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  • June 28, 2016
    [Humboldt County] Grand Jury Says County Spending Lacks Accountability and Transparency
    Humboldt County government spending lacks accountability, transparency and proper oversight, according to the latest report from the Humboldt County Grand Jury.Af
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  • June 28, 2016
    [Shasta County] Editorial: Supervisors should act on mental health report
    The Shasta County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will consider a grand jury report that sheds light on how the lack of mental health services and facilities puts patients in crisis at risk.
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  • June 28, 2016
    [San Mateo County] Grand jury calls for county to study harbor district dissolution
    A San Mateo County civil grand jury report released on Monday puts pressure on the county’s Board of Supervisors to determine whether to dissolve the San Mateo County Harbor District.
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  • June 28, 2016
    Marin Civil Grand Jury calls attention to sex trafficking in new report
    Authorities need to work together to crack down on a human sex trafficking problem in Marin that goes mostly unrecognized and underreported, according to the Marin County Civil Grand Jury.
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  • June 28, 2016
    [Tulare County] Did grand jury foreman disclose too much?
    A dispute over comments by Tulare County Grand Jury foreman Chuck White has led to accusations that he disclosed grand jury information illegally.
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  • June 28, 2016
    [Marin County] Close to Home: SMART has only itself to blame for fare fiasco
    In 2014, the Marin County civil grand jury found that “the SMART board of directors should play a more active role in representing the interests of the citizens of Sonoma and Marin counties in governing and providing oversight of the SMART project (...
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  • June 28, 2016
    [Butte County] Editorial: Grand Jury report has no stunning revelations
    The Butte County Grand Jury report released Friday is not exactly required summer reading — and that’s a shame.A grand j
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MCLE Credit Available for CGJA Regional Training Seminars

2016 Annual Conference schedule now posted

2016 Regional and Foreperson Workshop Registration form now posted.

2016 Election information posted.

Tax Filing Guidelines for CGJA Chapters have been added to the Chapter Resources page

Go to Government Financial Reports to see a powerful display of information for all local governments, a webpage on the State Controller's website

2016 EIR Nominations now open.

The book, The California Grand Jury System is now available in e-book form.

2016 Regional Training Seminar Information now available.

See Placer County Chapter Officers on Placer County Public TV


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