CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 13, 1990 |
In what is seen by many City Hall observers as a major shift in the direction of the Community Redevelopment Agency, Mayor Tom Bradley on Friday appointed two new members to its board, including a prominent public interest attorney who is expected to advocate vastly increased attention to the poor and less to high-rise development.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 13, 1992 |
A Superior Court judge has ordered the city of Los Angeles to drop its appeal of a damaging appellate court decision in the Warner Ridge litigation, a move that has angered and confused homeowner leaders. In a closed-door session Tuesday, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge R. William Schoettler orally issued the order, telling the city that its appeal to the California Supreme Court was fundamentally at odds with the city's decision to settle the Warner Ridge lawsuit.
January 2, 1987
A plan to cover a city reservoir at Elysian Park with a 7.1-acre roof was challenged by a citizens group and the Center for Law in the Public Interest, who claim the corrugated aluminum structure would be an eyesore and would not significantly improve water quality in the reservoir.
January 22, 1989
Jane G. Pisano, president of the Los Angeles 2000 Committee and Mayor Bradley's Blue Ribbon Committee to create a strategic plan for Los Angeles, will be the featured speaker at the Westside Development Breakfast Club on Friday. Other speakers include Carlyle W. Hall Jr., partner in the firm of Law & Phillips and founder of the Center for Law in the Public Interest, and Richard L. Weiss, partner of DIXCO, a developer.
January 29, 1990 |
A judge today dismissed a lawsuit that had challenged Proposition 13 on the grounds that the 1978 property tax-slashing measure established a system of unequal treatment for homeowners. Superior Court Judge David A.
July 17, 1991
Fredric P. (Ric) Sutherland, president of the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, a nationwide law firm that represents environment-oriented organizations, has been killed in a traffic accident near Lake Tahoe. Sutherland, who had helped found the Center for Law in the Public Interest in Los Angeles, was 53.