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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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  • April 3, 2014
    (Marin County) Schools 
diverge on discipline
    By Christopher Peak 04/03/2014
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  • March 31, 2014
    A Solano County grand jury praises work on jail in Fairfield
    A Solano County grand jury report released Thursday praised the sheriff's office for the maintenance and operation of its main jail facility in downtown Fairfield.The report indicated that the Grand Jury began its investigation and inspection of the...
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  • March 30, 2014
    Should Contra Costa school volunteers be trained to report child abuse?
    By Matthias Gafni Contra Costa TimesPosted:   03/29/2014 03:26:23 PM PDT
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  • March 21, 2014
    Lew’s Views: Behind the Scenes of the Orange County Grand Jury
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