The 9th Circuit published a case establishing that public agencies may clear high-risk homeless encampments that pose an immediate danger.
A once beautiful property near the Dana Point harbor, with an incredible view of the San Clemente shoreline, quickly became the nuisance of the neighborhood when its owner stopped maintaining the vegetation in its front and back yard.
Read the entire blog to learn how it was successfully restored.
Mariposa Court Reduces Receiver’s Request for Unpaid Costs by Over $300,000 at Request of County and S&W
After holding a hearing in November 2021, the Mariposa County Superior Court issued an order on February 3, 2022 discharging the receiver that the Court had appointed years prior to correct numerous violations of law at the former Bison Creek Ranch property, and also reducing the receiver’s request for unpaid fees and costs by over $300,000, as the County had requested.
On January 26, at 9:30 a.m., the gutted Hawthorne Mall went up in flames, with smoke billowing from underneath the building, dispatching over 100 firefighters and police officers to the scene. The former mall, which has been empty since the ’90s, is a beacon for...
On October 26, 2021, a federal court judge granted in part and denied in part the County’s motion to dismiss the Jerry Cox v. Mariposa County case. Of the 14 claims in the complaint filed by Jerry Cox, the federal court dismissed eight of the claims with prejudice,...
TEHACHAPI CITY COUNCIL FORMALLY ADOPTS CODE ENFORCEMENT ORDINANCES FOR THE COMMUNITY’S BENEFIT WITH AID FROM SILVER & WRIGHT LLP PARTNER VALERIE ESCALANTE TROESH
Tehachapi City Council unanimously approved three ordinances amending its municipal code’s code enforcement regulations to bring them into compliance.
Senate Bill-60: Expanded Fines for Short Term Rental Violations While Requiring Administrative Processes To Reduce Those Fines
California Senate Bill-60 (SB-60), the State’s emergency ordinance, allows cities and counties to increase the maximum fines for code violations.
California’s Newly Enacted Law Requires Code Enforcement Safety standards–Model for other jurisdictions nationally
Senate Bill 296 requires local jurisdictions to develop safety standards appropriate for the code enforcement officers employed in their jurisdiction.
California Joint Powers Insurance Authority: Written by Larry Breceda, CCEO, Treasurer, and Matthew Silver, Esq., CCEO, 2nd Vice President & Legislative Director, California Code enforcement officers serve a vital role in protecting and improving communities...
Our firm successfully assists City of Fontana by removing violent felons from illegally occupying two homes
An absent landlord was operating boarding homes at two properties in Fontana, filled with felons, mentally ill individuals, and vagrants - across the street from an elementary school. For six years, the City received dozens of complaints from residents regarding...