The measure was drafted by the Keep Cannabis Away from Kids coalition and was placed on the ballot by the city council after the group gathered enough signatures to force them to either adopt the measure or allow voters to decide. Richmond voters also approved Measure L, instituting rent control and just cause for eviction. Santa Clara County Measure M: PASS. The passage of Measure L for Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College helps the District qualify for matching funds from the state bond measure. Measure FD will cost the owner of a 1,500-square-foot home $90 the first year, increasing by up to 2% per year thereafter. For example, the Centennial Education Center, where the Santa Ana College School of Continuing Education is located, is located in aging temporary buildings that have exceeded their lifespan and regularly flood, affecting the learning environment of thousands of students. Congratulation to Richmond city council and all richmond renters. Measure L would provide the local control necessary to complete prioritized projects to continue providing affordable, quality higher education and career training to students. The State has been an unreliable partner in funding and provides very limited funding for facilities improvements, so we can’t rely on them to complete the repairs and upgrades our colleges need to continue providing affordable, quality higher education and career training. Chuck Schumer tried to pass an increase in coronavirus stimulus payments to $2,000 by unanimous consent, but Mitch McConnell's objection sank the measure. City of Berkeley. University of CaliforniaNorth Gate HallBerkeley, CA. Glad your happy with your choice, it’s your money after all. Marijuana legalization measures pass in 5 states The measures passed in all five states that had pot legalization on the ballot. RSCCD has educational facilities throughout Orange County, including Santa Ana College in Santa Ana and Santiago Canyon College in Orange. However, Measure M, a new property transfer tax, did not pass. Renovations and modernizations are also planned at the Centennial Education Center and the Nealley Library. Voter turnout in Contra Costa County was slightly more than 50 percent, just one percent greater than turnout in 2014. Measure L would renew a parcel tax to raise $4.8 million per year for Campbell Union High School District. Results are preliminary and may be partial. In addition, Measure L would help our colleges qualify for $50 million in State matching funds if it were to pass - funds that would otherwise go to other communities. You can find the citizen oversight reports on bond projects and expenditures at The city elected two new City Councilmembers in Ben Choi and Melvin Willis, and re-elected another, Jael Myrick. Our community has a history of supporting local funding to address facilities needs at Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College. Our goal is to produce professional and engaging journalism that is useful for the citizens of the city.Please send news tips to richconstaff@gmail.com. Phillips and Panas elected to school board, Revisiting the Celeste Guap Case Four Years Later. As the cost of attending the University of California and State University systems becomes more expensive, more students are starting their education at community colleges. The more educated voters in Alameda rejected their extremist Measure L type rent control ordinance and instead chose the more rational one. All Rights Reserved. Projects planned at Santa Ana College include adding career technical education facilities including an Applied Technology Center to support manufacturing/3D modeling, robotics/welding, automotive technology and other skilled trade programs. Measure M will add a half-cent sales tax (and make permanent a previous half-cent sales tax that was set to expire in 2039) in order to build out L.A. County’s nascent rail network. Subscribe to Richmond Confidential to get the latest news sent straight to your inbox. Measure W, a parcel tax of 2.5 cents a square foot of “impermeable space,” earned 69.45% of the vote after all ballots had been processed and counted. It could not be taken away by the State or used for staff salaries or pensions. Choi and Willis are members of the Richmond Progressive Alliance. Please visit our website at www.rsccd.edu/MeasureL to learn more. Yes 47 % One is that it’s going to be difficult, if not impossible, for landlords to get rid of bad tenants. That’s the way it goes. Unfortunately Sal, ‘the people’ sometimes react emotionally rather than rationally and make unwise choices on election day. www.registertovote.ca.gov. L.A. County voters pass Measure J to divert more money toward social justice programs Local news. The battle over Riverside’s Measure L pitted a developer’s $1.5 million and a who’s who of prominent civic leaders against a small band of opponents who shared a homemade video on… Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) is a vital community and economic resource that provides high-quality, affordable higher education and career training to local students at Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College. Measure L Passed ! Thank God Measure L is passed for Richmond with 64% yes vote. Building the Future Through Quality Education, SAC Information Mailer - En Español​ (PDF), SAC Voter Information Guide - En Español​ (PDF), SCC Information Mailer - En Español (PDF), SCC Voter Information Guide - En Español (PDF), Rancho Santiago Community College District, 2323 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, California 92706-1640, Orange County Sheriff's Regional Training Academy, District Curriculum and Instruction Council (DCIC), Planning & Organizational Effectiveness Committee (POEC), District Research, Planning & Institutional Effectiveness, Facility Planning, District Construction & Support Service, Facilities Planning / District Construction, Digital Media Center - Business Incubator, Repairing or replacing leaky roofs, old rusty plumbing, faulty electrical systems and dry rotted beams where needed, Modernizing facilities to improve access for students with disabilities, Upgrading classrooms, labs and career training facilities for science, technology, engineering, math and biotech, as well as skilled trades including industrial technology, welding and automotive technology, Providing the facilities needed to support high-quality instruction in music, visual and performing arts, Removing hazardous materials like asbestos and lead paint from older buildings, Improving student safety and campus security systems, Providing local funding to enable partnerships with the public and private sector that would enhance the quality of Santa Ana College's and Santiago Canyon College's facilities, A clear system of accountability would be required including a project list, Citizens’ Oversight Committee and independent audits, All funds would be required to stay local to support Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College and could not be taken away by the State, By law, no money could be spent on staff salaries or pensions. Comments post automatically without review from our staff, but we reserve the right to delete material that is libelous, a personal attack, or spam. Of his four initiatives, Measure L fared the worst and will not likely pass. Measure GG. You can register to vote at Yes. You can also contact Patricia Duenez at duenez_patricia@rsccd.edu or (714) 480-7460 with any feedback or questions. A Special Election will be held on November 5, 2019, regarding the following: “Vineyards at Deer Creek Voter Initiative” – Measure L On April 8, 2019, the City Clerk’s office received a Notice of Intent to Circulate a Petition titled “Vineyards at Deer Creek Voter Initiative”. Seventy percent of voters said ‘No’ to the little-discussed ballot measure. City Council narrowly approved rezoning 176.6 acres of agricultural land in South Morro Hills to make way for the 585-home development. We need to fix it to avoid two problems. Passes with a majority vote. We request that commenters consistently use the same login name. With thousands of military veterans returning from service, our local community colleges play a critical role in providing job training, job placement, counseling and support services. Well now people are all very happy in Richmond? The argument submittal periods for this measure have closed. Our goal is to produce professional and engaging journalism that is useful for the citizens of the city. And Measure L is what you’ll get, along with higher rents to pay for the higher costs. PORTLAND, Ore. –Voters passed Measure 110, our political analyst says, making Oregon the first state in the nation to decriminalize possession of small amounts of hard drugs and expanding treatment. Despite the hundreds of thousands spent to defeat it, Measure L passed with 64 percent of the vote. Our local community colleges educate the healthcare professionals, police, firefighters and skilled workers who keep us healthy, safe and fuel our economy. On October 28, 2019, the RSCCD Board of Trustees placed Measure L, a $496 million local college improvement bond measure, on the March 2020 ballot to address facilities needs at Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College. Measure L is the right blessing at most crucial time because we dont want to be victims of greedy landlords like in san Francisco. Projects planned at Santiago Canyon College include classroom and lab upgrades to keep up with current industry standards, improving access for students with disabilities and a new Student Services Building and Fine and Performing Arts Center. RSCCD has very few options when it comes to making the necessary renovations and upgrades Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College need. What level of support would Measure L need to pass? The District is committed to working with public and private entities to seek funds and share facilities use in order to maximize student success and save taxpayer dollars. Ride hailing services tax. To find out more about voting in this election, please contact the Orange County Registrar of Voters at (714) 567-7600. Despite the hundreds of thousands spent to defeat it, Measure L passed with 64 percent of the vote. Myrick collected 12.9 percent. One of two ballot measures in LA County, Measure FD, would have established a 6-cents-per-square-foot parcel tax to pay for more county firefighters and upgrade fire equipment. On Nov. 3, Mount Shasta residents will be asked to vote on Measure L, which would further regulate the cannabis industry within city limits. Student and Veterans Centers must continue to be updated and improved so veterans can continue to receive the support they need. If Measure L is approved, it would address facilities needs at both Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College. Full reports to come throughout the day on Wednesday. Seventy percent of voters said ‘No’ to the little-discussed ballot measure. Richmond Confidential is an online news service produced by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism for, and about, the people of Richmond, California. Measure L was this election’s flashpoint, the object of raucous debates and an influx of campaign contributions from a real estate industry that strongly opposed it. November 4, 2020, 4:38 PM • 2 min read. Local voters approved Measure E in 2002 to improve and modernize college facilities and Measure Q in 2012 to specifically address urgent repair and upgrade needs at Santa Ana College. Passes with a majority vote. That measure prohibited considerations of race, ethnicity and gender in those public fields. Yes 58.7 % 34001. 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