Sacramento City Clerk Shirley Concolino, left, says the city’s official policy since 2010 has been to delete emails after two years unless they are deemed important business, but sorting through that many documents is a huge task, so the city just kept the emails on a server – until now. Sacramento is about to make a drastic move counter to the spirit of Sunshine Week, deleting 13 years of emails dating to 2000.
Sacramento City Clerk Shirley Concolino, left, says the city’s official policy since 2010 has been to delete emails after two years unless they are deemed important business, but sorting through that many documents is a huge task, so the city just kept the emails on a server – until now. Sacramento is about to make a drastic move counter to the spirit of Sunshine Week, deleting 13 years of emails dating to 2000. José Luis Villegas Sacramento Bee file
Sacramento City Clerk Shirley Concolino, left, says the city’s official policy since 2010 has been to delete emails after two years unless they are deemed important business, but sorting through that many documents is a huge task, so the city just kept the emails on a server – until now. Sacramento is about to make a drastic move counter to the spirit of Sunshine Week, deleting 13 years of emails dating to 2000. José Luis Villegas Sacramento Bee file

Sacramento’s email purge is bad for public

March 26, 2015 5:00 PM

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