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Sacramento woman’s Facebook story about search for birth parents goes viral – Sacramento Bee

Sacramento woman's Facebook story about search for birth parents goes viralSacramento BeeBelieving that she would have to hire a private investigator if she wanted to connect with her birth family, Hardy said, she decided to postpone the search. Two years later, a friend brought up the idea of looking up people's names on an online [...]

Proposed court records fees pulled from state budget – Sacramento Bee (blog)

Proposed court records fees pulled from state budgetSacramento Bee (blog)The court fee proposal would have attempted to boost court revenues by placing a $10 price tag on any public records search requested by businesses, journalists and members of the public. Parties involved in the case would have been the only group …

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Proposed court records fees pulled from state budget – Sacramento Bee

Proposed court records fees pulled from state budgetSacramento BeeThe court fee proposal would have attempted to boost court revenues by placing a $10 price tag on any public records search requested by businesses, journalists and members of the public. Parties involved in the case would have been the only group …and more »

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From the Executive Editor: Media access to court documents: Priceless – Sacramento Bee

From the Executive Editor: Media access to court documents: PricelessSacramento BeeFortunately, committees in both the state Assembly and the Senate have voted to change Brown's proposal. An Assembly budget … Current law requires a $15 fee for record search requests that take more than 10 minutes to provide. According to an …and more »

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Leak crackdown casts chill over media – Sacramento Bee

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Leak crackdown casts chill over mediaSacramento BeeA group of House members from both parties have introduced a bill that would require court approval when the government demands phone records from service providers. A Democratic senator has reintroduced a media shield law that offers legal …Holder greenlit search warrant for Fox reporter's emailsMSNBCHolder OK'd search [...]

Groups want details on license plate readers – Sacramento Bee

Groups want details on license plate readersSacramento BeeA Sheriff's Department PowerPoint presentation, which was provided in response to the public records request, seems to indicate that individuals searching their database for a specific license plate can also link over and search the servers of more …

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State budget proposal would charge ’search fee’ for court documents – Sacramento Bee

State budget proposal would charge 'search fee' for court documentsSacramento BeeDecades of providing free access to court public records would end under Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed state budget. Courts would be authorized to charge a $10 "search fee" for clerks to retrieve files for journalists, businesses and members of the …

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Proposal would charge $10 to search court records – Sacramento Bee

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Proposal would charge $10 to search court recordsSacramento BeeIn a move that is raising concern about limiting access to public documents, California courts could charge $10 for each record search under a proposal included in Gov. Jerry Brown's budget. The governor included the search fee as one of the ways the …California courts to charge [...]

Bill would make public records easier to search – Sacramento Bee

Bill would make public records easier to searchSacramento BeeCalifornia could become the first state in the nation to require that public agencies provide their records in searchable formats, such as Excel or Word. A bill making its way through the Legislature would establish an open data standard, requiring …and more »

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State proposes new public records regulations – Sacramento Bee

State proposes new public records regulationsSacramento BeeJUNEAU, Alaska — The state has proposed new regulations pertaining to public interest fee waivers or reduction in costs for public records. The proposal would allow for a fee waiver or reduction if the requestor establishes, and an agency finds, the …

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