I'll Be Back/Hasta La Vista emails

JPat Brown filed this request with the Office of the Governor - California of California.
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From: JPat Brown

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:

All memos/emails/internal correspondence sent from this office which contains the phrase "I'll be back" or "Hasta la vista, baby." Please limit the search to 2009-2011.

I am a journalist, who has written about government transparency in a variety of publications, such as a the Boston Herald.


In addition, in my capacity as editor of MuckRock, I have both written articles concerning FOIA/Public Records,

and directly overseen/commissioned articles on the topic from other journalists,


which have in turn been written about in national publications such as the Washington Post.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made 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.


JPat Brown

From: Gov Legal Unit

Dear Mr. Brown,
Attached is our response to your Public Records Act request, received April 29, 2015. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
Megan Sabbah
Executive Legal Assistant
Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.