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  • August 28, 2015
    Former [Humboldt County] juror offers his take on grand jury
    This is the third year in a row that I have written a critique of the annual grand jury report. In the past two years I have not been kind and have been critical of the grand jury members.This will not happen this year as the problem is really with...
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  • August 27, 2015
    Cross [San Bernadino] Grand Jury Service Off Her Bucket List
    Imagine actress Rosalind Russell, setting aside the audacious, adventurous life she portrayed in the 1958 smash hit film Auntie Mame, and serving instead on a county Grand Jury, and you’ll have the perfect picture of Jeane Hallin of Cedarpines Park....
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  • August 26, 2015
    Response to [Monterey County] civil grand jury report on jail reviewed
    Agreeing with a little less than half of the findings of a scathing 40-page civil grand jury report on the Monterey County Jail, the Monterey County Board of Supervisor’s formal response to the report as well as recommendations on how issues have...
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  • August 25, 2015
    [Sonoma County] Fountaingrove fire station delayed by disability-access issues to open
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  • August 25, 2015
    Marin County administration cool to report calling for more openness in labor talks
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  • August 25, 2015
    [San Diego County] It’s Strike Three for San Diego Unified’s School Board President, But She’s Not Out
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  • August 25, 2015
    Madera County needs tax hike for public safety
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This organization is composed of current and former grand jurors from throughout the state. It is dedicated to promoting the understanding of the unique practices of grand juries in California and to educating the public and prospective grand jurors about the beneficial oversight function of this system.  This dedication is embodied in our mission statement as follows: 
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