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Second District holds short CEQA statute of limitations not triggered by NOD that fails to provide public notice of material changes in project as actually constructed from that described in EIR
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • December 29 2014

On December 15, 2014, the Second District Court of Appeal (Division 6) issued a pithy published opinion affirming the Ventura County Superior Court's


Supreme Court adds another CEQA case to its docket, will review Fifth District’s Sierra Club v. County of Fresno (“Friant Ranch”) decision
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • October 27 2014

On October 1, 2014, the California Supreme Court granted the Real Party in Interest developer's petition for review in Sierra Club v. County of


Enforceability of contenancy clauses in retail leases
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • January 30 2015

In a case of first impression, the California Court of Appeal recently weighed in on the enforceability of cotenancy clauses in retail leases. A


Supreme Court finally schedules oral argument in CEQA categorical exemption case
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • November 4 2014

At long last, the California Supreme Court has scheduled oral argument in the case of Berkeley Hillside Preservation, et al. V. City of Berkeley


Fourth District holds CEQA does not require city to predict ESHA determinations in approving project over which Coastal Commission retains permitting jurisdiction, and applies deferential standard in reversing trial court’s general plan inconsistency find
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

In a published opinion filed May 20, 2015, the Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed the trial court's judgment granting mandate relief based on a


Fourth District holds Agency’s removal of conservation designation from land formerly protected under MSHCP is “project” subject to CEQA; Class 7 and 8 categorical exemptions for environmentally protective regulatory actions do not apply
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

In a 47-page published decision filed June 17, 2015, the Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed the trial court's judgment denying a writ petition


California foreclosure law: California Supreme Court grants review of the Keshtgar decision
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • December 8 2014

As reported in our blog article below, in June the Second District Court of Appeal held that California's non-judicial foreclosure statutes do not


Fourth District publishes another CEQA decision setting aside San Diego lead agency’s EIR for failure to analyze and mitigate GHG emissions per 2005 Executive Order; SANDAG announces it will seek review of related adverse decision
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • December 8 2014

Having seen years of their lofty regional planning efforts come crashing back to Earth, San Diego government entities have had little to be thankful


HUD and DOJ Release Updated Joint Statement on “State and Local Land Use Laws and Practices and the Application of the Fair Housing Act”
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • November 30 2016

On November 10, 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Justice released a “Joint Statement” providing


Wither Subsequent Review? Supreme Court Again Weighs In On CEQA Subsequent Review Standards Following Negative Declarations - Grants, Retransfers, and Depublishes First District’s Coastal Hills Rural Preservation Decision
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • November 30 2016

On November 22, 2016, the California Supreme Court issued a significant Order granting review in Coastal Hills Rural Preservation v. County of Sonoma