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Placentia‐Yorba Linda Unified School District
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Assistant Superintendent of Personnel Services 714‐985‐8406
Placentia‐Yorba Linda Unified School District Board of Education names Dr. Gregory S. Plutko as next Superintendent
Placentia, Calif. (May 25, 2016) ‐‐ The Placentia‐Yorba Linda Unified School District (PYLUSD) Board of Education is pleased to announce that Dr. Gregory S. Plutko, Ed.D., has been selected as the next Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Plutko’s appointment was made at a Board meeting on Tuesday, May 24, and his starting date will be July 1.
Anaheim resident Jestin Samson – who introduced Bernie Sanders at an Anaheim rally last week, writes that after watching his family spend $100,000 on copayments, chemotherapy and medications for his mother’s stage-four breast cancer, he understands Sanders’ suggestion that health care is a human right.
The ban follows a Voice of OC series that revealed lavish gifts given to a high-level district official by district contractors. District trustees say the ban is a model for other community college districts to follow.
Voice of OC nets 11 awards in the digital journalism category from the 2016 Orange County Press Club Excellence in Journalism Competition. Earlier this month, the newsroom also was recognized by the Orange County League of Conservation Voters for its environmental coverage.
They live just a few miles from Huntington Beach’s iconic pier, but many children in the city’s low-income Oak View neighborhood have no experience in the ocean. A program, dubbed Reach Beyond the Beach, gives them a chance to learn the lessons of lifeguards.
As websites like Airbnb have created a boom in short-term rentals, council members want to update the city’s rules on when and how private homes can be rented out. But they want to study the issue first.
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May 24, 2016
Costa Mesa to hold Community Meetings on Mapping for Voting District Boundaries
COSTA MESA, CA — Costa Mesa citizens are invited to attend several community meetings throughout the city with demographic mapping expert David Ely, of Compass Demographics, to discuss the process of creating maps for voting district boundaries. The meetings are scheduled June 2, 4, 15 and 18 and are designed to give residents an opportunity to discuss and interact with others on the district mapping process. Ely will typically use sample maps as a starting point to give an idea of how equal population district boundaries might be distributed and solicit input and mapping ideas during these meetings.