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  • October 8, 2015
    San Mateo County to tweak buying practices
    San Mateo County will refine its buying practices following a recent civil grand jury report that found the Procurement Division lacks experienced leadership and does not follow best practices.The July report, “Review of the County of San Mateo’s...
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  • October 8, 2015
    [San Mateo] County to alter services for jailed youth: Changes follow civil grand jury report that identified weaknesses
    Multiple county agencies will work together to develop a comprehensive plan to ensure incarcerated juveniles better transition back into school and family life after being released from detention.
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  • October 6, 2015
    [Solano County] A ticket to ride: Lure of tax-funded travel endures
    Blog Note: This article references a 2013 grand jury report.
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  • September 30, 2015
    [Orange County] Grand Jury Provides More Fodder for Anaheim Battle Over Convention Center Financing
    Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait has refused to sign a rebuttal to an Orange County grand jury report critical of a scheme the city used to set up a funding stream for a $180-million convention center expansion.
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  • September 29, 2015
    Sutter County refutes grand jury’s critical findings
    Sutter County is denying conclusions of a grand jury investigation claiming to have uncovered evidence of abuses of power, management by intimidation and favoritism at a county department.
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  • September 29, 2015
    Sonoma County names 7 to pension committee
    Blog note: one of the committee members is the foreperson of 2014-15 Grand Jury, which produced a 2014 report on the county’s efforts to curb rising pension costs.
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  • September 27, 2015
    [Humboldt County] Supes reject Grand Jury’s call for housing fund
    HUMBOLDT – The Board of Supervisors has again discussed the controversial idea of creating a Housing Trust Fund for affordable housing projects as the Grand Jury has recommended it as a means of addressing homelessness.
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