[Tuolumne County] Perkins, TCEDA in talks for possible settlement

Blog note: this article references a grand jury report on its investigation of TCEDA.

A Sonora man’s monthslong legal battle with the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority appears to be nearing an end.

Ken Perkins says he’s negotiating with the TCEDA’s attorneys on a settlement to the lawsuit he filed on June 11 in Tuolumne County Superior Court against the agency and its executive director, Larry Cope.

[Tuolumne County] TCEDA board moves forward with audits of agency’s management, finances

Blog note: this article references a grand jury report.

An independent auditor will dig into the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority’s finances and management practices, the agency’s Governing Board decided at a special public meeting on Monday night.

The board voted 7-0 in favor of retaining the services of MGO — a firm that annually audits the county’s books — to handle the audits of the TCEDA that were recommended in June by the Tuolumne County Civil Grand Jury.

[Tuolumne County] Tuolumne County, Sonora will discuss sales tax increase for roads

With funding for road maintenance lacking despite California’s recent gas tax and vehicle fee increases, Tuolumne County and City of Sonora officials plan to engag

[Tuolumne County] Former InnovationLab to become probation day reporting center

Blog note: this article, like the one just posted, references the June 2018 grand jury report that criticized the Tuolumne Coun

[Tuolumne County] Grand jury response: Juvenile hall works to improve meals

The Mother Lode Regional Juvenile Detention Center staff is working toward providing more appealing and satisfying meals for detained children, the chief probation

[Tuolumne County] Grand jury responses

Blog note: this piece is part of a longer article reporting on a board of supervisors’ meeting.

[Tuolumne County] Business owners rally around Tuolumne County Economic Development executive director

Local business owners came to the defense of the Tuolumne Economic Development Authority’s executive director at a special meeting Wednesday night that was called by the agency’s governing board to address a scathing Grand Jury report for the first time.

[Tuolumne County] Warden: Temperature monitoring not needed in prison

In its required response to the findings of the 2018 Tuolumne County Grand Jury, Sierra Conservation Center officials say recording temperatures in parts of the prison during summer months is not warranted and will not be implemented.