Two incumbents, pair of high-profile challengers win seats in crowded RCWD board election

Two longtime Temecula-area water district directors easily won re-election, but two others were ousted by a pair of high-profile challengers in the recent election for Rancho California Water District board members. One of the successful challengers, Angel Garcia, tasted victory, after repeatedly falling short in his bids to win seats on the Temecula school board […]

County supervisors approve even-year elections for Perris Elementary School District

The Riverside County board of supervisors approved a change in the election timing for Perris Elementary School District board members. The supervisors’ 4-0 vote May 2 approved a resolution allowing the change from odd-numbered years to even-numbered years. Under both the California Education Code and the California Elections Code, the elections of school district board […]

TVUSD School Board elections, you don’t get to vote!

Editor’s Note; The following opinion piece was received through email last week. In light of the fact TVUSD’s recent decision to vote by-district rather than at-large, and that it remains a hot button issue with many of our readers, I decided to give up my opinion space to run this piece instead. The opinions herein […]

TVUSD board members disenfranchise voters

Dear Editor, William Gongreve, an English dramatist, once said, “He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the integrity of his own views.” Last month, TVUSD Board members voted to change the method in which board members are elected. At two public hearings, I spoke on behalf of TVEA, […]

Career education opportunities for students reviewed by MVUSD Board

Murrieta Valley Unified School District board members heard a presentation on the progress of districts Career Technical Education Programs Thursday, Jan. 21, by Mary Walters, executive director of the program. Walters said staff and teachers are working to expand and add to the career technical education pathway classes currently offered at the district’s high schools. Several […]