Town Square

Post a New Topic

CONTINUED -- Newspaper - Conflict of Interest?

Original post made by Another Gatetree Resident on Apr 3, 2009

Posted by Sensibly Save Our Schools, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, 15 hours ago

Mike,

I don't know whether to start laughing or crying!

For those of you out there who are saying "no way," go to www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us, click on Foothill High School, then select Foothill Staff and you will see that Jan Bing is listed as a counseling secretary at Foothill High School.

Well, that certainly explains why Jeb Bing is in favor of the parcel tax. He has a personal financial interest. What it doesn't explain however is why Jeb didn't disclose this information in his editorial.

It would be appropriate for Jeb Bing to do what others have done in similar situations - recuse himself from the discussion.

Thanks so much Mike for sharing this information. Now let's see how long this thread stays open!

________

Who is taking bets? Better yet, who wants to co-fund legal counsel to address the issue of freedom of speech?

Comments (2)

Posted by Optimistic, a resident of Golden Eagle
on Apr 3, 2009 at 2:52 pm

Optimistic is a registered user.

IF YOU DON'T THINK IT IS FAIR, THEN STOP POSTING ON THIS WEBSITE! FIND SOMEWHERE ELSE!!!!!


Posted by Sensibly Save Our Schools, a resident of Amador Valley High School
on Apr 4, 2009 at 6:41 am

Sensibly Save Our Schools is a registered user.

Selective censorship is never fair, nor is a journalist not disclosing a personal interest in an issue.
Why the shouting?


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

To post your comment, please click here to login

Remember me?
Forgot Password?
or register. This topic is only for those who have signed up to participate by providing their email address and establishing a screen name.

DSRSD's Kohnen Scholarship on Hold
By Roz Rogoff | 0 comments | 740 views

Fifty Ways to Craze Your Donors
By Tom Cushing | 0 comments | 635 views

Be a sport: Send us your youth sports news, scores and photos
By Gina Channell-Allen | 0 comments | 392 views

When Adult Children Go Off to College: Keeping Your Eye on The Law
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 226 views