Articles Tagged With ‘California Public Records Act’




This open government week is a call to arms

Opinion By Richard P. McKee Our Founding Fathers, revered for their courage and determination, knew far too well the nation they were creating was only an experiment; that persistence lay ahead if the people’s government was to survive.  They openly... (Continue reading)

Some local school districts flunk public records audit

The San Luis Obispo Community College District and the Atascadero Unified School District received F grades for their failure to comply with the California Public Records Act, according to a report released Thursday by the nonprofit group Californians Aware (CalAware). The... (Continue reading)

Name of Annie’s new owner released by mistake

The San Luis Obispo County Counsel’s office accidentally released the name Tuesday of the woman who recently adopted Annie, the dog who continues to be at the center of a highly-charged custody battle. Kitty Crockett of Atascadero filed a request with... (Continue reading)

Assault victim’s lawyer fights for 911 tape

The lawyer for a developmentally disabled Atascadero man, who was physically assaulted in March by an off-duty San Luis Obispo police officer, is planning on suing Atascadero police to make the 911 call of the incident public. The... (Continue reading)

Atascadero manager admits falsehoods

By KAREN VELIE Atascadero city officials lied in public statements regarding an eminent domain controversy and made a scapegoat of a city employee. City Manager Wade McKinney, one of those officials, confessed the deception only when testifying under oath in depositions earlier... (Continue reading)