Apr 9, 2013
Review of Judicial Branch Court Construction Procurement Practices
Recently posted: The Judicial Council report to the Legislature on six completed court construction projects; the Legislative Analyst's review; and the AOC's response to that review. See the Reports and Resources page.
Apr 5, 2013
New Yolo County Courthouse Groundbreaking Ceremony
Yolo County residents celebrated the beginning of construction of their new courthouse in Woodland.
Apr 2, 2013
Fact Check on the New Long Beach Courthouse Project
Correcting some misperceptions about the new Long Beach Courthouse project. Fact Check
Mar 18, 2013
Judicial Branch Five-Year Infrastructure Plan for FY 2013-2014
The latest version of the Judicial Council's trial court capital-outlay plan has been posted. The plan includes a summary of capital project funding requests for fiscal year 2013–2014 that have been submitted to the Department of Finance and an updated list of 101 unfunded projects (in January 2013 dollars), including new construction, additions, and major renovations.
Mar 13, 2013
Old Solano Courthouse Renovation Groundbreaking Ceremony
Solano County residents celebrated the beginning of renovation of their historic courthouse in Fairfield.
Mar 11, 2013
Court Facilities Working Group Cuts Budget of San Diego Central Courthouse
Tunnel to central jail canceled as cost-reduction measure. News release
Feb 26, 2013
Judicial Council Delays 11 More Court Construction Projects Absent Additional Funding
The Judicial Council approved a plan that delays 11 more courthouse construction projects, pending restoration of court construction funds in the state budget for fiscal year 2013–2014. News release
Feb 11, 2013
Court Facilities Working Group Recommends Requesting Funding for All Courthouse Projects
The Court Facilities Working Group voted February 8 to recommend to the Judicial Council that funding be requested of the Legislature so that all active courthouse projects could proceed in the upcoming fiscal year, rather than placing more projects on hold due to uncertainties in the budget. News release
Jan 17, 2013
Judicial Council Approves Delay of Four More Court Construction Projects
The Judicial Council approved delay of courthouse projects in Sacramento, Fresno, Nevada City, and Los Angeles, pending the Budget Act for 2013-2014, accepting recommendations of the Court Facilities Working Group.
News release. Council report.
Dec 20, 2012
Budgets Reduced on Four Court Construction Projects
The subcommittee of the Court Facilities Working Group charged with reducing court construction costs trimmed budgets on four courthouse projects in Glenn, San Joaquin, Lake, and Fresno counties. News release
Nov 1, 2012
Budgets Reduced on Seven Court Construction Projects
A subcommittee of the Court Facilities Working Group charged with cutting costs in court construction reduced budgets on seven courthouse projects—in Kings, Merced, Sutter, Santa Clara, San Joaquin, Tehama, and San Diego counties. News release
Oct 26, 2012
Judicial Council Delays Seven New Courthouses
The Judicial Council indefinitely delayed seven courthouse projects, accepting the recommendations of the Court Facilities Working Group. The council also accepted the audit report of the court construction program.News release. Council report.
Oct 2, 2012
Mammoth Lakes Courthouse Wins Two Awards
The Mammoth Lakes Courthouse in Mono County recently won the 2012 Best Government/Public Building Project Award from Engineering News-Record, California, published by McGraw Hill, and the 2012 Distinguished Project Award from the Western Council of Construction Consumers, both for excellence in construction.
Oct 1, 2012
Office of Court Construction and Management Restructured
Effective October 1, 2012, under the direction of the Judicial Council, the Administrative Office of the Courts has restructured the Office of Court Construction and Management into two offices: the Judicial Branch Capital Program Office and the Office of Real Estate and Facilities Management. AOC organization chart