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Sierra Club v. County of Fresno

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April 2, 2019
In Sierra Club v. County of Fresno (2018) 6 Cal.5th 502, the California Supreme Court held that portions of the air quality analysis in Fresno County’s EIR for the 942-acre Friant Ranch Specific Plan violated CEQA. In reaching this decision, the Court made four important holdings:  (1) when reviewin...     Read More

Georgetown Preservation Society v. County of El Dorado

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April 2, 2019
In Georgetown Preservation Society v. County of El Dorado (2018) 30 Cal.App.5th 358, the Third District Court of Appeal held that the lay opinions of local community members created a fair argument of potentially significant aesthetic impacts of a proposed retail store. The project at issue was a pr...     Read More

High Sierra Rural Alliance v. County of Plumas

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April 2, 2019
In High Sierra Rural Alliance v. County of Plumas (2018) 29 Cal.App.5th 102, the Third District Court of Appeal rejected arguments that Plumas County violated the Timberland Productivity Act (Timberland Act) and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) when it adopted a general plan update, a...     Read More

Westsiders Opposed to Overdevelopment v. City of Los Angeles

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April 2, 2019
In Westsiders Opposed to Overdevelopment v. City of Los Angeles et al. (2018) 27 Cal.App.5th 1079, the Second District Court of Appeal held that the City of Los Angeles did not misinterpret its City Charter when it amended its general plan to change the land use designation of a single parcel for a...     Read More

Mission Bay Alliance v. Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure

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May 4, 2017
Mission Bay Alliance v. Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure (2016) 6 Cal.App.5th 160 The First District Court of Appeal upheld the city’s approval of a new arena in the Mission Bay neighborhood of San Francisco. The arena will serve as the home of the Golden State Warriors’ basketball...     Read More

Banning Ranch Conservancy v. City of Newport Beach

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May 4, 2017
Banning Ranch Conservancy v. City of Newport Beach (2017) 2 Cal.5th 918 The California Supreme Court ruled that the Environmental Impact Report prepared for the proposed “Banning Ranch” project was inadequate because the EIR did not identify “environmentally sensitive habitat areas” (ESHA) under the...     Read More