District attorney fights to keep hidden a county document nobody will admit to having seen
Part 1 of a series
Madera County District Attorney Michael Keitz is fighting to keep secret a two-year-old report on how he runs his office.
The report, known among county officials as the Rowley Report, is one of the most talked-about, yet totally secret documents in county government.
Not even the Madera County Grand Jury could get a look at it.
The Rowley Report ― though not titled by that name ― first came to light last year in the Grand Jury’s own report on complaints that had been made by employees of Keitz about how he ran his office...