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April 2024

Investigative Reporter Wins Access to California Official’s Calendar Entries

Court Rejects Governor Newsom’s Deliberative Process & Correspondence Exemptions

By Steve Zansberg
On March 5, Judge Chang issued a Final Ruling, in a case under California’s Public Records Act, granting a Writ of Mandate that commands Governor Gavin Newsom to release the calendar entries of all meetings between his Cabinet Secretary and any representative of Pacific Gas & Electric in May 2023.