San Diego County has withdrawn a warning letter and cease and desist order it had issued against a pastor against a weekly Bible study held in his home, and the chief administrative officer for the governmental body has added his own personal apology to the pastor over the accusations.
"I want to offer my apology to you, your wife and your congregation for the unfortunate events of the past several weeks," said the letter from Walter F. Ekard, chief officer of the county. "My review of the situation shows that no administrative citation warning should have been issued and that a major use permit is not required for the Bible study you have in your home."...
How off.... the sensationalist mainstream news media covered the original story, wall-to-wall, but I never saw this follow-up.
Let's see, did they follow the script and make the flunky who did it the fall guy? You betcha: "Our Code Enforcement Officer incorrectly made the finding based in no small measure on unclear language in the zoning ordinance" so the underling takes the fall, and the people in charge don't take any responsibility, blaming an unclear ordinance and a flunky who carried it out. This script never changes.