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California Public Records Act

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  • Public officials in a wired world: How much privacy should they get?

     Public officials in a wired world: How much privacy should they get?
    New technology often challenges society's long-standing assumptions and standards, but sometimes courts — and others — lose sight of common sense as they grapple with the changes. That's the case in a recent decision of California's 6th Appellate District, which found that text messages and emails between public officials are beyond the reach of the Public Records Act if they are sent on private devices rather than ones owned by public agencies.
  • Superintendent's pay in South Bay district called 'excessive'

    Superintendent's pay in South Bay district called 'excessive'
    New York City Chancellor Carmen Farina oversees more than a million students, 1,700 schools and a budget the size of many states. Her pay: $412,193. Los Angeles Unified Supt. John Deasy has half a million students, 1,000-plus schools, a $7-billion...

    Leland Yee denounced by gun lobby as a 'hypocrite' and 'scumbag'

    Leland Yee denounced by gun lobby as a 'hypocrite' and 'scumbag'
    As details of state Sen. Leland Yee’s alleged crimes trickled out, advocates associated with gun-rights groups jumped on the possible ironies. An affidavit filed in federal court in San Francisco by FBI Special Agent Emmanuel V. Pascua said...

    Improprieties found in operation of Beverly Hills camp

    Improprieties found in operation of Beverly Hills camp
    A report commissioned by the Beverly Hills Unified School District has found a number of financial and ethical improprieties related to a summer sports camp that was run by the high school principal — including his failure to report more than $40,...

    Beverly Hills School District releases report on principal

    Beverly Hills School District releases report on principal
    The Beverly Hills Unified School District released Wednesday the final report by a law firm hired to probe a summer sports camp for high school athletes that was run by the principal. The review came in response to articles in The Times last year that...