Documents and communications re: the Superfan (UC Irvine)

Conor Skelding filed this request with the University of California, Irvine of California.
Tracking # 2464
Status
Completed

Communications

From: Conor Skelding

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California's Sunshine Amendment (Cal. Const. Art. I, ยง 3(b)), I hereby request the following records regarding Keith Franklin, also known as the "Superfan" of the baseball team of the University of California, Irvine:

1. Records created by the UCI Police department regarding Ken Franklin and his activities at Anteater baseball games. Records requested include, but are not limited to reports, memoranda, and emails regarding Franklin.

2. Any and all photographs taken of Ken Franklin by UC Irvine employees and held by the University.

3. Any and all complaints submitted to UC Irvine regarding Ken Franklin's activities at Anteater baseball games.

4. Copies of all written communication, including but not limited to emails, between representatives of UC Irvine and Wall Street Journal reporters Erica Phillips or Ben Cohen.

In order to have this request fulfilled in a timely matter, I am willing to limit my request to clearly releasable portions of the requested documents. I reserve the right, however, to submit a new request if I am not satisfied with your response.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Conor Skelding

From: University of California, Irvine

This acknowledges our receipt of your California Public Records Act (CPRA) request received: 6/2/2014.

"<snip> I hereby request the following records regarding Keith Franklin, also known as the "Superfan" of the baseball team of the University of California, Irvine:

1. Records created by the UCI Police department regarding Ken Franklin and his activities at Anteater baseball games. Records requested include, but are not limited to reports, memoranda, and emails regarding Franklin.

2. Any and all photographs taken of Ken Franklin by UC Irvine employees and held by the University.

3. Any and all complaints submitted to UC Irvine regarding Ken Franklins activities at Anteater baseball games.

4. Copies of all written communication, including but not limited to emails, between representatives of UC Irvine and Wall Street Journal reporters Erica Phillips or Ben Cohen."

We will contact you within ten (10) days with a formal response specifying the anticipated completion date for your request.

In the future, if you choose to contact us regarding your request, please reference PRA# 2464.

Eric Digman
Public Records Office
University of California, Irvine

id:11137

From: University of California, Irvine

Dear Conor Skelding,

This message acknowledges your request for public documents held by the University of California, Irvine received: 6/2/2014.

"<snip> I hereby request the following records regarding Keith Franklin, also known as the "Superfan" of the baseball team of the University of California, Irvine:

1. Records created by the UCI Police department regarding Ken Franklin and his activities at Anteater baseball games. Records requested include, but are not limited to reports, memoranda, and emails regarding Franklin.

2. Any and all photographs taken of Ken Franklin by UC Irvine employees and held by the University.

3. Any and all complaints submitted to UC Irvine regarding Ken Franklins activities at Anteater baseball games.

4. Copies of all written communication, including but not limited to emails, between representatives of UC Irvine and Wall Street Journal reporters Erica Phillips or Ben Cohen."

We are searching for documents and anticipate producing existing responsive records, if any, on or about: 7/14/2014.

Please note that our search for and review of potentially responsive records is ongoing. It is possible that the requested material may contain information exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act (CPRA), the Information Practices Act (IPA), and other applicable laws and UC policies. However, this is not a determination that the requested records necessarily are exempt from disclosure. You will be notified with an update on the status of your request once our review is complete.

For your reference, if you wish to contact us regarding this request, please reference PRA# 2464.

Eric Digman
Public Records Office
University of California, Irvine

id:11163

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 1, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Public Records Office

Thank you for your message. As noted below in our June 12th email to you, we are searching for documents and anticipate producing existing responsive records, if any, on or about 7/14/2014.

Sincerely,

Public Records Office
University of California, Irvine

From: University of California, Irvine

Dear Conor Skelding,

This is to notify you that your PRA request (PRA# 2464) is still being processed. We anticipate providing you with a response to your request by 7/18/2014.

"<snip> I hereby request the following records regarding Keith Franklin, also known as the "Superfan" of the baseball team of the University of California, Irvine:

1. Records created by the UCI Police department regarding Ken Franklin and his activities at Anteater baseball games. Records requested include, but are not limited to reports, memoranda, and emails regarding Franklin.

2. Any and all photographs taken of Ken Franklin by UC Irvine employees and held by the University.

3. Any and all complaints submitted to UC Irvine regarding Ken Franklin's activities at Anteater baseball games.

4. Copies of all written communication, including but not limited to emails, between representatives of UC Irvine and Wall Street Journal reporters Erica Phillips or Ben Cohen."

Thank you for your patience.

Eric Digman
Public Records Office
University of California, Irvine

id:11237

From: Eric Digman

Dear Conor Skelding:

In response to your request for records, PRA# 2464 dated: 6/2/2014, we are pleased to notify you that the documents are ready for you to retrieve in electronic form. (See below for retrieval instructions.)

Documents responsive to your request are included in this release, with these exceptions:

a) some included documents have been redacted, and some documents are not being provided, to protect the personal privacy of individuals under California Govt. Code Section 6254(c), California Civil Code Section 1798 et seq., and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) as incorporated through California Govt. Code Section 6254(k); and

b) some included documents have been redacted, and some documents are not being provided, under California Govt. Code sections 6254(f) and 6255

In order to retrieve your documents, please follow these steps:

1) Using your web browser, access the following URL:
https://webfiles.uci.edu/xythoswfs/webui/_xy-9297035_1-s_nSS7Fduw

2) At the password prompt enter: Skelding
Please note that the password is case-sensitive.

These documents will be available for access for 15 days from today. Please notify me by return email when you have retrieved your documents or if you encounter any problems when trying to access them.

The release of these documents completes this California Public Records Act request and we now consider it to be closed.

Eric Digman
Public Records Office
University of California, Irvine

id:11256

From: MuckRock

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