“A full determination has not yet been made by the city on the role of Morin Jacob moving forward,” said the spokeswoman, Erica Terry Derryck. “The scope of the professional services agreement with her firm is broad enough to allow the city of Oakland to use Morin Jacob and her firm for other tasks if needed. To the extent Morin Jacob performs additional work, the city will ensure the work is not duplicative of the investigation now being led by Mr. Swanson. ” … [Read more...] about Oakland sex misconduct investigators paid, but no reports issued
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As the virus spreads, the number of seriously ill patients is increasing, with hospitalizations up 38% in the past two weeks. The death toll, which was relatively flat in May and June, is up nearly 20% in July, according to state data. Of California's 58 counties, 30 have landed on the state's watch list for increased spread. In the Bay Area, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Santa Clara, Sonoma and Solano are all on the list of jurisdictions being monitored by the state. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus cases in California are surging: When will the spike end?
That law reads: “A law enforcement agency shall not disclose to a person, except the prosecutor, parole officers of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, hearing officers of the parole authority, probation officers of county probation departments, or other persons or public agencies where authorized or required by law, the name of a person who alleges to be the victim of a sex offense if that person has elected to exercise his or her right pursuant to this section and Section 6254 of the Government Code.” … [Read more...] about Oakland police applicants asked to allow disclosure of whether they were sexually assaulted