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Newark Unifed Sch. Dist. v. Super. Ct.
Date: July 31, 2015
Docket Number: A142963

Justia Opinion Summary: Individuals requested documents under the California Public Records Act (Gov. Code, 6250) from Newark Unified School District. The District inadvertently included 100 documents that, the District contends, are subject to...

Carson Harbor Village v. City of Carson
Date: July 31, 2015
Docket Number: B250111

Justia Opinion Summary: The City appealed the trial court's judgment directing it to approve Carson Harbor Village's application to convert its mobilehome park from a rental facility to a subdivision of resident-owned lots. The court concluded...

Isidora M. v. Silvino M.
Date: July 31, 2015
Docket Number: B256587

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Isidora appealed the trial court's issuance of a mutual restraining order against her and her husband under the Domestic Violence Prevention Act (DVPA), Fam. Code, 6200 et seq., insofar as the order enjoins her...

P. v. Perez
Date: July 31, 2015
Docket Number: C078169

Rancho Pauma Mut. Water Co. v. Yuima Mun. Water Dist.
Date: July 31, 2015
Docket Number: D065153

Doe v. San Diego Imperial Council
Date: July 31, 2015
Docket Number: D065201

P. v. Knight
Date: July 31, 2015
Docket Number: D067410

P. v. Riley
Date: July 31, 2015
Docket Number: E059103M

P. v. Super. Ct.
Date: July 31, 2015
Docket Number: E061754

Garcia v. Seacon Logix
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: B248227

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, truck drivers for Seacon, filed suit under Labor Code section 2802 for the reimbursement of paycheck deductions, contending that they should have been classified as employees, not independent contractors. The...

In re M.W.
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: B258054

Justia Opinion Summary: Mother challenged the juvenile court's jurisdictional and dispositional order regarding her two children. The court agreed with Mother's contention that her failure to obtain a protective order following a 2007 domestic...

Marr. of Olson
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: B258767

Justia Opinion Summary: Christopher Olson filed for divorce from Heather Olson, requesting joint custody of their two young children. After Heather did not respond, a default judgment of dissolution, which included a custody order, was granted....

City of Petaluma v. Cohen
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: C075812

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2011, a few months before the California legislature enacted legislation leading to the “Great Dissolution” of state redevelopment agencies, the Petaluma Community Development Commission issued bonds to fund certain p...

People v. Delapena
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: H041363

Justia Opinion Summary: A resident called police after seeing unfamiliar people entering a property that was under construction. Two men emerged, wearing baggy clothing, with “a lot of bulges in their pockets,” which made officers concerned abo...

Sanders v. Yanez
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: H041578

Justia Opinion Summary: Mary is the child of the marriage of Marion and Herbert Sanders. Marion executed a will in California, placing her separate property assets in the Trust and providing that Mary would receive the Trust income during her...

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