Positions vary from land use decisions and policies to low income services.
Filing for bankruptcy about a year ago, Watsonville Community Hospital gathered $40 million in financial assistance from local governments, healthcare facilities and businesses.
An investigation was initiated following complaints that a Safeway employee said the pricing was due to a past litigation settlement that required Safeway to price fuel at the community average.
District says program has led to improvements including having 8% of kindergarten students being below grade level literacy, 77% are within and 15% are above grade level.
San Benito County Superior Court Judge Patrick Palacios was the deputy district attorney on another felony case involving the same defendant.