by CP&DR Staff on Aug 3, 2021
Berkeley, California Supreme Court, Housing, SB 35
The high court's ruling appears to clear the way for construction of a 260-unit apartment building in the Spengler's parking lot in Berkeley.
by Wiliam Fulton on Dec 21, 2019
California Supreme Court, CEQA, Mitigation Fee Act, Surplus Land Act, takings, U.S. Supreme Court, wetlands
Also: Statute of limitations on the Mitigation Fee Act, a request to depublish the Millenium Hollywood case, and the U.S. Supreme decline to hear a takings case from Massachusetts involving a local wetlands ordinance.
by William Fulton on Jan 8, 2019
Air Quality, California Supreme Court, CEQA, Fresno County, Friant Ranch
Cal Supremes require stronger connection between air quality and health in Friant Ranch EIR. >>read more
by William Fulton on Jul 9, 2017
California Supreme Court, Coastal Commission, Exactions, Takings
In a blow to the Pacific Legal Foundation, the California Supreme Court rules that Encinitas landowners can't simultaneously sue and build. >>read more
by William Fulton on Sep 19, 2016
California Supreme Court, CEQA
San Mateo College case resolves conflict between appellate districts but plaintiffs still hope to win on remand. >>read more