RIVERSIDE – Environmental groups fighting a 16-mile travel corridor intended to link San Jacinto and Perris filed an appeal last week with the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, seeking reconsideration of their lawsuit challenging the project based on air pollution, wildlife habitat and other concerns. “This massive waste of taxpayer money won’t solve traffic […]
Prodded by a lawsuit threat and pinched by a tight deadline, the Temecula City Council finalized a shift from at-large elections to geographic districts. Council members winced over the city’s legal predicament and the state-mandated procedures before they set the boundaries of Temecula’s future council districts. “We do want to be in compliance,” Mayor Maryann […]
A federal judge Wednesday, June 7, lifted a stay on legal proceedings in the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians’ lawsuit against two local water agencies involving rights to Coachella Valley groundwater supplies.
There are circumstances where a nursing home should be sued for a resident or patient injury. Although no one really wants to sue a nursing home, convalescent home, rest home, assisted care facility or elder care facility because it is a place of good intentions and the provider of care primarily to the elderly. However, […]
The city of Murrieta has settled a lawsuit with Kathleen Smith, the woman who alleged she was sexually assaulted by councilman and former mayor Harry Ramos.
PERRIS — Eastern Municipal Water District announced it successfully defended itself in a lawsuit brought forward by a self-proclaimed environmental group that falsely claimed EMWD violated the Clean Water Act. California River Watch, a nonprofit organization that funds its activities through lawsuits against public agencies and private organizations for alleged violations of the Clean Water […]
TRM and United Polymers are involved in a lawsuit brought upon them by the Riverside County District Attorney’s office. MORE…
How does a lawsuit work? Civil lawsuits generally arise from disputes between people, businesses or other entities including the government. Civil lawsuits normally proceed through distinctive steps: First, there are pleadings. Second, there is discovery. Third, is the trial and fourth is a possible appeal. However, both parties can end the lawsuit by voluntarily settling at […]
Comedian Bill Cosby under fire again, this time in a civil suit for defamation of character, according to City News Service. Janice Dickinson’s suit, filed May 20, alleges Cosby drugged and raped her in 1982 and later defamed her by falsely calling her a liar… MORE…
TEMECULA – A charter school that operated for three fiscal years filed a lawsuit against the Temecula Valley Unified School District on Sept. 8, with claims that TVUSD forced them to close their operation in June 2013. Plaintiff Keegan Academy leased a space at the 28000 block of Single Oak Drive, and at its peak […]