Could waste and fraud be happening in your school district?

At the annual California League of Bond Oversight Committees conference in Sacramento, citizen watchdogs from around the state learned how to detect malfeasance from a certified fraud expert. Trust, he said, is not a control. 
California ranchers and their Capitol Hill allies are scrambling to peel away a country-of-origin labeling law they fear will hurt the state.  
 
The California Department of Public Health this week fined 12 hospitals a total of $775,000 after investigations determined that the hospitals caused -- or were likely to cause -- death or serious injury to patients.  
 
The California Department of Education on Thursday unveiled the new score reports, a two-page sheet that will be mailed to all parents about three months after all their children's tests are completed, perhaps in late summer or early fall.  
 
Hidden camera footage of surfers threatening two U.K. journalists at Lunada Bay is “disturbing,” Palos Verdes Estates Police Capt.  
 
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Friday's TV picks: Grateful Dead fans, get a load of this

'The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir' chronicles Weir's journey from his youth in Palo Alto to global fame in documentary on Netflix. Plus, Thomas Middleditch of 'Silicon Valley' drums up laughs on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' 
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David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.