Joyce Terhaar

March 18, 2012

From the Executive Editor: Watchdog role relies on access to records

The story of Preston Lewis would have remained untold if Bee reporter Melody Gutierrez had not been using California's Public Records Act to document administrative leave costs in our local school districts.

Joyce Terhaar

Executive Editor and Senior Vice President

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Joyce Terhaar is Executive Editor and Senior Vice President of The Sacramento Bee. She joined the newsroom in 1988 to cover business and development but has spent most of her tenure editing, first the local report and then, as managing editor in 1999, the newsroom's daily report. Contact Terhaar at or 916-321-1004. Twitter: @jterhaar.