Measure J

Measure J is defeated

The construction of a new high school and elementary school may be delayed. As of press time Wednesday, 9,415 voters were against Measure J and 7,443 voters wanted the measure. M ...

Teacher doesn’t like Measure J

I cannot sit back without comment on Measure J. I wonder how much is being spent on the promotion of this measure when it could go toward directly toward the cause. Many promoti ...

Don’t be fooled by Measure J supporters

The proponents of Measure J, the $163 million tax increase, like to point to the "Citizen’s Oversight Committee." Instituted in November 2000, these “committees" have never b ...

Don’t let Measure J dig deeper into your pockets

The value of Proposition 13 has slowly been whittled away by a multitude of bond measures, including Mello Roos and now Measure J. As voters, we worked hard to stop the rapid inc ...

School district has trouble managing small funds

First let me say that I would be the first one to vote for a general obligation bond like Measure J to provide funds for schools and school improvements for the Western Placer Unif ...

Measure J supporters need to tell whole story

I have received two mailings from “Yes on Measure J”. The mailings are full of nice platitudes talking about all the goodies we get if we vote for Measure J. Measure J people ...

Think about school issues when you consider your ballot

Lincoln voters have the opportunity Nov. 2 to give direction to the Western Placer Unified School District. Measure J, a $163 million bond measure for school improvements and mod ...

Schools could see modernization

Phase one of a new high school, a new elementary school and school modernizations would be the focus if voters approve a $163 million school bond in November. That’s according to ...

Reader doesn’t approve of Measure J

Western Placer Unified School District currently has $287 million in school bond construction debt —taxpayers of Lincoln still owe approximately $10 million for a past school con ...

School bond campaign kicks off Monday

Amid brightly colored walls and decorations straight out of a grade school classroom, 30-plus parents and district employees attended the “Yes on J” campaign kick-off part Mond ...