Bids for Dixon City Legal Notices Expose Scanal

Before each fiscal year, which begins on July 1, cities with more than one Newspaper of General Circulation are required to seek bids for publishing that city’s legal notices. As is its habit, the City of Dixon was considerably late … Continue reading

State Assembly Passes Bill – 71 to 1 to Penalize Local Officials Who Resist Public Records Act

Last week the Assembly overwhelmingly approved a measure that would impose fines on agencies that knowingly violate the California Public Records Act. AB 1479 by Assemblyman Rob Bonta (D-Alameda) would give courts the power to charge a government agency up … Continue reading

Bill to Strengthen Public Records Act and Impose Penalties for Violations Unanimously Approved 

(Note: This article derived from information provided by the California News Publishers Association – CNPA) Despite opposition from the state’s secrecy lobby, legislation that would establish a penalty for agencies that violate the California Public Records Act, flew out of … Continue reading