Venezia: Decision on public
record requests is huge
The California Supreme Court's March 2 decision regarding public record requests was a game-changer for the media and residents requesting documents from cities and other public agencies.
Moving forward, text and emails regarding official business sent by public employees and officials — even on their personal devices or accounts — will now be a matter of public record.
What impact will this ruling have locally on Newport, Costa Mesa and the OC Fair and Event Center?
Turns out things gotta change...
In today's column I explore this issue and more.