Browsing All posts tagged under »San Diego«

Many A Truth Is Said In Jest

July 26, 2013

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In the fall of 2011, a video cartoon concerning the disgraced Court Case Management System (CCMS) went viral on the internet. Many wondered who the creative genius was who developed the clip. Whoever that person was, it was clear that he was knowledgeable and prescient in lampooning the half a billion dollar blunder. Well, we […]

Another AOC back room deal underscores yet another boondoggle

June 12, 2013

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Let’s be clear about one thing: We’re strong supporters of both living and prevailing wage laws. We’re even strong supporters of unions in their time and place. In their time and place being the qualifier. In many cases, the decline of union wages and benefits resulted not from an erosion of union wages but the […]

You can (in part) thank the boondogglers for the May revise

May 14, 2013

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Judge James Herman and his technology committee, along with the CEO’s of San Diego and Ventura are either the most egotistical, self-centered bastards in the state of California or just some of the dumbest. At this point, it’s take your pick and if you were in my shoes you might choose both. The Governors revised […]

What Will It Take to Kill The Beast?

April 25, 2013

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April 25, 2013 Dear Members and Others: By a show of hands, who thinks the half-billion dollar failed computer project, known as CCMS, is dead? If you raised your hand, you obviously made the mistake of thinking that our court leaders meant what they said a year ago when they voted to terminate the failed […]

My court unification efforts have become a failure

April 11, 2013

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By Larry Stiriling – a retired legislator and a retired judge My court-unification effort has become a failure. Most former politicians do not own up to their errors, but here is one that needs understanding and corrective action by the legislature. “Court unification” was an attractive concept that emerged from what was then known as “The […]

These monthly field trips are Pfabulous!

April 10, 2013

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From the get-a-clue files We’re getting word that the pfearless leader of the pfacilities management unit, he who diverted his divisions resources from actually fixing courtrooms to developing flow and ganntt charts and new policies and procedures that would assist them to do less with even less on their way to a baby baldridge quality […]

AOC to San Diego – Coin Detected In Pocket

April 8, 2013

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About that tunnel in San Diego: Last year this statement was being uttered by San Diego leadership and others to win support to move forward with a new San Diego Courthouse. “The State of California will pay for the tunnel because it was part of the negotiations to obtain the land for the courthouse from […]

Celebration – ACJ passes the three year mark

September 12, 2012

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September 12, 2012 Dear Members: This week marks the three year anniversary of the Alliance of California Judges.  We thank all of our members for standing with us and helping us continue to grow. We have added members every month since our inception and we look forward to working with you in the coming years to […]