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Adrienne Saltzberg July 10, 2014 at 10:15 PM
Giorgio, thanks for the input. I was unaware of the affiliation with the school district. Out ofRead Morecu riosity, what liability are you referring to? If it is a liability issue, isn't it the same amount of liability for each and every child on the premises? Given that there is no history of violence, I am unclear as to why liability for Devon would differ from the rest of the crowd. And why wasn't the issue of liability brought up last year when he attended? Odd.
Giorgio C. July 10, 2014 at 10:24 PM
Adrienne, I'm no expert. I was just wondering if the school is responsible for the safety andRead Morewell- being of your child, that if something happened to your child, and staff were not properly trained to assist your child, this could be a liability. Again, I'm no expert. I taught for a few years and I do know that teachers with additional training and qualifications were assigned to helping children with such needs. Of course, this isn't the public school system, but still, maybe such requirements are still applicable. I would request from them all relevant policies and bylaws documents. Everything they do should be supported in writing.
Adrienne Saltzberg July 10, 2014 at 10:27 PM
Thanks so much Giorgio, I appreciate your input.
Autumn Johnson July 09, 2014 at 09:16 AM
This is what we have so far:Read Morehttp://pinole-hercules.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/2-rob-gas-sta tion-convenience-store-at-gunpoint-flee-in-stolen-car
Dwayne Hoover July 08, 2014 at 02:06 PM
The community of Hercules never really knew the issues with the Pinole Wastewater plant verses theRead MoreW est County plant. They only knew that the plant expansion was supposedly cheaper than the West County solution. Councilman Dan Romero, who was not on the council at the time made a career of keeping up with the details. He continually pushed for and promote the Pinole expansion. And like so many other decisions Hercules chose to do the "cheap" solution without any regard for the impact it would have on the environment and without any consideration for doing something better with the communities waterfront. So now, due in great part to Councilman Romero and others in both Hercules and Pinole, the San Pablo Bay, the Hercules and Pinole waterfronts will be blighted for generations to come. I suppose that is about all you can expect from a couple of backwater small time townships.
Dwayne Hoover July 08, 2014 at 02:06 PM
The community of Hercules never really knew the issues with the Pinole Wastewater plant verses theRead MoreW est County plant. They only knew that the plant expansion was supposedly cheaper than the West County solution. Councilman Dan Romero, who was not on the council at the time made a career of keeping up with the details. He continually pushed for and promoted the Pinole expansion. And like so many other decisions, Hercules chose to do the "cheap" solution without any regard for the impact it would have on the environment and without any consideration for doing something better with the communities waterfront. So now, due in great part to Councilman Romero and others in both Hercules and Pinole, the San Pablo Bay, the Hercules and Pinole waterfronts will be blighted for generations to come. I suppose that is about all you can expect from a couple of backwater small time townships.
SalthePlumber July 09, 2014 at 10:54 AM
There are no good reasons for maintaining small wastewater districts when it is a viableRead Morealternative to consolidate them and allow for economy of size to save $$$. The last thing that entrenched politicians want is loss of control over tax dollars, even if it is good for the community. And that is the antithesis of good government...
Autumn Johnson June 23, 2014 at 08:30 PM
In case you missed this:Read Morehttp://pinole-hercules.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/fire-officials-in vestigating-saturday-brush-fire-in-el-sobrante53016
WCCUSDmom June 25, 2014 at 10:43 AM
Ms. Kronenberg has been on the school board going on 8 years now and the district is one of theRead Morelowe st academically performing districts in California. She has received many thousands in contributions from the construction interests that are directly benefiting from the bond program, this seems like a huge conflict-of-interest. From her school board campaign in 2010 of $68,897, I only saw $100 that was not from construction related interests. This may be legal, however it seems unethical and may influence reasons that she could seem supportive of endless construction. Campaign Docs: http://64.166.146.18/
WCCUSDmom June 25, 2014 at 10:45 AM
Ed Trust West pulled academic performance data from the California Department of EducationRead More"C DE" and WCCUSD is consistently one of the lowest performing districts in California. Academic performance levels for low-income students in California, WCCUSD came in last or close to last: • 2013 = 149 out of 149 districts. 69% of students in WCCUSD were low-income. • 2012 = 148 out of 148 districts. 66% of students in WCCUSD were low-income. • 2011 = 145 out of 147 districts. 68% of students in WCCUSD were low-income. • 2010 = 145 out of 146 districts. 66% of students in WCCUSD were low-income. http://reportcards.edtrustwest.org/
Kilgore Trout June 25, 2014 at 11:26 AM
As a local taxayer seeing the WCCUSD Bond Program finally coming into focus, I disagree with theRead Morephi losophy that is driving the incessant need for more Bonds and more Money. I applaud the notion that ALL of our students need a clean, warm, updated place to learn in, but it looks like that "yardstick" has now been stretched far beyond the original intentions of the Bond Program. One need only look at the Colossus that El Cerrito HS has become. A veritable Amusement Park of overspending, including a Regional Theater and now a sports STADIUM. As the cost overruns continue the Administration looks for more $$ to cover the "shortfall". As with all Public Institutions, there is usually no shortfall, just out of control spending...
Kilgore Trout June 18, 2014 at 07:47 PM
Mr Gutrerrez, you have written three articles worth of comments here. Try sticking to one subjectRead Moreat a time. This is a wordy mess.
willie June 23, 2014 at 12:17 PM
most governments are corrupt
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