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1 Feb 2023, 8:44 am by Arielle Harris
The 2021-2022 Legislative Session was light on CEQA amendments, and once again did not produce any significant reform. [read post]
10 Jan 2023, 3:28 pm by Matthew C. Henderson and Arthur F. Coon
As all CEQA practitioners know, a prospective petitioner in a writ proceeding challenging a CEQA determination must first exhaust available administrative remedies as a prerequisite to filing suit. [read post]
3 Jan 2023, 4:25 pm by Arthur F. Coon
While CEQA is a complicated area of law, often criticized as a “plaintiff’s sandbox,” CEQA litigation is not a “free-for-all” immune from malicious prosecution actions when it is unsuccessfully pursued with malice and without probable cause. [read post]
2 Jan 2023, 1:59 pm by Arthur F. Coon
In a published opinion filed December 6, 2022, the Third District Court of Appeal reversed in part and affirmed in part the trial court’s judgment denying writ petitions in consolidated actions challenging the EIR for a major state government project affecting the Historic State Capitol Building and Annex in Sacramento. [read post]
19 Dec 2022, 11:07 am by Arthur F. Coon
In an opinion filed on November 14, and later certified for publication on December 13, 2022, the First District Court of Appeal (Div. 3) affirmed a Sonoma County Superior Court judgment upholding the EIR for a 180-unit apartment complex proposed on a 15.45-acre parcel of vacant land along the Petaluma River. [read post]
31 Oct 2022, 12:32 pm by Arthur F. Coon
In a published opinion filed October 26, 2022, the Second District Court of Appeal (Div. 6) appears to have significantly expanded the reach of both the Brown Act and the procedural requirements of CEQA in holding, on an issue of first impression, that a public agency must list its staff’s determination that a project is exempt from CEQA as an item of business on the agenda for the meeting at which it considers the project approval. [read post]