations that a deputy used an office computer on a political campaign. Rackauckas has not asked the state attorney general to investigate Deputy Dist. Atty. Scott Steiner even though he has routinely handed off other allegations against staff to state prosecutors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
Officials at the state Attorney General's Office confirmed they are reviewing allegations that Orange County Deputy Dist. Atty.Scott Steiner used his office computer in campaigning for a seat on the Orange City Council. Steiner allegedly used government equipment to send campaign e-mail, compile a list of contributors, and draft political fliers and debate notes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 6, 2013 | By Paloma Esquivel
Criminal charges will not be filed against an Orange County Superior Court judge who was investigated on suspicion of improper sexual conduct, the state attorney general's office said Friday. The investigation into Scott Steiner, a former prosecutor and son of former Orange County Supervisor William Steiner, began earlier this year after Chapman University officials informed Orange County prosecutors that it was pursuing an inquiry into the judge's conduct. Steiner teaches at Chapman.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 2013 | By Nicole Santa Cruz
An investigation into an Orange County Superior Court judge accused of  improper sexual conduct in his chambers is expected to be completed next week. The monthlong investigation involves Scott Steiner, a former high-ranking prosecutor and the son of former Orange County Supervisor William Steiner, said Jim Amormino, a spokesman with the Sheriff's Department.  “We're looking into all the allegations to see if they're criminal or not,” Amormino said. Amormino said that Steiner's chambers were searched, and potential evidence was gathered and will be tested for DNA. Deputies will send the final report to the state attorney general, Amormino said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 2013 | By Nicole Santa Cruz
An Orange County Superior Court judge is being investigated by the Sheriff's Department on suspicion of  improper sexual conduct -- allegedly in his courtroom chambers - authorities said. Deputies are completing a month-long investigation into Scott Steiner, a former high-ranking prosecutor and the son of former Orange County Supervisor William Steiner, said Jim Amormino, a spokesman with the sheriff's department.  Amormino said that Steiner's chambers were searched, and potential evidence was gathered and will be tested for DNA. The investigation is expected to be completed next week, and deputies will send a report to the state attorney general, Amormino said.
NEWS
June 6, 2001 | EVAN HALPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Grass-roots GOP activist Carolyn V. Cavecche, a fiscal conservative and fierce opponent of an airport at El Toro, soundly defeated the county Republican establishment's favored candidate Tuesday in the Orange City Council election. Cavecche, outspent nearly 2-to-1 by opponent Scott Steiner, will fill a seat left vacant after Councilman Mark Murphy was elected mayor in November. Cavecche won 61% of the vote, with Steiner getting 35% and Michael Vogelvang capturing just over 3%.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 2013 | By Nicole Santa Cruz
An investigation into an Orange County Superior Court judge accused of  improper sexual conduct in his chambers is expected to be completed next week. The monthlong investigation involves Scott Steiner, a former high-ranking prosecutor and the son of former Orange County Supervisor William Steiner, said Jim Amormino, a spokesman with the Sheriff's Department.  “We're looking into all the allegations to see if they're criminal or not,” Amormino said. Amormino said that Steiner's chambers were searched, and potential evidence was gathered and will be tested for DNA. Deputies will send the final report to the state attorney general, Amormino said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 2013 | By Nicole Santa Cruz
An Orange County Superior Court judge is being investigated by the Sheriff's Department on suspicion of  improper sexual conduct -- allegedly in his courtroom chambers - authorities said. Deputies are completing a month-long investigation into Scott Steiner, a former high-ranking prosecutor and the son of former Orange County Supervisor William Steiner, said Jim Amormino, a spokesman with the sheriff's department.  Amormino said that Steiner's chambers were searched, and potential evidence was gathered and will be tested for DNA. The investigation is expected to be completed next week, and deputies will send a report to the state attorney general, Amormino said.
NEWS
June 6, 2001 | EVAN HALPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Grass-roots GOP activist Carolyn V. Cavecche, a fiscal conservative and fierce opponent of an airport at El Toro, soundly defeated the county Republican establishment's favored candidate Tuesday in the Orange City Council election. Cavecche, outspent nearly 2-to-1 by opponent Scott Steiner, will fill a seat left vacant after Councilman Mark Murphy was elected mayor in November. Cavecche won 61% of the vote, with Steiner getting 35% and Michael Vogelvang capturing just over 3%.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
Officials at the state Attorney General's Office confirmed they are reviewing allegations that Orange County Deputy Dist. Atty.Scott Steiner used his office computer in campaigning for a seat on the Orange City Council. Steiner allegedly used government equipment to send campaign e-mail, compile a list of contributors, and draft political fliers and debate notes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 2001 | EVAN HALPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The mailers once depicted her peering from behind a pile of lumber and accepting hefty donations from sinister developers. Now Carolyn Cavecche, a conservative running for the Orange City Council in an officially nonpartisan election, is painted as a "liberal activist" in cahoots with like-minded operatives out to destroy the GOP. So is she a tree-hugger or a builder's pawn? Whatever sticks. Such is the state of politics in Orange.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 2001 | STUART PFEIFER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Government watchdogs are criticizing Orange County Dist. Atty. Tony Rackauckas for his handling of the latest controversy in his office: allegations that a deputy used an office computer on a political campaign. Rackauckas has not asked the state attorney general to investigate Deputy Dist. Atty. Scott Steiner even though he has routinely handed off other allegations against staff to state prosecutors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 2001
Officials at the state attorney general's office confirmed they are reviewing allegations that Orange County Deputy Dist. Atty. Scott Steiner used his office computer to campaign for a seat on the Orange City Council. Steiner allegedly used government equipment to send campaign e-mail, compile a list of contributors, and draft political fliers and debate notes. The matter was referred to the attorney general by county Dist. Atty.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 26, 2002 | From Times staff reports
The state attorney general's office will not file criminal charges against an Orange County deputy prosecutor accused of using his county computer to work on his political campaign, an official said Monday. Deputy Dist. Atty. Scott Steiner was accused of using the office computer last year for work related to his unsuccessful campaign for the Orange City Council. State prosecutors investigated the complaints so local prosecutors would avoid a conflict of interest. Deputy Atty. Gen.
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