If you ask ten attorneys what keeps them up at night, at least six of them will recount nightmares about missing a filing deadline. I know what you're thinking. How hard can it be? You just look in the Code, find the applicable limitations period, and then you're off. However, as with all things law related, it very rarely is that simple. In a recent decision issued by the Second Appellate District, the court explained why filing deadlines are not the only thing practitioners should have nightmares about. In Excelaron, LLC v. County of San Luis Obispo
On June 10, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, which, among other things, streamlines the U.S Army Corps of Engineers' infrastructure authorization process, accelerates project delivery, and authorizes federal funding for a variety of projects, including projects in California. Among these California projects is the San Clemente Shoreline project, which includes construction and continuing maintenance of coastal protection measures along the San Clemente shoreline.
Under the proposal that ...
Earlier this week, in an unpublished decision (pdf), the Ninth Circuit affirmed the denial of compensation for construction that altered a point of access to an existing business. (Wardany v. City of San Jacinto (9th Cir. 2013) 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 3463.)
For those readers who never forget a post, you probably recall that we discussed the district court's decision a couple of years ago. (See Brad Kuhn's June 1, 2011 Blog Post.) For the rest of us mortals, here is a quick summary. The property owner operated a "One Stop Market" that vehicle traffic could access ...
As recently reported in the San Clemente Times, Caltrans is scheduled to begin construction on the Interstate 5/Ortega Highway Interchange project in mid-February. (See Brian Park's article in the San Clemente Times, Jan. 10, 2013.) The project, which will reconfigure the Ortega Highway bridge and a number of on-ramps and off-ramps in order to relieve congestion, has had substantial impacts on property owners and businesses. According to the article, Caltrans anticipates having a complete project schedule by the end of the month.
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