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Eight Things To Know About Buying and Selling Waterfront Property

  • July 11, 2018
  • by Daniel P. Dalton

Owning waterfront land is not easy.  Depending on the state you live in, the land that’s adjacent to a body of water normally carries with it certain rights relative to that body of water.  Although water rights may vary according to federal, state and local law […]

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Approving a Religious Training, Resort and Convention Center: RLUIPA and the Morris Cerullo Legacy Center

  • October 23, 2017
  • by Daniel P. Dalton

On October 18, 2017, the City of San Diego City Council voted 7-2 to approve the Morris Cerullo Legacy Center (“MCWE “) in San Diego after it previously voted the month prior 5-4 to reject the proposal. In conjunction with the law firm of Galuppo […]

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Development along the California Coast

  • February 21, 2016
  • by Daniel P. Dalton

It has been reported that the Board of Directors of the California Coastal Commission removed its director for performance issues. While the merits of his removal have been largely debated, most people do not understand the role of the California Coastal Commission with respect to […]

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Emergency Repairs to Land in California and the Exemption to CEQA

  • January 21, 2016
  • by Daniel P. Dalton

With the recent rains and wet weather generated from the El Nino arising in the Pacific Ocean, property owners in California may be facing property damage arising from eroding land on cliffs and in valleys. Normally, in order to make repairs, a land owner would […]

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Historic Trees and the California Environmental Quality Act

  • November 2, 2015
  • by Daniel P. Dalton

In the recently published case, Save Our Big Trees v. City of Santa Cruz, (Cal. 6th App. Div., Pub. 10/23/ 15, the Court address the issue of whether Historic Trees were exempt from CEQA. By way of background, in 1976, the City of Santa Cruz […]

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