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April 13, 2002 | From staff reports
Team California, led by 15 wrestlers who finished among the top eight, was runner-up to Ohio in the Senior National Wrestling Championships last week in Cleveland. Darrell Vasquez of Bakersfield, a four-time California state champion, placed second at 125 pounds. He was the highest finisher of any Californian in the national tournament for high school seniors.
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January 2, 1994 | JOHN M. GLIONNA, Times Staff Writer
Last year is dwindling in the rear-view mirror, tumbling down the memory hole, shuffling off to the Valhalla of Used Eras to await the whimsical verdict of the nostalgia gods. A serious year in many respects, a time when San Fernando Valley residents were left dazed by streaks of crime, felt the heat of a catastrophic fire, and elected their guy mayor of Los Angeles.
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September 27, 1995 | RENE LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Marking his last meeting as 3rd District supervisor and chairman of the board, Gaddi H. Vasquez choked back the tears Tuesday as he said goodby to his friends and colleagues and offered best wishes to the county. Vasquez, who leaves office at 5 p.m. today, resigned earlier this year, citing the toll of the county's bankruptcy and his desire to spend more time with his family.
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November 7, 1990
Orange County Supervisor Gaddi H. Vasquez leaves Friday for an all-expense-paid trip to France, where he will spend two weeks, courtesy of the French government, participating in a new cultural exchange program. Vasquez is one of no more than 10 Americans who will participate in France's Invitational Cultural Exchange Programme, begun last year.
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January 10, 1995 | ALAN EYERLY
Board of Supervisors Chairman Gaddi H. Vasquez will give a report on the state of the county today when he addresses a group of community leaders in Irvine. This meeting of the Orange County Forum will begin at noon at the Hyatt Regency Irvine, 17900 Jamboree Road. One of the supervisor's topics will be an update on Orange County's financial crisis, said Peter Whittingham, Vasquez's aide. The county's financial consultants now estimate that the county-run investment pool has lost $2.
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February 14, 1988
Orange County Supervisor Gaddi H. Vasquez spent Friday night at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange after admitting himself because of chest pains, hospital officials said. Vasquez, 33, was admitted Friday afternoon and released Saturday afternoon after spending the night in the cardiac care unit for observation, hospital spokesman Dennis Gashin said.
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December 28, 1987 | JOHN NEEDHAM, Times County Bureau Chief
There have been fund-raisers aimed at yuppies, fund-raisers targeting Hispanics, fund-raisers to lure the establishment, all designed to fill the campaign war chest of Supervisor Gaddi H. Vasquez. Now, eight months after being appointed to the job and six months before he has to face the voters of his district for the first time, Vasquez, 32, figures he has about $260,000 in the bank, with plenty more to come.
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March 2, 2002 | PETER YOON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
All eyes were on Darrel Vasquez of Bakersfield High Friday during the state wrestling championships at University of the Pacific, and for good reason. Vasquez, a senior wrestling at 125 pounds, is going for his record fourth consecutive individual state title. Vasquez, who won at 119 pounds last year, 112 in 2000 and 103 in 1999, got his pursuit of history rolling in impressive fashion in the opening rounds, winning with a pin and two technical falls as he advanced to the semifinals today.
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March 17, 1992 | ERIC LICHTBLAU
Supervisor Gaddi H. Vasquez announced Monday that Gov. Pete Wilson has reappointed him to serve on a statewide panel that recommends policy on criminal justice issues and provides grants for local law enforcement agencies. Vasquez will serve an open-ended term on the California Council on Criminal Justice. A Republican, he was named to the panel in 1989 by then-Gov. George Deukmejian. "It is an honor to have been reappointed to this council," said Vasquez in a prepared statement.
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January 25, 1996 | DAVE McKIBBEN
Huntington Beach bantamweight Johnny Vasquez headlines tonight's bouts at the Irvine Marriott, which begins its 12th season of professional boxing. Vasquez (7-4 with five knockouts) was last year's Marriott boxer of the year. He will face Jesus Jimenez (9-15-2 with three knockouts) of Jalisco, Mexico, in the eight-round main event. Jimenez upset Vasquez last July in a controversial eight-round decision.
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