I wanted to provide a quick update on a couple of cases we've reported on earlier.
The first case is the dispute between the City of Seal Beach and Bay City Partners over 10.7 acres of waterfront property. The city wanted the property preserved for the public, while the owner wanted to use it as part of a new oceanfront development. According to a March 29 article in the Orange County Register by Roxana Kopetman, Seal Beach and developer agree on waterfront property, the parties agreed this week to a settlement that will result in leaving about 70 percent of the property open to the ...
The City of Seal Beach announced that it is moving forward with plans that certainly do not sound controversial. The City intends to improve a bike path, expand a park, and repave a parking lot. But an adjacent property owner thinks the City's plans are infringing on its plans to develop its property. Bay City Partners is currently involved in two related lawsuits with the City.
The City filed a 2009 action to acquire 21,000 square feet of the property; the eminent domain trial is scheduled for October 2010. Earlier this month, Bay City Partners sued the City, attacking its improvement ...
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