The Governor's Office of Planning and Research (OPR) was mandated by SB 743 in 2013 to revise the CEQA Guidelines to eliminate the use of Level of Service (LOS) in determining transportation impacts under CEQA.
The other shoe finally dropped last month when the Federal Reserve announced the first interest rate hike in seven years.
This opinion reconfirms the importance of project objectives in selecting a reasonable range of alternatives for consideration in an EIR.
While the intention of the parties in the deal may be straightforward, unfortunately the law is often not.
This morning, a unanimous California Supreme Court reaffirmed that environmental analysis under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) should be concerned with a project's impact on the environment, not the environment's impact on a project.
The Third District Court of Appeal upheld the use of a categorical exemption for a rodeo event held on fairgrounds owned by the 14th District Agricultural Association (Association).
Long before Airbnb, short-term home rental platforms, such as VRBO and Vacation Home Rentals, connected individuals looking for hotel alternatives.
The California Supreme Court released its long-awaited opinion in Center for Biological Diversity v. California Department of Fish and Wildlife on Monday, November 30.
A recent report estimates that foreign investors are expected to spend more than $70 billion on U.S. commercial real estate in 2015.
This case addresses an important issue under CEQA relating to the development of the existing conditions baseline against which project impacts are measured.