Let’s set the stage: Devin Nunes, a congressman from California in the United States House of Representatives, is suing an imaginary cow.
Rocha retains severance with new settlement
After a Los Angeles Superior court judge nullified former Superintendent President Dr. Mark Rocha’s severance package last April, ruling that Rocha and the Board of Trustees violated the Brown Act by not listing his severance package negotiations in closed sessions, the district signed a new settlement agreement with Rocha allowing him to keep the $403,826, along with the $16,000 in legal expenses negotiated in his original severance package agreement.
Board, Rocha deny violating open-meeting law
The Board of Trustees and former president Mark Rocha deny violating open-meeting laws and are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a nonprofit group seeking a reversal of Rocha’s $400,000 severance package.
Editorial: Money isn’t always the answer
PCC has paid Dustin Lance Black close to $26,000 to not take legal action against the institution after Black was disinvited to be the commencement speaker back in May.
Not so fast Mr. Rocha
The severance package that was awarded to Mark Rocha upon his retirement has been a huge point of contention since the news broke in August. But just when it was beginning to look like the Mark Rocha versus the world saga was just starting to come to an end, more fuel has been added to the fire. The non-profit group Californians Aware is accusing the Board of Trustees of violating open meeting laws by not properly referencing any action to offer Rocha the package on …
Former VP files lawsuit against District
Former Vice President Richard van Pelt filed a lawsuit against PCC on Thursday, alleging that the district breached his contract and failed to reimburse his business expenses while employed by the school, according to court documents.
PCC accused of violating open-meeting laws
A lawsuit filed on Thursday by a nonprofit group will seek a court-ordered reversal of former president Mark Rocha’s $400,000 severance package, alleging that the Board of Trustees violated open-meetings laws.
Former Courier adviser returns to campus
Former Courier adviser Warren Swil was reinstated as an instructor at the college this Spring and is teaching classes in the Courier newsroom, despite admitting to showing nude photos of himself to a student and facing a lawsuit against alleged sexual harassment and grade retaliation.
Former Courier adviser facing lawsuit upon reinstatement
The journalism professor recently reinstated as an instructor at the college after admitting to showing nude photos of himself to a student is being sued by the student for alleged sexual harassment and grade retaliation, court documents show.
Contractor lawsuit against former employees dismissed
A Superior Court judge has dismissed a bribery lawsuit filed against former Vice President of Administrative Services Richard van Pelt and former Facilities Services Supervisor Alfred Hutchings, according to Hutchings’ attorney Craig Renetzky.