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Newslinks for 9-20-16

Court allows leeway in College of San Mateo’s plan to pave garden

September 20, 2016 | San Francisco Chronicle
The state Supreme Court, weighing the fate of a 53-year-old garden at the College of San Mateo that school officials want to turn into a parking lot, told lower courts Monday to grant some leeway to agencies like the college district when they decide a proposed project won’t harm the environment.
Related: California Supreme Court Opinion, San Mateo Daily Journal, Daily Journal, Met News

Time-Lapse Video Finds No One Turning Out Lights In City Buildings

September 20, 2016 | CBS Los Angeles
In a city filled with energy during the day, there’s even more wasted energy at night, from lights on all night at City Hall, late at night at DWP headquarters, all day and all night at some Los Angeles County courthouses that have been closed for years.

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A primer on how the council is making local court funding more equitable across the state (2:53). 

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