Sell the Abandoned Site That Used to Be Adams (7 Years Ago)

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WCCUSD staff worked out a great way to ac­com­mo­date the district’s le­gal re­quire­ment for hous­ing a grow­ing char­ter school while get­ting a closed school site that has been fes­ter­ing as aban­doned build­ings since 2009 out of its hair. The plan: sell the aban­doned prop­erty to the char­ter in re­turn for the char­ter (Caliber) waiv­ing it’s fu­ture le­gal fa­cil­i­ties rights. Slowness in mov­ing for­ward with the plan has al­lowed a coali­tion dri­ven by fear and hate to mo­bi­lize to pos­si­bly nix the deal.

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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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