| According to Chris Nguyen of OC Political (Five File for Laguna Hills City Council: Wild Race Set with Blount, Gilbert, Hunt, and Mathur), Laguna Hills City Council candidates are Andrew Blount (R), RAJ Djowharzadeh (R), Dore Gilbert (R), Bill Hunt (R), and Raghu P. Mathur (R). (Two of these five will be elected to the Council.)|
Nguyen rules out Djowharzadeh, based on past performance. According to Nguyen, the contenders are:
• Blount is a businessman.... Blount’s gathered the endorsements of various elected officials, including District Attorney Tony Rackauckas, Assemblyman Jim Silva, and various City Councilmembers from across Orange County.
• Gilbert is a former Trustee on the Saddleback Valley Unified School District.... He is a doctor who joined the Army at the age of 60 and is currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve.
• Mathur is the former Chancellor of the South Orange County Community District, the former President of Irvine Valley College, and a former Trustee on the Saddleback Valley Unified School District, serving from 1983-1992. Mathur has gathered the endorsements of various elected officials, including District Attorney Tony Rackauckas, Orange County Board of Education President Dr. Ken Williams, and several City Councilmembers from across Orange County.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Mathur still a contender for Laguna Hills City Council
by Roy Bauer