litigation

UPDATE ON FIREWORKS LITIGATION AND CANCELLATION OF LAKE MURRAY 4TH OF JULY ACTIVITIES

 
July 3, 2012 (Lake Murray) –Many of our readers have contacted us asking for more information on the Lake Murray fireworks situation.  We received the following e-mail today from Navajo Events, confirmation cancellation and providing an update on the status of pending litigation:
 
The Lake Murray July 4th Music Fest and Fireworks Committee has regretfully decided to not hold the fireworks display over Lake Murray this year. This difficult decision was made after careful consideration of the liability exposure which the event would produce and the possibility of litigation directly involving the Committee. It was based on the continuing litigation by the Coastal Environmental Rights Foundation (CERF) and its lead attorney, Marco Gonzalez against the City of San Diego and the La Jolla Fireworks Foundation.

READER’S EDITORIAL: APPROVAL RESCINDED ON WIND ZERO PARA-MILITARY TRAINING FACILITY

 
County gets zero benefits for putting residents at risk
 
By Joe Asciutto
 
The approval for the projected Coyote Wells / Wind Zero Para-Military training facility, in the Nomirage area of Ocotillo, CA, has now been rescinded. Along with that goes the false hope that this facility would create a large number of jobs for the residents of Imperial County. Some people are elated about the rescinding and some are not, but whichever side you are on, almost everyone lost in this ordeal. 

WATER RATES AT STAKE: APPELLATE COURT TO REVIEW PRE-TRIAL DECISION IN WATER AUTHORITY CASE AGAINST METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICT

 
MWD seeks to prevent discovery in case from revealing “bad facts” and “bad acts” 
March 18, 2012 (San Diego) -- The First District Court of Appeal has issued a preliminary order asking for further briefing on a request by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California to prevent discovery in litigation filed by the San Diego County Water Authority challenging its 2011 and 2012 water rates. The court did not grant MWD’s request, or writ petition. It only asked the other parties in the case to set forth their positions on that request.