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  • October 7, 2017
    [Amador County] Supervisors Issue Response to Grand Jury Report
    The Amador County Board of Supervisors have issued their official response to the 2016-2017 Civil Grand Jury Report, and forcefully rejected almost all of the report’s conclusions and suggested correction directed at the county Health and Human...
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  • October 7, 2017
    [San Francisco City and County] No Charges In 3 San Francisco Officer Involved Shootings
    Blog note: this article references a 2016 grand jury report.SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The San Francisco District Attorney's Office said today that no criminal charges will be filed against police officers in three shootings, two of them fatal and one...
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  • October 7, 2017
    [Alameda County] Transparency Important
    Blog note: this editorial references a grand jury report.The Zone 7 Water Agency became the first state water contractor to approve a financial commitment for the California WaterFix, which includes the controversial twin tunnels.
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  • October 7, 2017
    [San Francisco City and County] In SF, investigations of officer-involved shootings abound; delays do too
    Blog note: this article references a grand jury report.San Francisco police officers got the call at 11:35 p.m. on Saturday — there was a domestic disturbance, possibly a weapon.
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  • October 7, 2017
    [Sonoma] County pension debt subject of new Superior Court lawsuit
    Blog note: this article references a 2011-12 grand jury finding.Few issues are as complex — or the numbers bigger — than the critical status of the County of Sonoma’s pension plan that lacks as much as $831 million to fund current and future retiree...
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  • October 7, 2017
    [San Diego County] San Diego Contracts, Business Deals Closer To Transparency
    The City Council and Mayor’s Office are working to fix a vague but important law meant to make business between local government and private companies more transparent.
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  • October 7, 2017
    [San Mateo County] Importance of protecting young athletes from head injuries
    Blog note: this letter-to-the-editor references a 2014-15 grand jury report.Editor,I was pleased to see that the Sequoi
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CGJA San Joaquin Valley Regional Meeting on Nov 17 scheduled. Announcement and RSVP here.

2017 Report Writing Workshops details and registration now available.

2017 Annual Conference details and registration now available. Updated program schedule posted August 11.





 

 

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