Case Studies & Examples / Etc.

“Mall wars: Redondo Beach sues Torrance over Galleria’s possible loss of Nordstrom”

December 4, 2012 By Nick Green Facing the loss of its Nordstrom store to neighboring Torrance, Redondo Beach has slapped the city and owners of Del Amo Fashion Center with an environmental lawsuit in an apparent effort to kill or postpone the scheduled 2015 move. The Seattle-based retailer and Simon Property Group, the Indianapolis-based owner … Continue reading


“Dan Walters: An overhaul of CEQA looms large”

December 3, 2012 By Dan Walters “It’s been 42 years since then-Gov. Ronald Reagan signed the landmark California Environmental Quality Act, an early victory for the nascent environmental protection movement that has since become a very powerful force in state and national politics. Whether CEQA and its legislative progeny, including the most recent anti- global warming laws, have truly … Continue reading