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Editorial: 10 Reasons why Palo Alto should vote "Yes" on Measure A

Palo Alto Pulse occasionally takes a stand on issues that are essential for our community to grow and thrive.  Measure A- the 2015 parcel tax renewal… 728 more words

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Palo Alto Pulse Asks: How Does School Funding Work in Palo Alto?

State funding, local taxes, school bonds…how does it all add up to fund Palo Alto schools? Palo Alto is unique in so many ways, including how our public schools are funded. 1,323 more words

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KPIX 5 Poll: Oakland Residents Say Not Enough Officers But Oppose Higher Parcel Taxes For Police

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — While more than three quarters of Oakland residents said there is not enough police, they are also wary about raising parcel taxes to pay for more officers, according to a new KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA poll released Wednesday. 315 more words


San Pablo Hospital That Serves Thousands Likely To Close After Parcel Tax Fails

SAN PABLO (CBS SF) — A hospital that serves tens of thousands of people every year in the East Bay will likely close.

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo is set to close on the first of July after a parcel tax failed. 133 more words


Marin Voters Approve Most Measures, Hospital Bonds

MARIN COUNTY (CBS SF) — Voters in Marin County approved nine of 10 measures on the November ballot, including four sales tax measures and a $394 million bond issue for new construction and improvements to Marin General Hospital, according to unofficial final results. 493 more words


But the biggest perversion of Prop 13 had to do with parcel taxes. Courts held that, notwithstanding the existing law requiring that property taxes be imposed only as a percentage of value, and notwithstanding Section 4’s clear prohibition against other forms of property taxation, that the term “special tax” could include a brand new form of property levies called “parcel taxes” as long as they received a two-thirds vote.
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