AStar

CA is funding schools at 2008 levels with no accounting for regional cost of living variances...as such CUSD is being crushed under the weight of Bay Area expenses. Changes need to come from Sacramento and every Coastside resident should be calling their reps mad as heck about the lack of…

The state of CA is largely responsible for the financial struggles felt by many districts throughout the state. They are funding schools at 2008 levels with no accounting for variances in regional cost of living. Changes need to be made at the state level, districts like ours that rely on…

Hi - Since my name was mentioned here I thought I’d chime in. Yes I am related to Marina! I and several others are working hard to get things changed up in Sacramento. Your point about competitive salaries is extremely valid, with the state still funding schools at 2008 levels it’s near i…

The school district did form a financial advisory committee and the work of that committee was largely to figure out where cuts could be made within the district. That work is set to be shared at upcoming school board and community meetings. The district CBO (Chief business officer) held …

The parcel tax measure that will be on the Nov ballot is NOT A TAX INCREASE....it is a renewal of the existing tax at the same exact rate with the same exemptions for seniors etc. True it only buys less pain as opposed to no pain but the statement that it’s an increase in this article is …

The state of CA is still funding schools at 2008 levels...that level of funding simply doesn’t work for schools and districts eleven years later. Everything costs more in 2019, housing, healthcare, salaries and EDUCATION. For districts like Cabrillo that do not generate enough property ta…

There is no way that the addition of two more stoplights is going to improve the flow of traffic. The stoplight at Higgins is $600,000 that could be spent on better solutions.

AStar commented on In Photo: Night of Lights

The photo captioned “Mountain View Elementary School” is incorrect it’s “Kings Mountain Elementary School” which is a local public school that is part of CUSD.