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Los Angeles County, CA November 3, 2015 Election
Directory of Los Angeles County, CA Measures
County Results as of Nov 13 2:00pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (902/902)
11.2% Countywide Voter Turnout ( 180,119/1,603,211)

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Measure C. Appointment of City Officials -- City of West Covina (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 4,692 / 73.26% Yes votes ...... 1,713 / 26.74% No votes
Shall Ordinance No. 2279 be approved to amend the city's municipal code to eliminate illegal qualification requirements, require professional recruitment for the city manager, require that hiring and retention of the city manager be based on skills and experience, eliminate requirement that interim city manager be selected only from department heads, eliminate most restrictions on removal of the city manager, and provide that any appointment which violates state or local law is null and void?

Measure E. School Funding -- Las Virgenes Unified School District (Special Tax - 2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 7,534 / 83.4% Yes votes ...... 1,495 / 16.6% No votes
   3,377 (95.5%) Yes / 158 (4.5%) No in Calabasas
   3,095 (76.34%) Yes / 959 (23.66%) No in Los Angeles County
   139 (81.76%) Yes / 31 (18.24%) No in Ventura County
   923 (72.7%) Yes / 347 (27.3%) No in Westlake Village
To protect the quality of education in our local schools, fund core programs in math, science, reading, technology and the arts, attract/retain highly qualified teachers, counselors, and technology specialists, maintain smaller class sizes, enhance student achievement and prepare our students for success in college and careers, shall Las Virgenes Unified School District continue for twelve years the existing $98 annual school parcel tax without raising the current rate, with an exemption for seniors, and all money staying local?

Measure H. Hotel Tax Incease -- City of Hermosa Beach (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 3,027 / 84.93% Yes votes ...... 537 / 15.07% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted that would increase the Hermosa Beach transient occupancy tax (hotel bed tax) from 10 percent to 12 percent of room revenue?

Measure O. Walnut Valley Local School Improvement Measure -- Walnut Valley Unified School District (School Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Fail: 2,454 / 53.42% Yes votes ...... 2,140 / 46.58% No votes
To upgrade facilities to maintain excellent education/college readiness by providing facilities/technology for advanced math, science, engineering, upgrading outdated classrooms, science labs, libraries, computer systems, improving school safety/security, and repairing, constructing/acquiring classrooms, facilities, equipment, shall Walnut Valley Unified School District issue $208 million in bonds at legal rates, with independent citizen oversight, no money for administrator salaries, and all funds used for neighborhood schools in/around Diamond Bar and Walnut?

Measure S. School Funding -- Compton Unified School District (School Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 2,762 / 55.94% Yes votes ...... 2,175 / 44.06% No votes
To make schools safe and modern, and to inspire learning; shall the Compton Unified School District issue $350,000,000 in bonds at legal rates to construct and renovate local schools, sites, and facilities, including research libraries, modern classrooms and science labs, media and performing arts centers, technology centers and athletic complexes; repair safety hazards and security systems; replace worn-out roofs, plumbing, heating, electrical, and other systems; with mandatory audits, independent citizen oversight, no money for administrator salaries, and all funds staying local?

Measure U. Utility User Tax -- City of San Marino (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 2,110 / 71.79% Yes votes ...... 829 / 28.21% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to update and extend for a period of ten years the Utility User Tax and reduce the maximum rate of the tax from 6% to 5%?

Measure W. Construction of a Commercial Shopping Center -- City of Malibu (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 1,479 / 42.87% Yes votes ...... 1,971 / 57.13% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted approving the Civic Center-Northeast Specific Plan for property located at the northwest corner of Cross Creek and Civic Center Way that regulates development and limits uses to allow construction of a commercial shopping center up to 38,425 square feet, proposed to include a grocery store, retail and recreational/educational uses?

Measure O-calabasas. Open Space Initiative -- City of Calabasas (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 3,506 / 97.6% Yes votes ...... 88 / 2.4% No votes
Shall Ordinance No. 2015-325 YES be adopted to remove the expiration date of November 8, 2030 in Ordinance No. 2005-225, and thereby make permanent the requirement to protect and preserve the existing areas of open space in Calabasas unless in a future election 2/3 of the voters choose to redesignate the open space for another purpose?

Measure PS. Adopting A Special Parcel Tax for Public Safety Facility -- City of Claremont (Parcel Tax - 2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 1,372 / 24.92% Yes votes ...... 4,134 / 75.08% No votes
Shall the Claremont City Council adopt the ordinance levying a new special parcel tax of $286.00 per parcel per year commencing on July 1, 2016 and ending on June 30, 2056, for the purpose of funding the site acquisition, design, construction and furnishing of a new public safety facility?

Measure SA. Paramedic Services, Fire Protection, and Police Protection -- City of San Marino (Special Tax - 2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 2,195 / 73.88% Yes votes ...... 776 / 26.12% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to continue a Special Public Safety Tax for Paramedic Services, Fire Protection and Prevention and Police Protection in the City of San Marino?

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