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P. v. Jones
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: A149431
Pagnini v. Union Bank, N.A.
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: A151390
City of Commerce v. Argumedo
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: B280814
Chacker v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: B281874M
P. v. Valdez
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: B281975
Monterey Coastkeeper v. State Water Resources Control Board
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: C080530
Beach & Bluff Conservancy v. City of Solana Beach  
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: D072304

Justia Opinion Summary: The California Coastal Act of 1976 requires local governments like defendant City of Solana Beach (the City) to develop a local coastal program (LCP). The City submitted an amended LUP (ALUP) to the Commission. The Commi...

California v. Superior Court (Dominguez)  
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: D073943

Justia Opinion Summary: In this writ proceeding, the State sought relief from a discovery order requiring them to produce certain materials related to DNA testing in a criminal action. Petitioner Florencio Dominguez was accused of conspiracy to...

Orange Catholic Foundation v. Arvizu  
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: G055189

Justia Opinion Summary: Acting under Probate Code section 16440(b), the trial court denied a petition brought by Orange Catholic Foundation and Kevin Vann, the Roman Catholic Bishop of Orange (collectively, the Church) to remove Rosie Mary Arvi...

Lat v. Farmers New World Life Ins. Co.  
Date: October 16, 2018
Docket Number: B282008

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeal reversed the trial court's grant of summary judgment for Farmers in an action filed by the sons of the insured after Farmers denied them benefits under the insured's policy. The court held that the no...

Cal. Dept. of State Hospitals v. A.H.
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: B286187M
People v. Adams  
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: B257829A

Justia Opinion Summary: After remand from the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal reaffirmed defendants' convictions and order modifications. The court directed the trial court on remand to hold a hearing on ability to pay. The court also remand...

P. v. Adams
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: B257829N
California v. Yushchuk  
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: C081739

Justia Opinion Summary: A jury found defendant Andrey Yushchuk guilty of second degree "Watson" murder, misdemeanor drunk driving (DUI) and misdemeanor aggravated DUI (over 0.08 percent blood-alcohol content); it acquitted him of felony DUI-wit...

California v. Megown  
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: D072019

Justia Opinion Summary: Kevin Megown beat Michelle R., the mother of his child. After one incident where Michelle's mother, Maria R., came to aid her, Megown threatened to kill both of them as he held a gun. A jury convicted Megown of violating...

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