Calif. Court Shuts Down CEQA Suit Over Rented-Out Campus

Law360, New York (May 9, 2012, 6:59 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court ruled Tuesday that a neighborhood coalition's challenge to part of the Los Angeles Community College District's plans for a property it spent $72 million to renovate was brought too late under the California Environmental Quality Act's statute of limitations.

The appeals court affirmed a lower court's decision that the Van de Kamps Coalition's lawsuit was time-barred under CEQA's 180-day limitations period. It was the second of two suits the coalition had brought over the LACCD's use of the site it had purchased...
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