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  • August 11, 2017
    [San Diego County] City Of San Diego: Trash Bins Are Old, Trucks Not To Blame For Broken Bins
    The perception among many San Diego residents is the city’s aging fleet of trash collection trucks is breaking or damaging their trash bins.According to a March 2017 Grand Jury report titled "Broken Garbage Cans, City Apathy, Free Cans For A Few –...
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  • August 11, 2017
    [Solano County] School district says doubled homeless youth count in grand jury report is correct
    FAIRFIELD — Homeless youth are accurately counted, the Fairfield-Suisun School District says in a draft response to the 2016-17 Solano County grand jury report that stated the number of homeless students in the district nearly doubled in one year...
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  • August 11, 2017
    [Calaveras County] Angels City Management Disputes Parts Of Grand Jury Report
    Angels Camp, CA – Acknowledging a grand jury’s report of mismanagement among Angels Camp City administrators, its council and staff are disputing several of the findings to the presiding judge.At last week’s city council meeting, the City of Angels...
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  • August 11, 2017
    [Napa County] Napa will study cracking down on motorists who try to beat downtown parking limits
    Napa will modernize its parking enforcement equipment and look into a ban on evading time limits on downtown vehicle spaces, officials announced in response to a county grand jury report calling on the city to garner more money from its downtown...
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  • August 8, 2017
    [San Bernardino County] Apple Valley Unified limits district police’s jurisdiction after Grand Jury report
    The Apple Valley Unified School District sharply curtailed district police power Thursday night, five weeks after a San Bernardino County Grand Jury report that raised questions about towing practices conducted on behalf of the district.The school...
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  • August 8, 2017
    [San Bernardino County] Apple Valley School District talks towing controversy
    APPLE VALLEY — Big Apple Automotive has retained an attorney since being identified as the company at the center of a Grand Jury investigation into more than 700 vehicles ordered towed by school district police here.On Thursday, during the first...
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  • August 7, 2017
    [Los Angeles County] Add supervisors, executive to reform L.A. County government: Guest commentary
    Blog note: this commentary references a 2016 grand jury report.There are solid policy arguments in support of Los Angeles County having an elected executive and two more members for the Board of Supervisors, as called for by a proposal making its...
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