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Lanric Hyland

Peace and Freedom

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-2010 Peace and Freedom SD-06 5916 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Family: Step-son of Alvin C. Weingand

1968: Campaign Manager, Eldridge Cleaver for President campaign
1970: Campaign Manager, Ricardo Romo for Governor campaign
1988-1989: Special Assistant to the Chief Probation Officer, San Francisco Juvenile Probation Department

  • According to his biography on the Peace and Freedom Party website; "Ric Hyland is the son of a California State Senator from Montecito. While attending McGeorge Law School, young Ric robbed his father’s hotel [the San Ysidro Hotel in Montecito], for which he was sent to Soledad."
  • PARDON ME: On March 25, 2016, Hyland was was pardoned by Governor Jerry Brown for the crime of robbery. Hyland served two years and nine months in prison for robbing the ranch owned by his step-father, State Senator Alvin C. Weingand and his mother.
  • According to his father's oral history interview with the UCLA Oral History Program, Hyland's first name was "Richard".
  • According to an article in the San Francisco Chronicle, Hyland was awarded a $375,000 settlement after writing "an eight-page memo to judges, detailing what he saw as problems with the management of San Francisco's juvenile justice system." (Source: "Ex-S.F. Juvenile Hall Volunteer to Get $375,000 in Settlement" by Susan Sward (3/11/1999)