Sprinting to finalize yet another significant species regulation while still in power, the Trump administration today finalized its adoption of a regulatory definition of “habitat” for purposes of species protection under the federal Endangered Species Act.
On Thursday, December 3, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced the release of a new regional Stay-at-Home Order in response to increases in rates of new COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths across the state.
With the 2020 election now called, though yet to be conceded, questions abound as to what the environmental regulatory landscape may look like under a Biden/Harris administration.
Yesterday, Governor Newsom signed AB 1561 (Garcia/Greyson) extending most residential entitlements for 18 months.
On April 6, 2020, the Judicial Council of California (Council) adopted a court rule that tolled statutes of limitations for all civil causes of action until 90 days after the Governor declares that the state of emergency is lifted.
Effective May 4, 2020, construction projects throughout the Bay Area may recommence, subject to specified protocols.
As promised, California Governor Gavin Newsom provided an update on reopening the California economy in his daily press conference: There is no answer to “when?”
Last month, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order giving the courts special authority to address the COVID-19 pandemic as a means of alleviating the ongoing impacts it is having on California’s judicial branch.
The Judicial Council of California has adopted emergency regulations giving would-be plaintiffs and petitioners significantly more time to file civil lawsuits, including those challenging public agency certifications and approvals made pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
As California Governor Gavin Newsom reported preliminary, encouraging signs that his “stay at home” order is slowing the spread of COVID-19, Bay Area leaders acted to further restrict the number and types of employees who can go to work notwithstanding Governor Newsom’s ...