SunCal's Contract Claims Preserved In Calif. City Dispute

Law360, New York (October 25, 2011, 7:38 PM EDT) -- The city of Alameda, Calif., lost a bid Friday to dismiss claims that it breached a contract with real estate developer SunCal for a master-planned community on the site of a former naval base, while the city's then-planner succeeded in shaking fraud claims.

In a one-page order, U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer agreed with the city that SunCal, doing business as SCC Alameda Point LLC, had failed to state a claim for promissory estoppel, but said it had successfully shown that Alameda had acted in...
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