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2002: Vargas was re-elected in the 79th Assembly District.

2000: Vargas was elected represent the 79th Assembly District.

1993: Vargas was elected to the San Diego City Council and served for 8 years.

As a young adult, Vargas entered the Jesuits, a Catholic religious order, where he worked with disadvantaged communities, including orphaned children and internally displaced people in El Salvador.

Vargas left the Jesuits in order to pursue family life. Two years later, he married Adrienne D'Ascoli and they returned to San Diego where Vargas worked as an associate attorney with the law firm of Luce, Forward, Hamilton and Scripps.

Vargas graduated from the University of San Diego in 1983, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Afterwards, Juan earned a Masters in Humanities from Fordham University in New York City and a Juris Doctorate from the Harvard Law School.

Vargas was born the third son of ten children on March 7, 1961, in National City, California. Tomas and Celina Vargas, Juan's parents, moved to the United States from Mexico in the late 1940s and raised their children on an egg ranch.

Last edited by Scott Flodin on April 6, 2010

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