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webmaster | 07/25/13

Concerns that developed in the Feb. 12 meeting of Madera Unified School trustees, resulting in an investigation of three school board members, are now dead.

District Attorney Michael Keitz, after reviewing the report submitted by a private investigator hired by MUSD, has determined that no criminal prosecution is warranted and no provable civil violations of the Brown Act exist.

Keitz’ decision was announced at Tuesday’s meeting of the Madera school board.

Charges of wrongdoing were first brought by MUSD trustee Lynn Cog-dill at the February board meeting. He charged that some members of the board had made secret deals to insure the appointment of a favorite son candidate to replace former school superintendent Gustavo Balderas...


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