Pre-Condemnation Entry: Procedure Can Be Unconstitutional, 4/25/14

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The Third Appellate District Court of Appeals has ruled that pre-condemnation entry on to the property an agency is seeking to condemn may be unconstitutional. If upheld, it will ultimately create significant obstacles for agencies to overcome in attempts to progress with eminent domain actions. Historically, California law entitled agencies to enter properties “to make… Read more »

SANBAG Will Hold Off on Eminent Domain for sbX Project – For the Moment, 2/4/11

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By A.J. Hazarabedian The San Bernardino Associated Governments (“SANBAG”) Board shot down a resolution of necessity to begin eminent domain proceedings to acquire property for the sbX Rapid Transit System project this week.  The San Bernardino Sun indicated in their article, “High-speed bus plan hits snag,” that the Board did not adopt the resolution because… Read more »

Hunts Lane Overpass Project, 1/11/10

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By A.J. Hazarabedian Property owners affected by San Bernardino Associated Governments’ (“SANBAG”) Hunts Lane overpass project have voiced their concerns about the project and may have some issues resolved, according to The Press Enterprise article, “Hunts Lane overpass causes some concern.” SANBAG did not adopt the resolutions of necessity from last month’s board meeting which… Read more »