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July 7, 2024 · CGJA News Sacramento City Unified School District [in Sacramento County] gets an ‘F’ for educating students with disabilities, report says

Daniel Macht wrote in KCRA 3 on June 17, 2024 that “The Sacramento City Unified School District has failed students with learning, physical and behavioral disabilities by ignoring repeated warnings and recommendations for years on how to better serve them, according to a Sacramento County civil grand jury.” Read the article here: https://www.kcra.com/article/sacramento-city-unified-school-district-students-with-disabilities-grand-jury-report-2024/61145071

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July 7, 2024
July 7, 2024 · CGJA News San Francisco isn’t ready for extreme rain and floods, new report finds

Jack Lee wrote in The San Francisco Chronicle on June 11,2024 that “a new report by the San Francisco civil grand jury says the city isn’t ready to manage the extreme rains and floods expected to come in the near future due to climate change. The new report highlights a lack of transparency in the […]

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July 7, 2024
June 30, 2024 · CGJA News Sacramento County’s foster system for teens is ‘woefully broken,’ grand jury finds

Dave Manoucheri wrote in KCRA3 on June 13, 2024 that “Sacramento County continues to fail in its efforts to find safe and permanent housing for foster teenagers who are being housed at temporary facilities because the county has not prioritized this group in its foster system, according to a damning report by the county’s civil […]

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June 30, 2024
June 30, 2024 · CGJA News Prison in Paradise; Santa Cruz County Jail criticized in annual Grand Jury review

Alesandro Manzella wrote in The Pajaronian on June 14, 2024 that “Many people who are arrested and booked into Santa Cruz County Jail not only lose their freedom, but also access to health care and mental health services. That’s according to a report released June 11 by the Santa Cruz County Grand Jury.” Read the […]

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June 30, 2024
June 30, 2024 · CGJA News Sacramento County doesn’t consider foster teen safety a ‘high priority,’ grand jury report says

Rosalio Ahumada wrote in The Sacramento Bee on June 14, 2024 that “A scathing grand jury report released Thursday criticized the care for foster teens who go without a safe place to sleep because their safety is not considered a ‘high priority’ for Sacramento County officials. A seventh-month investigation by the 2023-24 Sacramento County grand […]

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June 30, 2024
June 30, 2024 · CGJA News Tiburon [Marin County] moves toward adoption of $23M budget

Krissy White wrote in The Marin Independent Journal on June 14, 2024 that “The Town Council reviewed the draft budget for the 2024-25 fiscal year in a public hearing on June 5….Mayor Alice Fredericks said she would like to see the budget account for the Marin County Civil Grand Jury’s recent report recommending a new […]

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June 30, 2024
June 26, 2024 · CGJA News Following the money train [in Santa Cruz County] on roads, highway and rail trail

The Editorial Board of The Santa Cruz Sentinel wrote on June 16, 2024 that the Santa Cruz County Civil grand jury reported “the county has $401 million in outstanding roadway deferred maintenance …The more that is done sooner to maintain our roads, the less we will have to pay later.” Read the article here: https://www.santacruzsentinel.com/2024/06/16/editorial-following-the-money-train-on-roads-highway-and-rail-trail/

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June 26, 2024
June 26, 2024 · CGJA News Santa Cruz Civil Grand Jury criticized mental health care in County Jails

A neighborhood brief was printed in The Lookout Santa Cruz on June 12, 2024 noting that “The Santa Cruz County Civil Grand Jury criticized the state of mental health care in county jails, a claim that Sheriff Jim Hart vehemently disputes, labeling the report as highly inaccurate and denying any violation of state law regarding […]

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June 26, 2024
June 26, 2024 · CGJA News A new report by the [San Francisco] civil grand jury details great flaws in San Francisco’s attempt to combat climate change and prevent flooding

Sam Mondros wrote in The San Francisco Standard on June 11, 2024 that “San Francisco is woefully unprepared when it comes to combating and mitigating rising seas, which could lead to disastrous flooding, according to the city’s latest civil grand jury report….The report…details how a precipitous increase in atmospheric rivers against the backdrop of vulnerable […]

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June 26, 2024
June 26, 2024 · CGJA News SCUSD Response to Sacramento County Grand Jury Report

Staff of SCUSD published a press release June 17, 2024 that “As uncomfortably difficult as it is to read, the report issued by the Sacramento County Grand Jury identified accurate shortcomings with regard to SCUSD’s past practices in special education. The notion that we are failing to provide appropriate educational services to our most vulnerable […]

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June 26, 2024

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