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Interesting reading From Around the State

Original post made by resident, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Feb 23, 2010

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Posted by resident
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 23, 2010 at 11:26 pm

Let's see if this will link the right page:

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Posted by parent
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 24, 2010 at 8:02 am

Resident,
couldn't get the link to work...could you post gist of article?


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Posted by Dark Corners of Town
a resident of Country Fair
on Feb 24, 2010 at 8:55 am

Let's see if this works:

(Web Link))


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Posted by Dark Corners of Town
a resident of Country Fair
on Feb 24, 2010 at 8:57 am

Town Square is mishandling the right paren.
So, click on the link, then in the browser URL line add the right parenthesis and hit enter. You'll get the article.


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Posted by Stacey
a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:10 am

Stacey is a registered user.

Or try cutting and pasting this: ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/St._Helena_Unified_School_District_board_recall,_California_(2010)


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Posted by Oh wow
a resident of Birdland
on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:22 am

Thanks for providing a working link.
Amazing how the reasons why the St. Helena community was motivated to recall school board members are exactly what the community is saying about some PUSD school board members.
Having gone through one expensive special election, I doubt Pleasanton wants to foot the bill to recall some of the current school board members especially when there's another school board election coming up later in the year.
But perhaps it would be money well spent.


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Posted by resident
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 24, 2010 at 10:42 am

Thanks! I couldn't figure out how to get the article to appear using a stand alone link.

Here is another interesting one:

The gist:Web Link

School board recalls:

Tehachapi Unified School District board recall, California, 2010

Dan Castillo recall, Stockton Unified School District, California (2010)

St. Helena Unified School District board recall, California (2010)

Gloria Romo and Ruben De La Rosa recall, Calexico School Board (2010)

Jose Morales recall, Stockton Unified School District, California (2010)

Romeo Community School Board recall, Michigan, 2010

Standish-Sterling Community School Board recall, Michigan, 2010

Bill Phillips recall, Knox County Public Schools, Tennessee, 2010

Howell Board of Education recall, Michigan, 2010

Alameda Unified School District board recall, Alameda County, California, 2010


Flint Community School Board recall, Michigan, 2010

Buena Vista School Board recall, Michigan, 2010


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Posted by resident
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 24, 2010 at 10:48 am

Also the results are in. It looks like unpopular board actions can have consequences:

Election results
Recall Cynthia Warren?

Yes: 1,708 (59.02%)
No: 1,186 (40.98%)
Recall Ines DeLuna?

Yes: 1,650 (57.51%)
No: 1,219 (42.49%)
Recall Cynthia Noble Lane?

Yes: 1,667 (57.96%)
No: 1,209 (42.04%)
Recall Carolyn Martini?

Yes: 1,653 (57.54%)
No: 1,220 (42.46%)


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