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Daily Journal Publishes Our Article on Whether Public Agency Legal Bills are Privileged

by on February 1, 2017

posted in Public Records Act, Recent Court Decisions,

On January 27, 2017, the Daily Journal published our article on the California Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding public agency legal bills, and whether they are privileged.  The full article can be accessed at this link: Daily Journal Article January 27  ... Continue Reading

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tags: Attorney-Client Privilege, California Supreme Court, Law Firm Billing Invoices, Public Records Requests,

Governor Signs New Law Affecting School District “Lease-Leaseback” Programs

by on October 20, 2016

posted in Legislative Updates, Schools,

On September 23, 2016 Governor Brown signed AB2316 which makes significant changes to the Lease-Leaseback construction program that school districts  have been successfully using for years. The bill arises primarily out of recent litigation in Fresno stemming from allegations of corruption and partiality. These new changes, set to take effect on January 1, 2017, among other revisions, specifically delete the phrase “without advertising for bid” from Education Code §17406 and add a new competitive bidding process to the lease-leaseback procedure. Additionally, it includes a specific provision ... Continue Reading

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tags: AB 2316, Lease, Lease-back, Pre-constuction, School construction, School Districts,

What Will Marijuana Legalization Mean for Local Government?

by on October 5, 2016

posted in Elections, Initiatives, Medical Marijuana, Proposition 215,

On September 26, 2016, the Daily Journal published our article, “What pot legalization would mean for local governments.”  The article discusses the issues local government will address if Proposition 64 passes this November (which is expected).  This article can be accessed at the following link:  What Will Pot Legalization Mean  ... Continue Reading

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tags: Local Government Regulation, Marijuana Legalization, November 2016 Election, Proposition 64,

Court Holds that Obstruction of Views Does Not Inversely Condemn Private Property

by on October 2, 2016

posted in Inverse Condemnation, Recent Court Decisions,

In what can only be described as a classic example of a “First World problem,” a Beverly Hills couple sued their city for ruining their beautiful views.  From their hilltop estate, the coupled had for years enjoyed unobstructed views of Beverly Hills, the Hollywood Hills, and other iconic Southern California landmarks.  But when Sequoia redwood trees the city had planted many years earlier began taking on their customary sizes, the tree canopy started blocking the couple’s view.  Because of the diminished view—which was getting worse as the trees grew—the couple sued the city for inverse ... Continue Reading

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tags: Beverly Hills, Boxer, Inverse Condemnation, View Obstruction,

Attorney General Addresses Conflict of Interest Question Affecting Joint Powers Authorities

by on September 11, 2016

posted in Ethics,

The California Attorney General issued an opinion related to the rights of Joint Powers Authority (JPA) voting members which likely affects all JPAs throughout California.  The question arose where a member of the board of directors was required to recuse himself from voting on an issue because of a conflict of interest. The subject of this particular opinion was the Metropolitan Water District (MWD), which is comprised of 26 individual agencies or municipalities. Some of these member agencies are allotted more than one seat on the board of directors. Those agencies, for example the City of Los ... Continue Reading

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tags: Attorney General, conflicts of interest, joint powers authorities, voting members,

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