Eminent Domain Looming in Glendale, 1/20/11

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By A.J. Hazarabedian Developer Rick Caruso is closing in on the remaining properties he desires to expand the Americana at Brand.  The Glendale News Press announced today that Henry David, owner of the vacant brick building at the edge of the mall, agreed to sell his 7,500 square foot property to the developer. Caruso, who… Read more »

California Farmers Fear High-Speed Rail, 1/17/11

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By A.J. Hazarabedian California farmers are once again voicing their concerns about the potential high-speed rail project which has been a hot topic recently.  A route has yet to be determined, but one of the alternatives could displace 1,900 acres of property – of which 1,460 acres is farmland. This morning’s Sacramento Bee featured an… Read more »

Mobile Home Park Owner Fights Eminent Domain in Huntington Beach, 10/26/10

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By A.J. Hazarabedian The City of Huntington Beach is planning to widen Atlanta Avenue between Huntington and Delaware Streets.  However, the City’s plans will displace eight mobile homes located in the Pacific Mobile Home Park on Huntington Street.  In order to construct the project, the City needs an additional 25 feet of right-of-way, which happens… Read more »

Redevelopment of Folsom Blvd. on Hold Pending Eminent Domain Court Battle, 10/26/10

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By A.J. Hazarabedian Folsom Boulevard and Rancho Cordova are in the news again.  This time, landowner/developer Lily Co. is fighting the Rancho Cordova Redevelopment Agency to stop them from acquiring a 9.5 acre property by eminent domain. The Sacramento Bee published an article this week entitled, “3-way legal snarl stalls redevelopment on Folsom Boulevard,” detailing… Read more »

Eminent Domain in Imperial Beach, 9/27/10

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By A.J. Hazarabedian The city of Imperial Beach will commence eminent domain proceedings to acquire a leasehold interest from Southbay Drugs owner, Shawki Bachoua. The San Diego Union-Tribune reported in their article, “Eminent domain to begin soon against IB merchant,” that a settlement could not be reached between the city and the business owner.  The… Read more »

Ukiah’s Palace Hotel May Be Acquired By Eminent Domain, 9/20/10

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By A.J. Hazarabedian The Palace Hotel in the city of Ukiah is getting closer to being acquired by eminent domain.  We wrote about this story in March, when the Press-Democrat first reported Ukiah’s desire to reinstate their eminent domain authority.  Now, six months later, it looks like its actually going to happen. The Ukiah Daily… Read more »