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September 15, 1990 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Like many working couples, Stephen and Gretchen Cheney struggled to afford a home in the pricey suburbs west of the San Fernando Valley that are served by the Las Virgenes Unified School District. This last week, the Cheneys discovered that a new house and two incomes were not enough to get their children into a good school. They also needed a ride.
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March 17, 1992 | PHILIP HAGER, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
The California Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for financially pressed public school districts to charge parents for busing their children to school, rejecting claims that such fees are unconstitutional. The high court, ending a seven-year legal battle, voted 6 to 1 to uphold a state law allowing transportation fees except for indigent or disabled students.
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March 17, 1992 | PHILIP HAGER, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
The California Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for financially pressed public school districts to charge parents for busing their children to school, rejecting claims that such fees are unconstitutional. The high court, ending a seven-year legal battle, voted 6 to 1 to uphold a state law allowing transportation fees except for indigent or disabled students.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1990 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Like many working couples, Stephen and Gretchen Cheney struggled to afford a home in the pricey suburbs west of the San Fernando Valley that are served by the Las Virgenes Unified School District. This last week, the Cheneys discovered that a new house and two incomes were not enough to get their children into a good school. They also needed a ride.
NEWS
March 3, 1988 | Clipboard researched by Rick Vanderknyff, Susan Greene, and Henry Rivero / Los Angeles Times
Total Total Bus Cost per Number Miles Operation Bus School District of Pupils Traveled Expense Mile ELEMENTARY DISTRICTS Anaheim City 1,595 310,327 $768,145 $2.475 Buena Park 1,419 110,249 362,930 3.292 Centralia 420 120,691 436,520 3.617 Cypress 477 123,093 248,870 2.021 Fountain Valley 487 128,740 420,650 3.267 Fullerton 3,073 359,903 1,050,957 2.920 Huntington Beach City 1,090 160,691 533,945 3.322 La Habra City 1,505 107,896 345,789 3.205 Magnolia 292 88,865 262,150 2.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 1995
The effect of Orange County's bankruptcy on its residents has barely made itself felt. But the hardships will begin soon. Everyone is likely to feel them, from motorists on roads needing repair to abused children needing rescue. Cash-starved schools will be transformed. The bankruptcy-caused pain could destroy the quality of life that has long made the county so attractive, a source of pride to residents and admiration by outsiders. The county declared bankruptcy Dec.
OPINION
December 6, 2012
You knew this was coming. Now that Californians have approved Proposition 30 to temporarily raise sales and income taxes, and now that voters have elected a supermajority of Democrats in the Assembly and the state Senate, a lawmaker has introduced a bill to require only 55% voter approval rather than the current two-thirds margin to adopt parcel taxes to pay for local schools. Advocates of Los Angeles County's Measure J, a sales tax extension for transportation funding, are frustrated that they fell just short of the required two-thirds in November, and they also are discussing a change to 55%, perhaps just for transportation sales taxes, or perhaps more broadly.
NEWS
September 25, 1992 | ANNA CEKOLA and GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
More children are missing the school bus this fall because of new or increased busing fees at nine Orange County school districts that are struggling to preserve academic programs during a budget crunch. Ridership is down by as much as 50% in some districts, forcing officials to consider either eliminating or consolidating some bus routes.
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March 3, 1988 | Clipboard researched by Rick Vanderknyff, Susan Greene, and Henry Rivero / Los Angeles Times
Total Total Bus Cost per Number Miles Operation Bus School District of Pupils Traveled Expense Mile ELEMENTARY DISTRICTS Anaheim City 1,595 310,327 $768,145 $2.475 Buena Park 1,419 110,249 362,930 3.292 Centralia 420 120,691 436,520 3.617 Cypress 477 123,093 248,870 2.021 Fountain Valley 487 128,740 420,650 3.267 Fullerton 3,073 359,903 1,050,957 2.920 Huntington Beach City 1,090 160,691 533,945 3.322 La Habra City 1,505 107,896 345,789 3.205 Magnolia 292 88,865 262,150 2.
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