Councilman Jim Dahl, according to his biography on the city's website, has lived in town for more than 45 years.
<p>He was a firfighter for the Orange County Fire Authority, making the rank of captain before retiring.</p>
<p>Dahl was elected in 1996 and finished his fourth term as mayor in December 2010. </p>
The Ole Hanson Beach Club, dedicated in 1928, is the namesake of the town's founder, according to the facility's …More href="http://www.olehansonbeachclub.com/">Web site</a>.</p>
<p>The facility boasts two ocean-view patios, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, kitchen and event room, which can be rented for private parties and community events. The manicured lawn facing North Beach is also open for events. Memberships are available for purchase in order to use the pool.</p>
<p>The Ole Hanson Beach Club also serves as a voting precinct during elections.</p>