WCCUSD Teachers Union Interviews for Endorsement

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The teachers union (UTR) will vote on their endorsements for the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education at their Rep Council meeting on August 31st. The candidate interviews and questionnaires used in this process are available to the public.

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El Cerrito Dem Club Candidate Forum Open to Public

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The August 2014 ECDC Candidate Forum

Come to this open public event on Saturday, August 27 for anyone to hear and ask questions of candidates for local races that the El Cerrito Democratic Club takes a position on, like the race for two seats on the West Contra Costa USD Board and the race for the Area 1 seat on the Contra Costa County Board of Education.

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And Then There Were 4 – Pam Mirabella Actually Has to Run

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I thought Pam Mirabella would finally retire after 28 years as a Contra Costa County Board of Education Trustee for Area 1 (including most or all of the West Contra Costa USD over the years). Then last year I started getting campaign e-mails from her. I was puzzled that she was making such an effort thinking that she could probably die in office if she wanted with little effort. This was seemingly confirmed as she pulled and filed papers to run on the first day of the filing period then stood alone for two weeks as the only candidate. Yesterday, when I checked again, everything changed. Three competitors suddenly appeared to at least pull papers. So, let’s look at this.

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“After praying and speaking with family and friends…”

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Mister Phillips has done what everyone expected and announced another run for WCCUSD school board. Here’s the official announcement on his candidate Facebook page.

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