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News Brief: Prop 13

By Erik Galicia Tomorrow California voters will decide whether or not to make way for $15 billion in bonds for projects at public schools. Not to be confused with the state’s 1978 Proposition 13 that capped property tax rate increases at 1%, this year’s Proposition 13, also known as the School and College Facilities Bond,

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News Brief: Bond Measure A

By Erik Galicia The Riverside Community College District’s proposed Measure A, which seeks $715 million for improvements around the district, will be decided by local voters tomorrow. According to the district’s website, Measure A’s general provisions include: Replacing substandard roofs, plumbing and electrical systems Improving access for disabled students Modernizing classrooms, career training facilities and

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Today is the voter registration deadline for U.S. midterm elections

Today is the deadline to register to vote in next month’s California midterm election. California residents must register today before the midnight deadline. The United States recently ranked 139 of 172 democracies around the world in voter participation. In 2014 only 8 percent of eligible students exercised their civic right to cast a ballot. How

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