Taxpayers For Accountable School Bond Spending
(TFASBS)

News and Resources

News Clips and Articles
14 Nov 2016 - VoSD; All Across the County, Taxpayer-Funded Turf Fields are falling apart... - Click Here
29 Sep 2016 - VoSD; If S.D. is Any Guide, Prop 51 Could Fund Many New Stadiums - Click Here
12 Jul 2016 - CW 6; SD School Board take up issue of PLHS football field lighting...again - Click Here
24 Jun 2016 - CW 6; School District Sued;  Neighbors don't want bright lights loud noise - Click Here
01 Jun 2016 - Governing; A School Constr. Mess Proves Money Doesn't Solve Everything - Click Here
24 May 2016 - VoSD; SDUSD Is Falling Short of Local Hiring Goals Under Big Labor Deal - Click Here
02 Mar 2016 - VoSD; Several Years and 1 Billion Dollars Later, Schools Worse Off Now - Click Here
09 Feb 2016 - VoSD; YMCA Pulls Back on Jackie Robinson Pool - Click Here
04 Jan 2016 - VoSD; School Bond Spending Plan Still Carves Out Money for Stadiums/Tech - Click Here
10 Dec 2015 - VoSD; Seeing the Light On School Bond Priorities - Click Here
30 Nov 2015 - VoSD; Why San Diego Unified Can Use Bond Money to Build New Schools - Click Here
29 Oct 2015 - VoSD; Lobbying Public Agencies by Day, Guarding Public Dollars by Night - Click Here
24 Sep 2015 - VoSD; How San Diego Unified Defends Stadiums Over Air Conditioning - Click Here
12 Jun 2015 - VoSD; SDUSD doesn't have to pay back Millions it illegally spent on field lights - Click Here
20 May 2015 - VoSD; A Guide to San Diego School Bond Spending - Click Here
13 May 2015 - VoSD; The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of School Bond Projects - Click Here
08 May 2015 - KPBS; Roundtable; SDUSD Construction Priorities - Click Here
30 Apr 2015 - VoSD; SD Schools Put Stadium Spending Above Classrooms - Click Here
27 Apr 2015 - VoSD; Goodbye $4,000 iPads; Hello, $700 iPads - Click Here
09 Apr 2015 - VoSD; The Next Bond Money Fight: Swimming Pools - Click Here
08 Apr 2015 - NBC 7/39; San Diego Explained, High School Stadium Lights - Click Here
03 Apr 2015 - VoSD; SDUSD in the Dark on Funding Field Lights w/Bond Money - Click Here
01 Apr 2015 - Free Press; Supersizing the Crawford High School Stadium - Click Here
01 Apr 2015 - Voice of San Diego; Asbestos No Longer SDUSD Public Enemy No 1 - Click Here
30 Mar 2015 - Voice of San Diego; Lights Ignite Controversies Across The District - Click Here
04 Mar 2015 - ABC 10; Neighbors of Crawford HS fearing too many events, oppose stadium - Click Here
03 Mar 2015 - NBC 7/39; Plan to build school pools questioned - Click Here
02 Mar 2015 - ABC 10; YMCA closes its doors in National City, Mayor says raw deal - Click Here
21 Feb 2015 - SD Reader; Adult sporting leagues out of Clairemont! - Click Here
03 Feb 2015 - CalWatchdog.com; School bond problems go far beyond purchase of iPads - Click Here
09 Jan 2015 - SD Reader; Friday night lights (out) - Click Here
08 Jan 2015 - CBS 8; Neighbors concerned over proposed Crawford stadium - Click Here
22 Aug 2014 - LA Times; LAUSD report faults IPAD bidding - Click Here
08 Aug 2014 - No ethics forms filed from group that watches $5 billion in public money - Click Here
07 Aug 2014 - ABC 10; Volunteers needed to watch $5 billion in school bond money - Click Here
06 Feb 2014 - NBC 7/39; Stadium Lights back on at Hoover High - Click Here
03 Jan 2014 - Cal Tax Reports; mention of TFASBS Appellate ruling on page 16 - Click Here
13 Nov 2013 - Voice of San Diego; The School District's 'Bait and Switch' Bond Problem - Click Here
07 Nov 2013 - Voice of San Diego; Where Prop Z Money Has Gone So Far - Click Here
06 Nov 2013 - SD Reader cover story; Friday Night Lights Out - Click Here
31 Oct 2013 - ABC 10; Point Loma Students stage protest over football stadium lights - Click Here
11 Oct 2013 - ABC 10; Lights out for Hoover High School homecoming game - Click Here
11 Oct 2013 - SD Union Tribune; Night Games No Longer At Hoover - Click Here
27 Sep 2013 - FOX 5; Friday Night Lights No More - Click Here
20 Sep 2013 - SD Reader; Turn out the lights, night events are over at Hoover High School - Click Here
18 Sep 2013 - SD Reader; SDUSD under fire for proposal to install stadium lights at PLHS - Click Here
29 Aug 2013 - ABC 10; Community divided over Point Loma High School stadium expansion - Click Here
21 Aug 2013 - KUSI Turko Files; Taxpayer Dollars - Click Here
08 Aug 2013 - SD Reader; San Diego Unified suffers another legal setback - Click Here
01 Jul 2013 - Voice of San Diego; Why S.D. Unified Might Avoid Hot Water - Click Here
25 Jun 2013 - Is "Parking" Really a CEQA Impact? Same as it Ever Was! - Click Here
09 May 2013 - SD Reader;
SDUSD and Talmadge residents square off over issues - Click Here 

29 Apr 2013 - Voice of San Diego Radio; The Limits to SD Unified's Bond Spending - Click Here
28 Apr 2013 - SD Reader; Judge Denies SD Unified's Request to Rehear Case - Click Here
22 Apr 2013 - Voice of San Diego; Big Bond Lawsuit Raises Key Questions for SDUSD - Click Here
03 Apr 2013 - ABC 10; Court says stadium lights at Hoover High School went up illegally - Click Here
28 Dec 2012 - Submitted to SD UT; CEQA Requires Compliance Not Overhaul -
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19 Dec 2012 - SD Union Tribune; Both School Bond Scandals Need Fixing - Click Here
12 Dec 2012 - Del Mar Times - Taxpaying buyers must have been aware - Click Here
17 Oct 2012 - SD Union Tribune; Retiree catches glitch in SDUSD Prop Z voter guide - Click Here
05 Sep 2012 - SD Union Tribune; Tax Group to Oppose San Diego School Bonds - Click Here
22 Aug 2012 - ABC 10; SD Unified Hoping To Borrow Nearly $3B To Fix Schools - Click Here
17 Aug 2011 - SD Union Tribune; District says field fees went for schools -
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07 Mar 2011 - SD Union Tribune; Residents sue over Hoover High's stadium lightsClick Here
11 Feb 2011 - Voice of San Diego; Stadium Lights Get District Sued - 
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12 Jan 2011 - CBS8.COM;
School Board Votes to Install Lights at Herbert Hoover HS - Click Here

06 Oct 2009 - SD Union Tribune; Friday Night Lights for Hoover
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30 Sep 2009 -
SD Reader; Pop Goes Pop Warner
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24 Jul 2009 -
SD Reader; Talmadge: A Place to Tailgate
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22 Mar 2009 - SD Reader; Trick Play - 
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19
 Jan 2009 - SD Reader; Friday Night Lights - 
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30 Dec 2008 - SD Reader; Hoover High Towers - Click Here
21 Nov 1973 - Pointer News; Night Football; A Thing Past - Click Here
14 Nov 1973 - SD Union Tribune; School Board Acts to End Games - Click Here

Resource Links

Voice of Scripps Ranch - Click Here
Athletic Field Lighting and Control of Obtrusive Light Pollution, Fairfax County Park Authority - Click Here
Repairs Not IPADs Facebook Page regarding improper bond expenditures at LAUSD - Click Here
C.A.S.H. presentation regarding impact of Taxpayers' published appellate court opinion - Click Here
Malibu Community Alliance - Click Here
International Dark-Sky Association - Click Here
California League of Bond Oversight Committees (CalBOC) - Click Here
California's Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.) - Click Here
Americans with Disability Act (ADA) Requirements for Sports Stadiums -
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County of San Diego Guidelines for Determining Significance - Dark Skies and Glare - Click Here

8 Oct 2003 - Kensington-Talmadge Historic and Cultural Resources -
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8 Oct 2003 - Kensington-Talmadge Open Space and Parks - Click Here
8 Oct 2003 - Kensington-Talmadge Land Use - Click Here
California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) - Click Here
San Diego Municipal Code - Land Development Code - Click Here
San Diego Municipal Code - Purpose of Zones - Click Here
San Diego Official Zoning Map - Click Here
San Diego Official Zoning Map Grid 20, Showing Hoover High School as RM-1-3 - Click Here
San Diego Mid-City Communities Plan - Click Here
Kensington-Talmadge Planning Group - Click Here
Students First - Click Here
Up For Ed - Click Here

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