Implementation of State Auditor's Recommendations - 2017

Classified by Auditee

On this page we provide links, classified by entity name, to summaries of audit and investigative reports we issued during the previous two years that relate to each entity. We also provide links to the responses we have received from each entity regarding the current status of each recommendation.

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View the executive summary for the original audit report by clicking on the report number. The executive summary includes a link to the complete original audit report in PDF format.

View the status of the entity's implementation of the State Auditor's recommendations for each report by clicking on the report title.

All corrective actions in these responses were received by our office as of January 2017.


Auditees

Administrative Office of the Courts
Bar of California, State
Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
Consumer Affairs, Department of
Correctional Health Care Services, California
Corrections and Rehabilitation, Department of
Covered California
Developmental Services, Department of
Education, Department of
Emergency Services, Office of
Employment Development Department
Equalization, Board of
Fish and Wildlife, Department of
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of
Franchise Tax Board
General Services, Department of
Health Care Services, Department of
Health Facilities Financing Authority, California
Human Resources, California Department of
Industrial Relations, Department of
Judicial Council of California
Justice, Department of
Managed Health Care, Department of
Medical Board of California
Motor Vehicles, Department of
Napa State Hospital
Parks and Recreation, Department of
Public Health, Department of
Public Utilities Commission
Registered Nursing, Board of
San Francisco State University
Social Services, Department of
State Hospitals, Department of
Teacher Credentialing, California Commission on
Technology, California Department of
Transportation, Department of
University of California
University of California, Davis
University of California, San Diego
University, California State
Veterans Affairs, Department of
Water Resources Control Board
Water Resources, Department of
Workforce Investment Board, California

Local Entities:

Alameda County
Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company
Central Basin Municipal Water District
Central Unified School District
East Side Union High School District
Fresno City College
Fresno, County of
Golden State Water Company
Hesperia Water District
Irvine, City of
Irwindale, City of
Kern County
King City
Long Beach Unified School District
Los Angeles County
Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors
Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning
Los Angeles Police Department
Los Angeles Unified School District
Madera County
Magnolia Educational and Research Foundation
Mt. Diablo Unified School District
Murrieta Valley Unified School District
Novato, City of
Orange County
Pasadena, City of
Redlands Unified School District
Riverside County SELPA
Riverside, County of
Ross Valley Sanitary District
Sacramento County
Sacramento County Office of Education
San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools
San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
San Juan Unified School District
San Rafael, City of
Santa Ana Police Department
Santa Clara County
Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office
Shasta College
Sonoma County
Sonoma County Sheriff's Office
South East Consortium SELPA
Stanford University
Superior Court of California, County of San Joaquin
Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo
Superior Court of California, County of Tehama
Tulare County Office of Education
University of Redlands
Victorville Water District
Woodlake Unified School District


Administrative Office of the Courts

Report Number 2014-107 (Issued 2015-01-07)
Judicial Branch of California: Because of Questionable Fiscal and Operational Decisions, the Judicial Council and the Administrative Office of the Courts Have Not Maximized the Funds Available for the Courts

Bar of California, State

Report Number 2015-030 (Issued 2015-06-18)
State Bar of California: It Has Not Consistently Protected the Public Through Its Attorney Discipline Process and Lacks Accountability

Report Number 2015-047 (Issued 2016-05-12)
The State Bar of California: Its Lack of Transparency Has Undermined Its Communications With Decision Makers and Stakeholders

Community Colleges Chancellor's Office

Report Number 2014-131 (Issued 2015-06-02)
California State Government Websites: Departments Must Improve Website Accessibility So That Persons With Disabilities Have Comparable Access to State Services Online

Report Number 2015-032 (Issued 2015-07-16)
California's Postsecondary Educational Institutions: More Guidance Is Needed to Increase Compliance With Federal Crime Reporting Requirements

Report Number 2016-110 (Issued 2016-11-15)
Trade Apprenticeship Programs: The State Needs to Better Oversee Apprenticeship Programs, Such as the Air Conditioning Trade Association's Sheet Metal Program

Consumer Affairs, Department of

Report Number 2014-116 (Issued 2015-02-12)
California Department of Consumer Affairs' BreEZe System: Inadequate Planning and Oversight Led to Implementation at Far Fewer Regulatory Entities at a Significantly Higher Cost

Correctional Health Care Services, California

Investigative Case Number I2013-0440 (Issued 2015-08-27)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees

Investigative Case Number I2014-1011 (Issued 2015-08-27)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees

Investigative Case Number I2015-0084 (Issued 2016-02-11)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Misuse of State Resources, Forgery, False Time Reporting, Financial Interests Disclosure Violations, and Waste of State Funds

Corrections and Rehabilitation, Department of

Report Number 2014-117 (Issued 2015-03-17)
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: It Must Improve Legal Compliance and Administrative Oversight of Its Employment of Retired Annuitants and Use of State-Owned Vehicles

Investigative Case Number I2014-1011 (Issued 2015-08-27)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees

Covered California

Report Number 2014-131 (Issued 2015-06-02)
California State Government Websites: Departments Must Improve Website Accessibility So That Persons With Disabilities Have Comparable Access to State Services Online

Report Number 2015-605 (Issued 2016-02-16)
High Risk - Covered California: It Must Ensure Its Financial Sustainability Moving Forward, and Its Use of Sole-Source Contracts Needs Improvement

Developmental Services, Department of

Report Number 2014-118 (Issued 2015-01-13)
California Department of Developmental Services: Its Process for Assessing Fees Paid by Parents of Children Living in Residential Facilities Is Woefully Inefficient and Inconsistent

Report Number 2016-108 (Issued 2016-10-25)
Department of Developmental Services: It Cannot Verify That Vendor Rates for In-Home Respite Services Are Appropriate and That Regional Centers and Vendors Meet Applicable Requirements

Investigative Case Number I2013-1633 (Issued 2016-02-11)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Misuse of State Resources, Forgery, False Time Reporting, Financial Interests Disclosure Violations, and Waste of State Funds

Education, Department of

Report Number 2015-101 (Issued 2015-11-05)
Inglewood Unified School District: The State Superintendent of Public Instruction Needs to Better Communicate His Approach for Reforming the District

Report Number 2015-112 (Issued 2016-01-19)
Student Mental Health Services: Some Students' Services Were Affected by a New State Law, and the State Needs to Analyze Student Outcomes and Track Service Costs

Report Number 2016-112 (Issued 2016-11-17)
School Library Services: Vague State Laws and a Lack of Monitoring Allow School Districts to Provide a Minimal Level of Library Services

Emergency Services, Office of

Report Number 2015-608 (Issued 2015-05-05)
High Risk: State Departments Need to Improve Their Workforce and Succession Planning Efforts to Mitigate the Risks of Increasing Retirements

Employment Development Department

Report Number 2015-508 (Issued 2015-09-29)
Follow-Up—Federal Workforce Investment Grants: The Employment Development Department Established Procedures for Seeking Discretionary Grants, but Needs to Strengthen Them

Investigative Case Number I2012-2137 (Issued 2015-08-27)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees

Investigative Case Number I2013-0082 (Issued 2015-08-27)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees

Equalization, Board of

Report Number 2015-119 (Issued 2016-02-29)
State Board of Equalization: Its Tobacco Tax Enforcement Efforts Are Effective and Properly Funded, but Other Funding Options and Cost Savings Are Possible

Fish and Wildlife, Department of

Investigative Case Number I2014-0970 (Issued 2016-02-11)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Misuse of State Resources, Forgery, False Time Reporting, Financial Interests Disclosure Violations, and Waste of State Funds

Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of

Investigative Case Number I2013-1902 (Issued 2015-08-27)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees

Franchise Tax Board

Report Number 2014-131 (Issued 2015-06-02)
California State Government Websites: Departments Must Improve Website Accessibility So That Persons With Disabilities Have Comparable Access to State Services Online

General Services, Department of

Report Number 2015-117 (Issued 2016-03-15)
California Department of General Services' Real Estate Services Division: To Better Serve Its Client Agencies, It Needs to Track and Analyze Project Data and Improve Its Management Practices

Investigative Case Number I2014-1285 (Issued 2016-02-11)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Misuse of State Resources, Forgery, False Time Reporting, Financial Interests Disclosure Violations, and Waste of State Funds

Health Care Services, Department of

Report Number 2014-130 (Issued 2015-08-20)
California Department of Health Care Services: It Should Improve Its Administration and Oversight of School‑Based Medi-Cal Programs

Report Number 2014-134 (Issued 2015-06-16)
California Department of Health Care Services: Improved Monitoring of Medi-Cal Managed Care Health Plans Is Necessary to Better Ensure Access to Care

Report Number 2015-131 (Issued 2016-08-23)
California's Foster Care System: The State and Counties Have Failed to Adequately Oversee the Prescription of Psychotropic Medications to Children in Foster Care

Investigative Case Number I2014-0078 (Issued 2016-02-11)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Misuse of State Resources, Forgery, False Time Reporting, Financial Interests Disclosure Violations, and Waste of State Funds

Investigative Case Number I2016-0011 (Issued 2016-08-25)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Conflict of Interest, Violation of Post-Employment Ethics Restrictions, Waste of State Funds, Misuse of State Resources, and Incompatible Activities

Health Facilities Financing Authority, California

Report Number 2015-042 (Issued 2015-09-15)
Children's Hospital Program: The California Health Facilities Financing Authority Has Generally Complied With Laws and Regulations and Resolved Its Issue Related to High Fund Balances

Human Resources, California Department of

Report Number 2014-131 (Issued 2015-06-02)
California State Government Websites: Departments Must Improve Website Accessibility So That Persons With Disabilities Have Comparable Access to State Services Online

Report Number 2015-608 (Issued 2015-05-05)
High Risk: State Departments Need to Improve Their Workforce and Succession Planning Efforts to Mitigate the Risks of Increasing Retirements

Industrial Relations, Department of

Report Number 2016-110 (Issued 2016-11-15)
Trade Apprenticeship Programs: The State Needs to Better Oversee Apprenticeship Programs, Such as the Air Conditioning Trade Association's Sheet Metal Program

Investigative Case Number I2012-1250 (Issued 2015-08-27)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees

Judicial Council of California

Report Number 2014-107 (Issued 2015-01-07)
Judicial Branch of California: Because of Questionable Fiscal and Operational Decisions, the Judicial Council and the Administrative Office of the Courts Have Not Maximized the Funds Available for the Courts

Report Number 2015-302 (Issued 2015-12-10)
Judicial Branch Procurement: Although the Judicial Council Needs to Strengthen Controls Over Its Information Systems, Its Procurement Practices Generally Comply With Applicable Requirements

Justice, Department of

Report Number 2015-130 (Issued 2016-08-11)
The CalGang Criminal Intelligence System: As the Result of Its Weak Oversight Structure, It Contains Questionable Information That May Violate Individuals' Privacy Rights

Report Number 2015-504 (Issued 2015-07-09)
Follow-Up—California Department of Justice: Delays in Fully Implementing Recommendations Prevent It From Accurately and Promptly Identifying All Armed Persons With Mental Illness, Resulting in Continued Risk to Public Safety

Managed Health Care, Department of

Report Number 2014-134 (Issued 2015-06-16)
California Department of Health Care Services: Improved Monitoring of Medi-Cal Managed Care Health Plans Is Necessary to Better Ensure Access to Care

Medical Board of California

Report Number 2015-131 (Issued 2016-08-23)
California's Foster Care System: The State and Counties Have Failed to Adequately Oversee the Prescription of Psychotropic Medications to Children in Foster Care

Motor Vehicles, Department of

Report Number 2014-124 (Issued 2015-02-10)
California's Alternative Energy and Efficiency Initiatives: Two Programs Are Meeting Some Goals, but Several Improvements Are Needed

Napa State Hospital

Investigative Case Number I2015-1073 (Issued 2016-08-25)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Conflict of Interest, Violation of Post-Employment Ethics Restrictions, Waste of State Funds, Misuse of State Resources, and Incompatible Activities

Parks and Recreation, Department of

Investigative Case Number I2015-0680 (Issued 2016-08-25)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Conflict of Interest, Violation of Post-Employment Ethics Restrictions, Waste of State Funds, Misuse of State Resources, and Incompatible Activities

Investigative Case Number I2015-1105 (Issued 2016-08-25)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Conflict of Interest, Violation of Post-Employment Ethics Restrictions, Waste of State Funds, Misuse of State Resources, and Incompatible Activities

Public Health, Department of

Report Number 2014-113 (Issued 2015-01-29)
California Department of Public Health: Even With a Recent Increase in Federal Funding, Its Efforts to Prevent Diabetes Are Focused on a Limited Number of Counties

Report Number 2015-507 (Issued 2015-09-10)
Follow-Up—California Department of Public Health: Laboratory Field Services Is Unable to Oversee Clinical Laboratories Effectively, but a Feasible Alternative Exists

Investigative Case Number I2015-0478 (Issued 2016-02-11)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Misuse of State Resources, Forgery, False Time Reporting, Financial Interests Disclosure Violations, and Waste of State Funds

Investigative Case Number I2015-0034 (Issued 2016-08-25)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Conflict of Interest, Violation of Post-Employment Ethics Restrictions, Waste of State Funds, Misuse of State Resources, and Incompatible Activities

Public Utilities Commission

Report Number 2014-120 (Issued 2015-04-09)
California Public Utilities Commission: It Needs to Improve the Quality of Its Consumer Complaint Data and the Controls Over Its Information Systems

Report Number 2014-124 (Issued 2015-02-10)
California's Alternative Energy and Efficiency Initiatives: Two Programs Are Meeting Some Goals, but Several Improvements Are Needed

Registered Nursing, Board of

Report Number 2014-116 (Issued 2015-02-12)
California Department of Consumer Affairs' BreEZe System: Inadequate Planning and Oversight Led to Implementation at Far Fewer Regulatory Entities at a Significantly Higher Cost

Report Number 2016-046 (Issued 2016-12-13)
Board of Registered Nursing: Significant Delays and Inadequate Oversight of the Complaint Resolution Process Have Allowed Some Nurses Who May Pose a Risk to Patient Safety to Continue Practicing

San Francisco State University

Report Number 2015-032 (Issued 2015-07-16)
California's Postsecondary Educational Institutions: More Guidance Is Needed to Increase Compliance With Federal Crime Reporting Requirements

Social Services, Department of

Report Number 2015-131 (Issued 2016-08-23)
California's Foster Care System: The State and Counties Have Failed to Adequately Oversee the Prescription of Psychotropic Medications to Children in Foster Care

Report Number 2015-502 (Issued 2015-07-02)
Follow-Up—California Department of Social Services: Although Making Progress, It Could Do More to Ensure the Protection and Appropriate Placement of Foster Children

Report Number 2015-503 (Issued 2015-06-23)
Follow-Up—California Department of Social Services: It Has Not Corrected Previously Recognized Deficiencies in Its Oversight of Counties' Antifraud Efforts for the CalWORKs and CalFresh Programs

Report Number 2015-608 (Issued 2015-05-05)
High Risk: State Departments Need to Improve Their Workforce and Succession Planning Efforts to Mitigate the Risks of Increasing Retirements

State Hospitals, Department of

Report Number 2014-125 (Issued 2015-03-12)
California Department of State Hospitals: It Could Increase the Consistency of Its Evaluations of Sex Offenders by Improving Its Assessment Protocol and Training

Investigative Case Number I2014-0430 (Issued 2016-02-11)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Misuse of State Resources, Forgery, False Time Reporting, Financial Interests Disclosure Violations, and Waste of State Funds

Investigative Case Number I2014-0948 (Issued 2016-02-11)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Misuse of State Resources, Forgery, False Time Reporting, Financial Interests Disclosure Violations, and Waste of State Funds

Teacher Credentialing, California Commission on

Report Number 2016-112 (Issued 2016-11-17)
School Library Services: Vague State Laws and a Lack of Monitoring Allow School Districts to Provide a Minimal Level of Library Services

Technology, California Department of

Report Number 2014-116 (Issued 2015-02-12)
California Department of Consumer Affairs' BreEZe System: Inadequate Planning and Oversight Led to Implementation at Far Fewer Regulatory Entities at a Significantly Higher Cost

Report Number 2014-131 (Issued 2015-06-02)
California State Government Websites: Departments Must Improve Website Accessibility So That Persons With Disabilities Have Comparable Access to State Services Online

Report Number 2014-602 (Issued 2015-03-19)
High Risk Update—California Department of Technology: Lack of Guidance, Potentially Conflicting Roles, and Staffing Issues Continue to Make Oversight of State Information Technology Projects High Risk

Report Number 2015-121 (Issued 2016-06-16)
California Department of Veterans Affairs: The State Paid Nearly $28 Million for a Flawed System That Fails to Meet the Needs of Its Veterans Homes

Report Number 2015-611 (Issued 2015-08-25)
High Risk Update—Information Security: Many State Entities' Information Assets Are Potentially Vulnerable to Attack or Disruption

Transportation, Department of

Report Number 2015-120 (Issued 2016-03-17)
California Department of Transportation: Its Maintenance Division's Allocations and Spending for Field Maintenance Do Not Match Key Indicators of Need

Report Number 2015-608 (Issued 2015-05-05)
High Risk: State Departments Need to Improve Their Workforce and Succession Planning Efforts to Mitigate the Risks of Increasing Retirements

Investigative Case Number I2012-1655 (Issued 2015-08-27)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees

Investigative Case Number I2014-1440 (Issued 2015-08-27)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees

Investigative Case Number I2014-0934 (Issued 2016-08-25)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Conflict of Interest, Violation of Post-Employment Ethics Restrictions, Waste of State Funds, Misuse of State Resources, and Incompatible Activities

University of California

Report Number 2015-032 (Issued 2015-07-16)
California's Postsecondary Educational Institutions: More Guidance Is Needed to Increase Compliance With Federal Crime Reporting Requirements

Report Number 2015-107 (Issued 2016-03-29)
The University of California: Its Admissions and Financial Decisions Have Disadvantaged California Resident Students

University of California, Davis

Report Number 2014-121 (Issued 2015-06-09)
University of California, Davis: It Has Not Identified Future Financing for the Strawberry Breeding Program nor Collected All Available Revenues

University of California, San Diego

Report Number 2015-032 (Issued 2015-07-16)
California's Postsecondary Educational Institutions: More Guidance Is Needed to Increase Compliance With Federal Crime Reporting Requirements

University, California State

Report Number 2015-032 (Issued 2015-07-16)
California's Postsecondary Educational Institutions: More Guidance Is Needed to Increase Compliance With Federal Crime Reporting Requirements

Veterans Affairs, Department of

Report Number 2015-121 (Issued 2016-06-16)
California Department of Veterans Affairs: The State Paid Nearly $28 Million for a Flawed System That Fails to Meet the Needs of Its Veterans Homes

Report Number 2015-505 (Issued 2015-07-07)
Follow-Up—California Department of Veterans Affairs: Better Collection and Use of Data Would Improve Its Outreach Efforts, and It Needs to Strengthen Its Oversight of County Veterans Service Officer Programs

Investigative Case Number I2015-0384 (Issued 2015-08-27)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees

Water Resources Control Board

Investigative Case Number I2015-0849 (Issued 2016-08-25)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Conflict of Interest, Violation of Post-Employment Ethics Restrictions, Waste of State Funds, Misuse of State Resources, and Incompatible Activities

Water Resources, Department of

Investigative Case Number I2014-1398 (Issued 2015-08-27)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees

Investigative Case Number I2014-1576 (Issued 2016-02-11)
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Misuse of State Resources, Forgery, False Time Reporting, Financial Interests Disclosure Violations, and Waste of State Funds

Workforce Investment Board, California

Report Number 2015-508 (Issued 2015-09-29)
Follow-Up—Federal Workforce Investment Grants: The Employment Development Department Established Procedures for Seeking Discretionary Grants, but Needs to Strengthen Them

Alameda County

Report Number 2015-115 (Issued 2016-02-25)
Dually Involved Youth: The State Cannot Determine the Effectiveness of Efforts to Serve Youth Who Are Involved in Both the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems

Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company

Report Number 2014-132 (Issued 2015-04-30)
Apple Valley Area Water Rates: Differences in Costs Affect Water Utilities' Rates, and One Utility May Have Spent Millions of Ratepayer Funds Inappropriately

Central Basin Municipal Water District

Report Number 2015-102 (Issued 2015-12-02)
Central Basin Municipal Water District: Its Board of Directors Has Failed to Provide the Leadership Necessary for It to Effectively Fulfill Its Responsibilities

Central Unified School District

Report Number 2016-110 (Issued 2016-11-15)
Trade Apprenticeship Programs: The State Needs to Better Oversee Apprenticeship Programs, Such as the Air Conditioning Trade Association's Sheet Metal Program

East Side Union High School District

Report Number 2015-112 (Issued 2016-01-19)
Student Mental Health Services: Some Students' Services Were Affected by a New State Law, and the State Needs to Analyze Student Outcomes and Track Service Costs

Fresno City College

Report Number 2015-032 (Issued 2015-07-16)
California's Postsecondary Educational Institutions: More Guidance Is Needed to Increase Compliance With Federal Crime Reporting Requirements

Fresno, County of

Report Number 2015-132 (Issued 2016-05-31)
County Pay Practices: Although the Counties We Visited Have Rules in Place to Ensure Fairness, Data Show That a Gender Wage Gap Still Exists

Golden State Water Company

Report Number 2014-132 (Issued 2015-04-30)
Apple Valley Area Water Rates: Differences in Costs Affect Water Utilities' Rates, and One Utility May Have Spent Millions of Ratepayer Funds Inappropriately

Hesperia Water District

Report Number 2014-132 (Issued 2015-04-30)
Apple Valley Area Water Rates: Differences in Costs Affect Water Utilities' Rates, and One Utility May Have Spent Millions of Ratepayer Funds Inappropriately

Irvine, City of

Report Number 2015-116 (Issued 2016-08-09)
City of Irvine: Poor Governance of the $1.7 Million Review of the Orange County Great Park Needlessly Compromised the Review's Credibility

Irwindale, City of

Report Number 2016-111 (Issued 2016-11-29)
City of Irwindale: It Must Exercise More Fiscal Responsibility Over Its Spending So That It Can Continue to Provide Core Services to Residents

Kern County

Report Number 2015-115 (Issued 2016-02-25)
Dually Involved Youth: The State Cannot Determine the Effectiveness of Efforts to Serve Youth Who Are Involved in Both the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems

King City

Report Number 2015-129 (Issued 2016-07-14)
King City Police Department: Strengthening Management Practices Would Help Its Efforts to Prevent Officer Misconduct and to Regain the Public's Trust

Long Beach Unified School District

Report Number 2015-112 (Issued 2016-01-19)
Student Mental Health Services: Some Students' Services Were Affected by a New State Law, and the State Needs to Analyze Student Outcomes and Track Service Costs

Los Angeles County

Report Number 2015-115 (Issued 2016-02-25)
Dually Involved Youth: The State Cannot Determine the Effectiveness of Efforts to Serve Youth Who Are Involved in Both the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems

Report Number 2015-131 (Issued 2016-08-23)
California's Foster Care System: The State and Counties Have Failed to Adequately Oversee the Prescription of Psychotropic Medications to Children in Foster Care

Report Number 2015-132 (Issued 2016-05-31)
County Pay Practices: Although the Counties We Visited Have Rules in Place to Ensure Fairness, Data Show That a Gender Wage Gap Still Exists

Report Number 2016-106 (Issued 2016-11-10)
Los Angeles County: Weak Oversight of Its Lease With the Los Angeles County Fair Association Has Likely Cost Millions of Dollars in Revenue

Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors

Report Number 2014-136 (Issued 2015-01-27)
Coastal Improvement Fund

Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning

Report Number 2014-136 (Issued 2015-01-27)
Coastal Improvement Fund

Los Angeles Police Department

Report Number 2015-130 (Issued 2016-08-11)
The CalGang Criminal Intelligence System: As the Result of Its Weak Oversight Structure, It Contains Questionable Information That May Violate Individuals' Privacy Rights

Los Angeles Unified School District

Report Number 2014-135R (Issued 2015-05-07)
Magnolia Science Academies: Although the Financial Condition of These Charter Schools Has Improved, Their Financial Controls Still Need to Be Strengthened

Report Number 2016-103 (Issued 2016-10-27)
Los Angeles Unified School District: It Can Do More to Reduce the Impacts of Removing Teachers From Classrooms Because of Alleged Misconduct

Madera County

Report Number 2015-131 (Issued 2016-08-23)
California's Foster Care System: The State and Counties Have Failed to Adequately Oversee the Prescription of Psychotropic Medications to Children in Foster Care

Magnolia Educational and Research Foundation

Report Number 2014-135R (Issued 2015-05-07)
Magnolia Science Academies: Although the Financial Condition of These Charter Schools Has Improved, Their Financial Controls Still Need to Be Strengthened

Mt. Diablo Unified School District

Report Number 2015-112 (Issued 2016-01-19)
Student Mental Health Services: Some Students' Services Were Affected by a New State Law, and the State Needs to Analyze Student Outcomes and Track Service Costs

Murrieta Valley Unified School District

Report Number 2015-112 (Issued 2016-01-19)
Student Mental Health Services: Some Students' Services Were Affected by a New State Law, and the State Needs to Analyze Student Outcomes and Track Service Costs

Novato, City of

Report Number 2015-134 (Issued 2016-03-24)
Residential Building Records: The Cities of San Rafael, Novato, and Pasadena Need to Strengthen the Implementation of Their Resale Record Programs

Orange County

Report Number 2015-132 (Issued 2016-05-31)
County Pay Practices: Although the Counties We Visited Have Rules in Place to Ensure Fairness, Data Show That a Gender Wage Gap Still Exists

Pasadena, City of

Report Number 2015-134 (Issued 2016-03-24)
Residential Building Records: The Cities of San Rafael, Novato, and Pasadena Need to Strengthen the Implementation of Their Resale Record Programs

Redlands Unified School District

Report Number 2016-112 (Issued 2016-11-17)
School Library Services: Vague State Laws and a Lack of Monitoring Allow School Districts to Provide a Minimal Level of Library Services

Riverside County SELPA

Report Number 2015-112 (Issued 2016-01-19)
Student Mental Health Services: Some Students' Services Were Affected by a New State Law, and the State Needs to Analyze Student Outcomes and Track Service Costs

Riverside, County of

Report Number 2015-115 (Issued 2016-02-25)
Dually Involved Youth: The State Cannot Determine the Effectiveness of Efforts to Serve Youth Who Are Involved in Both the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems

Report Number 2015-131 (Issued 2016-08-23)
California's Foster Care System: The State and Counties Have Failed to Adequately Oversee the Prescription of Psychotropic Medications to Children in Foster Care

Ross Valley Sanitary District

Report Number 2014-122 (Issued 2015-04-16)
Ross Valley Sanitary District: The Board and Management Have Only Recently Begun to Address Significant Weaknesses in the District's Financial and Administrative Functions

Sacramento County

Report Number 2015-115 (Issued 2016-02-25)
Dually Involved Youth: The State Cannot Determine the Effectiveness of Efforts to Serve Youth Who Are Involved in Both the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems

Sacramento County Office of Education

Report Number 2016-112 (Issued 2016-11-17)
School Library Services: Vague State Laws and a Lack of Monitoring Allow School Districts to Provide a Minimal Level of Library Services

San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools

Report Number 2016-112 (Issued 2016-11-17)
School Library Services: Vague State Laws and a Lack of Monitoring Allow School Districts to Provide a Minimal Level of Library Services

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District

Report Number 2015-125 (Issued 2016-04-05)
San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District: To Cover Its Costs, It Recently Increased Permit Fees and Continues to Use Supplemental Revenue but Can Improve Consistency and Transparency for Certain Program Requirements

San Juan Unified School District

Report Number 2016-112 (Issued 2016-11-17)
School Library Services: Vague State Laws and a Lack of Monitoring Allow School Districts to Provide a Minimal Level of Library Services

San Rafael, City of

Report Number 2015-134 (Issued 2016-03-24)
Residential Building Records: The Cities of San Rafael, Novato, and Pasadena Need to Strengthen the Implementation of Their Resale Record Programs

Santa Ana Police Department

Report Number 2015-130 (Issued 2016-08-11)
The CalGang Criminal Intelligence System: As the Result of Its Weak Oversight Structure, It Contains Questionable Information That May Violate Individuals' Privacy Rights

Santa Clara County

Report Number 2015-115 (Issued 2016-02-25)
Dually Involved Youth: The State Cannot Determine the Effectiveness of Efforts to Serve Youth Who Are Involved in Both the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems

Report Number 2015-132 (Issued 2016-05-31)
County Pay Practices: Although the Counties We Visited Have Rules in Place to Ensure Fairness, Data Show That a Gender Wage Gap Still Exists

Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office

Report Number 2015-130 (Issued 2016-08-11)
The CalGang Criminal Intelligence System: As the Result of Its Weak Oversight Structure, It Contains Questionable Information That May Violate Individuals' Privacy Rights

Shasta College

Report Number 2015-032 (Issued 2015-07-16)
California's Postsecondary Educational Institutions: More Guidance Is Needed to Increase Compliance With Federal Crime Reporting Requirements

Sonoma County

Report Number 2015-131 (Issued 2016-08-23)
California's Foster Care System: The State and Counties Have Failed to Adequately Oversee the Prescription of Psychotropic Medications to Children in Foster Care

Sonoma County Sheriff's Office

Report Number 2015-130 (Issued 2016-08-11)
The CalGang Criminal Intelligence System: As the Result of Its Weak Oversight Structure, It Contains Questionable Information That May Violate Individuals' Privacy Rights

South East Consortium SELPA

Report Number 2015-112 (Issued 2016-01-19)
Student Mental Health Services: Some Students' Services Were Affected by a New State Law, and the State Needs to Analyze Student Outcomes and Track Service Costs

Stanford University

Report Number 2015-032 (Issued 2015-07-16)
California's Postsecondary Educational Institutions: More Guidance Is Needed to Increase Compliance With Federal Crime Reporting Requirements

Superior Court of California, County of San Joaquin

Report Number 2016-301 (Issued 2016-11-16)
Judicial Branch Procurement: The Five Superior Courts We Reviewed Mostly Adhered to Required and Recommended Practices, but Some Improvements Are Needed

Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo

Report Number 2016-301 (Issued 2016-11-16)
Judicial Branch Procurement: The Five Superior Courts We Reviewed Mostly Adhered to Required and Recommended Practices, but Some Improvements Are Needed

Superior Court of California, County of Tehama

Report Number 2016-301 (Issued 2016-11-16)
Judicial Branch Procurement: The Five Superior Courts We Reviewed Mostly Adhered to Required and Recommended Practices, but Some Improvements Are Needed

Tulare County Office of Education

Report Number 2016-112 (Issued 2016-11-17)
School Library Services: Vague State Laws and a Lack of Monitoring Allow School Districts to Provide a Minimal Level of Library Services

University of Redlands

Report Number 2015-032 (Issued 2015-07-16)
California's Postsecondary Educational Institutions: More Guidance Is Needed to Increase Compliance With Federal Crime Reporting Requirements

Victorville Water District

Report Number 2014-132 (Issued 2015-04-30)
Apple Valley Area Water Rates: Differences in Costs Affect Water Utilities' Rates, and One Utility May Have Spent Millions of Ratepayer Funds Inappropriately

Woodlake Unified School District

Report Number 2016-112 (Issued 2016-11-17)
School Library Services: Vague State Laws and a Lack of Monitoring Allow School Districts to Provide a Minimal Level of Library Services


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