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Juan Vargus
Juan Vargus


Juan Vargus (D-San Diego) is a Democratic politician from the state of California. The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ...


Juan Vargus was born March 7, 1961 National City, California, where he grew up. He is the third of ten children of Tomas and Celina Vargus, who immigrated to the United States from Mexico in the late 1940s and raised their children on a chicken ranch. March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in Leap years). ... 1961 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... National City is a city located in San Diego County, California. ...


Vargus graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA from University of San Diego and earned a MA in Humanities from Fordham University in New York. After college, Vargus joined the Jesuit Novitiate (introduction) in Santa Barbara. Later, he went back to school graduated with a JD from Harvard Law School. The University of San Diego is a Catholic university in San Diego, California. ... Fordham University is a private, co-educational university located in the Bronx in New York City (but with campuses also in Manhattan — at Lincoln Center — and Westchester). ... The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu), commonly known as the Jesuits, is a Roman Catholic religious order. ... Stearns Wharf is the extension into the sea of State Street, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara is the county seat of Santa Barbara County, California, United States. ... Harvard Law School (HLS) is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University. ...


Vargus served on the San Diego City Council 1993-2000. While on the Council, he created "Operation Restore" then that employed homeless individuals for grafitti and home rehabilitation. He was elected to represent the 79th District in the California State Assembly in November 2000. City nickname: Americas Finest City Location of San Diego within San Diego County County San Diego Mayor vacant Area   â€“Land   â€“Water 372. ... The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


He and his wife Adrienne live in the Golden Hill area of San Diego and have two daughters.


External Links

  • Official Assembly Webpage

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Vargas takes insurance job | The San Diego Union-Tribune (814 words)
SACRAMENTO – During his campaign for Congress, Juan Vargas was harshly criticized for accepting $335,000 in campaign contributions from insurers and frequently taking their side while chairman of the Assembly Insurance Committee.
Vargas, whose Assembly term ended this week, is the new vice president of California external affairs for Safeco, a Seattle-based company that sells auto, surety and homeowners insurance to 4.3 million customers nationwide.
Vargas said that while he was excited about his new job in the private sector, he would not rule out a future run for office.
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