by William Fulton on Dec 12, 2022
Alternatives, CEQA, Sacramento, State Capitol
In striking down Capitol Annex EIR, Third District tells the state which visuals to use and which alternatives to examine.
CEQA, Glendale, Pasadena
In both cases, community groups' efforts to use CEQA failed.
by William Fulton on Dec 3, 2022
CEQA, Housing , Housing Accountability Act, Lafayette, Permit Streamlining Act
The latest twist in the strange tale of Terraces of Lafayette could have huge implications statewide.
by William Fulton on Nov 20, 2022
CEQA, San Francisco
Reversing lower court, appellate panel rules that San Francisco erred in saying high school stadium lights can be exempted from CEQA.
by CP&DR Staff on Nov 19, 2022
CEQA, Pacific Grove, Petaluma, Vested Rights
Short-term rental ordinance in Pacific Grove doesn't infringe on vested rights; Petaluma apartment building EIR upheld.
by William Fulton on Nov 12, 2022
CEQA, Housing, Santa Cruz, University of California
Judge rules that University of California acted properly under CEQA in approving project on "East Meadow" site. Citizen group's expert real estate analysis was not sufficient to combat the decision.
by CP&DR Staff on Nov 6, 2022
CEQA, Chino, code enforcement, Lincoln, Placer County, SLAPP
An indequate EIR in Lincoln and a code enforcement officer chased through the city streets in Chino.
by William Fulton on Nov 5, 2022
CEQA, Housing, San Francisco, SB 330, TODCO
San Francisco judge rejects YIMBY's argument that San Francisco should have approved the project in order to comply with the Housing Accountability Act. She said such an action is not possible with environmental review still pending.
by William Fulton on Oct 29, 2022
CEQA, Exemptions, Thousand Oaks
If a CEQA exemption is connected to a project approval at the City Council level the exemption must be agendized even if the decision is delegated to the staff, appellate court rules.
by William Fulton on Oct 9, 2022
CEQA, Inverse Condemnation, LA Metro, Light Rail
LA Metro wins case against Bonaventure Hotel, whose construction 50 years ago removed LA's original subway tunnel.