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Category "California Land Use Law & Policy"

California Supreme Court Holds EIR For Project Located in the Coastal Zone Needed to Identify Potential ‘Environmentally Sensitive Habitat Areas’

In a unanimous decision, the California Supreme Court held that the California Environmental Quality Act [...]

Ninth Circuit Confirms U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Has Broad Authority to Release Water From Trinity River For Downstream Fish Benefits

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has held that the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Bureau) [...]

Third District Court of Appeal Upholds Denial of Petition for Writ of Mandate Seeking to Prevent $30 Million in Redevelopment Housing Funds Return to Orange County

California’s Third District Court of Appeal has held that the California Department of Finance properly [...]

California Supreme Court Rules Public Employees and Officials’ Personal Email Accounts Are Not Beyond Reach of the Public Records Act

The California Supreme Court has ruled in City of San Jose v. Superior Court that [...]