Lawsuit alleges violations of public records lawsWriter sues City of Chico for access to documents
Story on Local Hero Dave Waddell and his lawsuit on violation of public records law. Please support Chico Sol.
by Leslie Layton posted Feb. 23, 2022
The City of Chico may have lost or destroyed public records related to police killings, and has stonewalled for more than a year in response to record requests, says a lawsuit filed Feb. 18 against the City.
A lawsuit filed by ChicoSol contributing writer Dave Waddell in Butte County Superior Court says the City is in violation of the California Public Records Act because of its continual “withholding of records” as well as its “excessive redactions” in those records that have been released