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Yard signs in favor of Measures Q and R in Cypress. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Money contributed for (or against) local ballot measures

After looking at contributions for candidates in the Cypress City Council race, we’ll now look at contributions supporting (or opposing) local ballot measures. Measure Q This measure, if approved, would rezone the Cypress Sch...
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Message from the Superintendent of Cypress School District

Cypress School District is proud of its continual growth and progress, building on more than 100 years of academic excellence. We steadfastly uphold the core belief that every child must be given an equal opportunity to achieve...
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Letter to the Editor: Responding to David Rose

Here is an attempt to briefly address the letter, dated Oct. 19, from Mr. Rose as the Chairman of Concerned Cypress Citizens. In 2011, a 7-11 Committee was formed, as mandated by California Education Code, to make recommendatio...
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Letter to the Editor: Measures Q and R — A sad state of affairs

When residents hear City Council members speak in support of Measures Q and R, it is important that residents know that in September 2012, the City signed a settlement agreement witht he School District that “the City hereby ...
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Steve Blount, Cypress School District Board of Trustees. Courtesy photo.

Candidate statement: Steve Blount Cypress School District

Steve Blount is a candidate for election to the Board of Trustees of the Cypress School District. Mr. Blount is a freshman incumbent — he was first elected four years ago. The Cypress School District serves parts of La Palma,...
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Opponents of Cypress Measures Q and R fight the wrong battle

I have read letters and editorials for and against Measures Q and R, which Cypress residents will vote on in the Nov. 4 general election. (See the reference section below that includes articles published here at oc-breeze.com.)...
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Locked gate at entrance to parking lot of closed Mackay Elementary School in Cypress. Photo by Katie Wiedel.

Cypress Chamber of Commerce Board endorses Measures Q and R

The Cypress Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to support measures Q and R, the land use zone change measures facing Cypress voters on Nov. 4. These measures will allow the Cypress School District to swap a closed...
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Letter to the Editor: Response to Valery Wagner’s letter to the Event Newspaper

I am curious as to why, in her letter to the Orange County Breeze, Cypress School Board President Valeri Wagner does not answer material questions regarding Measure M Bonds and upcoming Measures Q and R? Ms. Wagner complains ab...
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Arnold Elementary School in Cypress on Oct. 14, 2014. Photo by Katie Wiedel.

Arnold School celebrates grand re-opening after modernization

A.E. Arnold School invited local dignitaries to attend its grand re-opening and tour of its new, modernized facilities on Monday, Oct. 13. Arnold School was founded in 1969 and named for Alfred E. Arnold, the first mayor of Cyp...
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Guest editorial: Former Cypress mayor supports Measures Q and R

Hello. I’m Tim Keenan, former Mayor of the City of Cypress. I’m here tonight because I’m concerned about some of the misinformation floating around about Measures Q & R that are on the ballot for Nov. 4, and to remind...
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Letter to the Editor: Response to Measure Q and R article in Event News

Dear Editor, I read Valeri Peters Wagner’s article in Friday’s Event News in disgust. I have found articles written by Mr. Pardon to be quite informative. I’m trying to understand why Ms. Wagner would be so combative of s...
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Letter to the Editor: Cypress needs a better plan than Measures Q and R

In opposing Measures Q and R, our problem is not with selling Mackay School and/or improving the Cypress School District Headquarters, but how it is being done. In voting NO on Q and R, residents stand for a better plan. Instea...
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Letter to the Editor: Response to George Pardon’s letters and rebuttal to Measures Q and R

It is not news that George Pardon is not a fan of the Cypress School District, even though his wife retired as a teacher from one of our schools. His disdain for the system that educates our students is however a surprise to me...
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Cypress School District Trustee Valeri Peters Wagner. Courtesy photo.

Candidate statement: Valeri Peters Wagner, Cypress School District

Valeri Peters Wagner is a candidate for election to the Board of Trustees of the Cypress School District. Ms. Peters Wagner is an incumbent. The Cypress School District serves parts of La Palma, Cypress, and Buena Park. Ms. Pet...
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