Bias

In the Woody’s Group, Inc. v. City of Newport Beach, the court invalidated a planning decision because a councilmember appealed the grant of permit of the city council and convinced his fellow councilmembers to deny the permit.  In neither of … Continued

2015 Legislation Affecting Public Entities

AB No. 26 – Definition of Public Works Construction AB 26 amends Labor Code section 12760 to expand the definition of “public works.”  Under existing law, “construction” includes work performed during the design and preconstruction phases of construction.  Under the … Continued