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Our View: Talking about our schools is necessary
Thursday Mar 10 2011
If there is something good to come out of the doomsday budget crisis that local schools are mired in, it could be that it has mobilized and united parts of the community. In Nove ...
Funding doesn’t reach classrooms
Tuesday Dec 28 2010
Measure L did not pass with a two-thirds majority vote, but if all 55 percent of the people supporting the measure put their money where their vote was, the Auburn Union School Dis ...
Education donations need oversight
Monday Dec 27 2010
Re: “Local foundation tries to make up for Auburn’s education budget shortfall” (Wednesday, Dec. 22). Recent headlines scream “Sierra College cannot balance budget; B stud ...
Give freely to Auburn schools
Wednesday Dec 15 2010
Measure L was a proposition on the Nov. 2 ballot. Its goal was to get all of the property owners who live within the Auburn Union School District to add $59 to their parcel tax per ...
Support schools this better way
Tuesday Dec 14 2010
The voters of the Auburn Union Elementary School District (AUESD) rejected Measure L, a proposal to impose a parcel tax on the taxpayers, on Nov. 2. Following the rejection, sever ...
One letter clear, another less so
Monday Nov 29 2010
First, I would like to commend Julann Brown for her comments on local school fundraising (Reader Input, Nov. 25). I had the privilege a few years ago to serve with her briefly on t ...
Let children be students
Wednesday Nov 24 2010
In response to Ellen Stephens’ letter (Reader Input, Nov. 24) to what I assume to be the parents, teachers and students at our local Auburn schools, with all due respect, are you ...
Ingenuity will help schools
Tuesday Nov 23 2010
This is about the failure to pass Measure L and about all the articles asking people to donate money to the schools (Journal, Nov. 18). What about trying American ingenuity, crea ...
Failed measure spurs donated funds
Wednesday Nov 17 2010
After the failure of a local measure set to bring money into Auburn schools, some community members are ready to offer donations. Measure L was a proposed annual $59 parcel tax fo ...
Confounded by Brown’s return
Tuesday Nov 09 2010
Well, the election is finally over and I am left with one question — how on earth can the citizens of California choose Jerry Brown again? Why do they fail to understand that h ...
Pony up for school district
Monday Nov 08 2010
What a good idea that was to suggest that everyone who voted for Measure L should send a check to the Auburn Union Elementary School District for $59 in lieu of passing the measure ...
School district administrator-heavy
Friday Nov 05 2010
It was interesting to read in the Journal this morning (Nov. 4) that the board of the Auburn Elementary School District just didn’t know how they were going to get a budget in pl ...
Our View: Election’s over, but hard work is just beginning
Thursday Nov 04 2010
Most of the votes have been counted. The races have been settled. Concession and congratulatory calls have been made. Campaign signs are down. The 2010 general election is in the ...
Officials react to Measure L loss
Wednesday Nov 03 2010
Supporters of the now-defunct Measure L are voicing their concerns after the ballot item failed to gather the two-thirds vote it needed. Measure L would have been an annual $59 ta ...
Measure L voted down
Tuesday Nov 02 2010
As of 11:30 p.m. the Placer County Office of Elections website reported that 54.19 percent of residents had voted yes on Measure L, and 45.81 percent voted no. The measure needed 6 ...
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