Measure L

Measure supporters encourage voting

Measure L supporters are hoping to end their campaign strong, but there are some who still oppose the potential tax. If passed, Measure L would impose a $59 annual tax on propert ...

Vote in support of local children

I am writing in support of Measure L, and in support of our children, our community and our property values. There is no doubt that there is room for improvement within the publi ...

Our View: Local, state and national issues take stage Tuesday

Polls will open in about 48 hours, so if you haven’t voted yet with a mail-in ballot, there’s still time to bone up on the candidates, propositions and measures that are repeat ...

Teacher asks for yes on Measure L

I am urging all voters to vote yes on Measure L. I have been a teacher in the Auburn Union School District for more than 16 years and I can tell you firsthand that we really need ...

Measure L good investment

There are many good reasons to vote yes on Measure L, the local schools funding measure. Good schools are the linchpin of any thriving community and represent an investment in our ...

Measure L supplies many rewards

I commend the Auburn Journal for endorsing Measure L, which will be on the ballot this November. The public schools need the support of the local community. Measure L, if passed ...

Poor schools increase other costs

I would like to challenge the voters of the Auburn area who are pondering Measure L to consider the larger picture. Having worked in a prison and around corrections for nearly four ...

Measure L deserves yes

Over the past 10 years the Auburn Union School District has been forced to make major cuts to its budget. The state has cut nearly $3 million meant for Auburn’s classrooms. For a ...

Odd comment on Measure L

I have never written to the paper before, but the (Oct. 19) Reader Input from Mr. (Ken) Newman regarding Measure L disturbs me greatly. Granted, I live outside Auburn Union Sch ...

Who paid for writer’s schools?

Contrary to Ken Newman (Reader Input, Oct. 19), Measure L is actually good for seniors. Funding our local schools is the most important place we can spend our money because good sc ...

Seniors value education

Unlike Ken Newman (Reader Input, Oct. 19), I urge everyone, especially seniors, to vote yes on Measure L. Times have changed. When we came of age, strong reading and math skills an ...

Grandparents support ‘L’

I grew up in Auburn and have great memories of my elementary schools — Lincoln Way and E.V. Cain. We had enthusiastic teachers and a strong basic curriculum enriched with opport ...

Money for public schools misspent

Measure L on the ballot is sad testimony to the degraded state of public school education. An additional tax to teach math and science? What are you teaching in middle school? I ...

Senior won’t opt out of Measure L

The best school measure to make the ballot in many moons is Measure L. It guarantees that every dollar stays in Auburn, that no funds can be used for administrators’ salaries, ...

Measure L is a vote for schools

No one wants to pay more property tax, but we also don’t want our children’s education to suffer. At only 16 cents per day to property owners within the Auburn Union School Di ...