Steve Holmes' familiarity with the school district helped him win the top spot.
Holmes vows to stick with Sunnyside for the long haul if selected.
The board voted 5-0 to pass a resolution ordering an override election.
Taxpayers, students and employees lose big under a deal to pay roughly $500,000 to Sunnyside Unified School District Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo to go away — an arrangement that could have and should have been avoided.
Sunnyside Assistant Superintendent Eugenia Favela was appointed interim superintendent Tuesday night, one day after controversial superintendent Manuel Isquierdo was bought out of his contract for nearly $500,000.
The Sunnyside Governing Board remained behind closed doors late Monday in a marathon executive session to consider buying out the contract of controversial Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo.
A week and a half after asking the governing board to buy out his contract, Sunnyside Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo, said at a meeting he wants to keep the district moving forward and does not want a buy out.
Rebecca "Beki" Quintero and Eric Giffin have defeated the two Sunnyside district governing board incumbents in Tuesday's recall election.
A central issue in the May 20 recall election of two Sunnyside school board members is the state of the district under Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo’s leadership.
Two incumbents will defend their seats against three challengers in the Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board recall election in May.
At the Sunnyside Unified School District board meeting Tuesday night, board members and audience members in attendance sang “Happy Birthday to You” to Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo and celebrated with cake.
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An increase in graduation rates, a focus on technology and such a profound loss of confidence from stakeholders that it has plunged the district into a spiral of denied overrides and painful budget cuts.
After months of collecting signatures and having the names reviewed and verified by county officials, a group of Sunnyside citizens can move forward with a recall election of two school district Governing Board members.
The Sunnyside Unified School District will move forward with its proposed budget cuts despite objections from some employees who say they didn’t have any input.
A group of citizens collected more than enough signatures to initiate a recall election against two Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board members.
The Sunnyside Unified School District wants to close two schools in an effort to save about $6 million.
The Sunnyside Unified School District has embarked on a marketing campaign to counter the controversies that have plagued the district this year.
The overriding message from most of the speakers at the Sunnyside Unified School District budget override forum was simple.
On Tuesday, Sunnyside officials were hoping to address some issues that were reported in the media and had attracted scrutiny from some Governing Board members and the community.