Below are all the documents available to the public in connection to
Gentle Giants Rescue and Adoptions, Inc.

and

Documents regarding the ongoing lawsuit
between Burt and Tracy Ward, Gentle Giants
vs
Marc Sayer, Barbara Laird, Renee Broden
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Gentle Giant's  501c(3) application and documentation
(Due to the size of the document, it has been broken down into 9 parts)

501(c)(3)  Full Document

Part 1 of 501c3 Application
Part 2 of 501c3 Application
Part 3 of 501c3 Application
Part 4 of 501c3 Application
Part 5 of 501c3 Application
Part 6 of 501c3 Application
Part 7 of 501c3 Application
Part 8 of 501c3 Application
Part 9 of 501c3 Application

City of Norco City Council Meeting leading up to the issuance of Gentle Giant's
Conditional Use Permit


City of Norco, City Council Meeting   December 2, 1998

Appeal of Compliance Notice for Illegal Kennel Located at 4867 Pedley Avenue
Meeting Minutes


City of Norco, City Council Meeting   November 6, 2002
Review of Notice of Compliance Issued for Illegal Kennel Located at 4867 Pedley Avenue
Meeting Minutes


City of Norco, City Council Meeting   May 7, 2003
A City-initiated Amendment to the Norco Municipal Code to Establish Chapter 18.35.16
- "Dog Rescue Operations"
Meeting Minutes


City of Norco, City Council Meeting   May 21, 2003
Discussion of City Council Denial of Zone Code Amendment 2003-01
Establishing Standards for Dog Rescue Operations
Meeting Minutes


City of Norco, City Council Meeting   February 18, 2004

Discussion of City Council Denial of Zone Code Amendment 2003-01
Establishing Standards for Dog Rescue Operations
Meeting Minutes
Gentle Giant's  Conditional Use Permit
(Issued by the City of Norco)
Conditional Use Permit

Gentle Giant's Tax Returns
Gentle Giant's Attempts to force Barbara Laird to feed Pedigree and notices
of intent to "repossess" her dog if she doesn't comply
The Law Suit

Burt & Tracy Ward and Gentle Giants Rescue and Adoptions (Plaintiffs)
vs
Barbara Laird, Marc Sayer, Renee Broden, Jaime Garcia (Defendants)



The Summons and Complaint

Laird's Special Motion to Strike

Laird's Declaration to Larid's Special Motion to Strike

Sayer & Broden's Special Motion to Strike

Sayer's Declaration to Special Motion to Strike

Broden's Declaration to Special Motion to Strike

Exhibits to Sayer & Broden's Special Motion to Strike

The Press Enterprise
(Riverside County's News Paper)


Notice of Violation from California Regional Water Quality Control Board
(Riverside, CA)



Law Suit
Burt Ward
vs
The Press Enterprise and Paige Austin
November 12, 2003


Clarification Re: Water Runoff Cleanup
"Setting it Straight"
Press Enterprise Article

May 23, 2003


Dogs' permit up for debate
Press Enterprise Article
January 28, 2004


Wards' dog shelter advances
Press Enterprise Article
January 29, 2004


Dog rescue shelter OK'd
Press Enterprise Article
February 19, 2004


Order Granting Motion to Strike
due to a Meritless Lawsuit
Burt Ward
vs
Press Enterprise and Paige Austin
June 23, 2004


Ward's libel lawsuit against paper tossed
Press Enterprise Article
May 25, 2004


Judge Orders Burt Ward to pay $51,201.00 in Legal Fees
Press Enterprise Article
August 20, 2004


Norco City Council Meeting
June 1, 2005


Dog rescue shelter called unhealthy
Press Enterprise Article
June 3, 2005


Discovering and Disclosing The Truth About
Gentle Giants Rescue and Adoptions
(Norco, CA)