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Orinda passes $502 permanent parcel tax

While many here in Alameda like to blame fiscal mismanagement, administrator pay, unions, or you name if for the financial challenges facing the Alameda Unified School District, other communities are stepping up and funding their schools as the dollars provided by the State of California continue to fall short of what a community actually requires to provide a meaningful education for a community’s schools. Orinda’s parcel tax passed with 70 percent of the voters saying yes.

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  • Vince

    Something to be said about going to the voters once and not every other year, although I am personally don’t want to see my taxes raised and $502 seems steep at least the school district could budget accordingly knowing a fixed amount.