Calif. USD asking voters to approve $200 million in construction bonds

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Six years after approving $355 million worth of construction bond measures, voters in the Torrance Unified School District in November will be asked to green light two more for nearly $200 million.

If approved, the new initiatives would allow the district to build a Torrance aquatic center to be shared by the four high schools, theater auditoriums at each high school, gymnasiums at seven middle schools and science labs at every elementary school, among other things.

The Torrance school board decided to place the measures on the ballot in a unanimous vote Tuesday night, arguing that these projects are needed to complete the second half of a $500 million master plan crafted in 2007.

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