This tumultuous year has proven the essential nature of nonpartisan local news. Every day we bring you news critical to staying informed and active in the community. Join us with a tax-deductible donation.
The Garden Grove Unified School District Board of Education Tuesday unanimously appointed a retired teacher, Theresa Rocco, to fill a vacancy left by former Trustee Bao Nguyen, who was sworn-in as the city’s mayor in December.
Rocco, who retired from the district last year, taught bilingual students and later supervised the district’s parent and community outreach, according to a district press release.
Unless a petition calling for a special election is filed to the county Superintendent within 30 days of Rocco’s appointment, she will hold the seat until the 2016 election.
Read the full press release here.
You can contact Thy Vo at email@example.com.