August 12 | Contra Costa Times

By Matthias Gafni

Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law this week two bills inspired by this newspaper's stories on Vivian, an Orinda second-grader who was told she had to leave the affluent district after officials incorrectly determined she lived outside its boundaries.

In November, the 7-year-old -- who lived with her mother, a live-in nanny for an Orinda family -- was told she would have to leave her elementary school after the Orinda Union district hired a private investigator who determined she lived outside the residency boundaries.

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