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  • April 21, 2014
    Troubled Central Basin Water District may lose insurance
    The Assn. of California Water Agencies Joint Powers Insurance Authority has recommended to its board that it drop the district's employment liability coverage due to 'dysfunction' and increasing lawsuits.By Hector BecerraApril 19, 2014, 8:10 p.m.A...
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  • April 21, 2014
    Santa Barbara County, courts look to north for grand jurors
    Supervisors, other leaders step up recruitment effortsApril 20, 2014 12:45 am  •  Erin Lennon/elennon@lompocrecord.comWhen 5th District Supervisor Steve Lavagnino met with the Santa Barbara County Civil Grand Jury last year, he didn’t...
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  • April 16, 2014
    Editorial: Marin grand jury finds disconnect in school discipline
    Marin Independent Journal EditorialPosted:   04/15/2014 04:14:00 AM PDTTHE MARIN COUNTY Civil Grand Jury says Marin school administrators and trustees have some homework to do.In a not-so-glowing report, the grand jury found that Marin public...
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  • April 16, 2014
    Want To Be On A (San Francisco) Civil Grand Jury? You Can!
    The San Francisco Superior Court has put out a call for residents to apply to serve on the city’s Civil Grand Jury for the upcoming year.The Grand Jury is made up of 19 members who look into city government by investigating its departments, agencies...
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  • April 12, 2014
    (El Dorado County) Grand Jury questions county fee waivers
    A midterm report by El Dorado County’s Civil Grand Jury is questioning the Board of Supervisors refunding or waiving permit fees for some projects but not for others.
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  • April 8, 2014
    UCSB Student Government Wants (Santa Barbara Civil) Grand Jury Investigation of Deltopia Riot
    In the aftermath of Saturday night's melee in Isla Vista, the UCSB Student Government (Associated Students of UC-Santa Barbara) released the following statement, including a call for a civil Grand Jury investigation into the disturbance.Here is the...
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  • April 5, 2014
    Make a complaint to the (Tulare County) grand jury
    Editor’s note:Today’s letter from Tulare County grand jury foreman Milton Morrison was prompted by comments from two readers on stories published recently in the Times-Delta and Advance-Register. Luis Lopez, a former Visalia Unified School District...
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