Duane Stiff

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Spa Getaway Bites Ex-Superintendent in the Butt

    Late yesterday the Capistrano Unified School District released a 54-page termination report detailing the charges that led to ex-superintendent Woodrow Carter's firing on Monday March 9. Carter's spa getaway weekend-- paid for partially by the district and by an architectural firm which was later aw ... More >>

  • News

    October 30, 2008
  • News

    November 1, 2007

    No Party Favors

    The county GOP gives beleaguered Republican board members at Capo Unified Schools a vote of no-confidence

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2007

    No More Illegal Secret Meetings at CUSD

    Things didn't quite hit showdown tenor last night at a special Capistrano Unified School District board meeting meant to address findings by the OC DA that four of the board's current members had repeatedly violated open meeting laws by holding illegal closed meetings. The meeting was scheduled for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2007

    Showdown in South County School District

    News of a damning District Attorney report that found four current and three former trustees who served on the board of the 51,000-student Capistrano Unified School District repeatedly violated open meeting laws by holding illegal closed meetings (See, "Brown Act Blues," Oct. 18), culminated today w ... More >>

  • News

    October 18, 2007

    Brown Act Blues

    The DA doesn’t file criminal charges against CAPO Unified School trustees, but their violations of the state open-meeting law will go on their permanent records

  • News

    October 11, 2007

    Caught in Violation of the Act

    WEB EXCLUSIVE! DAs report finds Capistrano Unified held illegal closed meetings