The James Hartline Report has documented numerous violations of state law occurring on the property of Central Elementary School, a pre-school and K-5 grade school in the City Heights area of San Diego. Dirty used condoms, thousands of illegal cigarette butts, mold, mounds of trash and other disturbing scenes on the actual school property were photographed by James Hartline. One dirty used condom was located near the front door of the school principal's office while young students were on campus during school hours.
Dirty used condom lying near an old crushed water bottle in an area near the front door of the principal's office of Central Elementary School in City Heights.
Thousands of illegal cigarette butts were found on Central Elementary School Property. Today, James Hartline photographed thousands of the illegal cigarette butts throughout school property including those lying on the ground outside of the door to the school's kitchen.
Thousands of cigarette butts on the ground at the back door entrance of the school kitchen of Central Elementary School in the City Heights area of San Diego. The area shown is fenced in, proving that only school employees could have been involved in the long term smoking and violating of state and local laws restricting smoking at the school.
State law forbids smoking on school properties. Yet, thousands of cigarette butts were lying on the ground in the fenced area of the school behind the school kitchen. Used cigarettes could be seen all over school property.
Piles of Trash, mold, degraded classrooms made of wood, but still occupied by students in pre-school classes, and many other disgusting and disturbing scenes were photographed throughout the school's property.
Central Elementray School describes their mission: 'Our motto is: "Work Hard, Be Kind, Dream Big! No Excuses." Many visitors say Central is a magical place. We believe in the power of our dreams. We dare to believe in something that others think is impossible. We tell each other our wishes. Our children learn how to dream big and work hard to achieve those dreams.'
Apparently the school's motto covertly includes illegal cigarette smoking on school property by staff and forgetting to remove dirty condoms from school property prior to ringing the elementary school bell for sex education and health classes in the morning. One must also wonder why the school is paying for a full time janitorial staff.
Perhaps the most disturbing component of today's investigation into the state violations occurring on the property of Central Elementary School were the number of politicians who had hung their 2010 campaign signs on the school's fence. Ron Roberts, a corrupt career politician who has ignored the problems at elementary schools in the City Heights area, has hung a multitude of his campaign signs on school property. So, has John DeBeck, another career politician who sits on the school board that oversees conditions at Central Elementary.
Photos of corrupt Politicians who hung Signs on the property belonging to Central Elementary School. Kids are being destroyed, but these career politicians only care about their own perverted and greedy lives.
15. TOBACCO-FREE CAMPUS POLICIES
California Health and Safety Code Section 104420(n)(2)
SCOPE: Each school district and county office of education that receives Proposition 99 tobacco control funding from the State of California must adopt and enforce a tobacco-free campus policy. The policy shall prohibit the use of tobacco products at all times in district-owned/leased buildings, on district property, and in district vehicles. Under the policy, signs stating Tobacco Use Is Prohibited shall be prominently displayed at all entrances to school property.See entry 5 for a summary of the no-smoking law that applies to districts and county offices of education that receive Proposition 99 funding. A school may use its normal disciplinary powers to enforce no-tobacco-use rules against students, its general power over its property to enforce no-tobacco-use rules againstvisitors, and its general power over its terms of employment to enforce no-tobacco-use rules against employees.
PENALTY: Any school district or county office of education that does not have a tobacco-free policy on July 1 of any given year is not eligible to apply for Proposition 99 funds for that fiscal
year. (See entry 57 for a summary of Proposition 99.)
4. TOT LOTS AND PLAYGROUNDS
California Health and Safety Code Section 104495
SCOPE: Smoking of tobacco products is prohibited within 25 feet of a playground or tot lot sandbox area. The disposal of tobacco-related waste, such as cigar and cigarette butts, in these areas is also prohibited. A playground is defined as a park or recreational area specifically designed for use by children that has play equipment installed. This includes facilities located on public or private school grounds, or on city, county, or state park grounds. A tot lot sandbox area is a play area within a public park designated for use by children under five years of age. The law allows local governments to pass and enforce stricter laws.
EXCEPTION: The law does not apply to private property (except for private schools) or to public sidewalks within 25 feet of a playground or tot lot area.
ENFORCEMENT: Local law enforcement agencies have the general authority to enforce this law under California Penal Code section 830.1.
PENALTY: Violators are guilty of an infraction and subject to a fine of $250 per violation.
20 United States Code Section 6083
SCOPE: It is illegal under federal law to permit smoking within any indoor facility utilized for kindergarten, elementary, or secondary education or library services for children. The workplace smoking restrictions in California Labor Code section 6404.5 also apply.
(See entry 1.)
See entries 14 and 15 for summaries of tobacco possession and use restrictions
relating to schools.
ENFORCEMENT: The U.S. Department of Education is authorized to enforce this law. A school or library may use its general power over its property to enforce no-smoking
rules against visitors and its general power over its terms of employment to enforce nosmoking rules against employees. A school may use its normal disciplinary powers to
enforce no-smoking rules against students.
PENALTY: Violators may be liable for a civil penalty of up to $1,000 for each violation and/or may be subject to an administrative compliance order. Each day a violation continues constitutes a separate violation.
19. USE IN FOOD SERVICE FACILITIES
California Health and Safety Code Sections 113953.3(a)(5), 113977, 113978, 114390(a),
SCOPE: Food service employees may use tobacco only in designated areas where contaminationof food and equipment cannot result. Food service employees shall wash their hands after using tobacco. Owners, managers, and operators are responsible for violations by employees.Food facilities shall have a No Smoking sign posted in areas where food is prepared and stored and in areas where equipment that contacts food and utensils are washed. The workplace smoking restrictions in California Labor Code section 6404.5 also apply. (See entry 1.)
ENFORCEMENT: State and local environmental health services officials are authorized to enforce this law. Local law enforcement agencies have the general authority to enforce the misdemeanor penalty under California Penal Code section 830.1.
PENALTY: Violators are guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $25 to $1,000 and/or imprisonment for up to six months. A violator may be subject to the suspension or revocation of a permit to operate a food facility.