Huntington Beach Neighborhood Assn. after sensing his part of town was
ignored by the City Council, which now meets regularly with the group ...
Concerns include the expanding sewage treatment plant nearby and cleaning
up the NESI toxic dump site ... Says if you don't get involved in
politics, then you shouldn't complain ... Retired Los Angeles County
probation officer ... Takes a two-hour walk each morning with his
Dalmatian, Lola ... Thinks everyone should stop and smell the roses more
... Plans to attend his 50th high school anniversary this summer in Grand
Island, Neb. ... Last year's ranking: 34
30) CHUCK CONLOSH, 35, Fountain Valley ... City councilman for three
years ... Senior officer for the Huntington Beach Police Department ...
Guided the city through the adoption of an ordinance limiting the sale of
medicine containing ephedrine, which was recently adopted as a state law
... Involved in the Huntington Beach Officers Assn. Teddy Bear Program
for children in local hospitals ... Vice-chairman of the Orange County
Hazardous Material Committee and member of the Fountain Valley
Legislative Committee ... No. 1 concern is keeping children away from
drugs, alcohol and violence ... Making sure senior citizens are cared for
is a priority ... Spends most of his free time in Lake Havasu ... Hero is
his dad who "was a great, hard-working coal miner from Pennsylvania" ...
Listens to country music ... Motto: Honesty is the best policy ... Last
year's ranking: 44
31) LARRY DOLAN, timeless, Huntington Beach ... Pastor of Sts. Simon
and Jude Catholic Church ... Just completed the retrofit and remodeling
project at the church ... The congregation includes 6,400 families ...
The church has added another Just Faith Group, which studies and analyzes
public justice ... Serves on the board of directors of Adult Day Care
Services of Orange County ... Has held an ecumenical prayer service with
other local churches for the past few years ... His hero is Pope John
XXIII, who spearheaded the Second Vatican Council ... Was ordained in