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By: Dionisio Marquez, Relocation Chairperson and Cheryl DeMucci, Transportation Chairperson In 1956, President Dwight Eisenhower signed into law the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956, which became the biggest public works project in the nation’s history. This act allowed for the construction of 41,000 miles of interstate highway by the early 1970s, with very little citizen participation and […]

BY: Mike Yoshiba In a recent California Appellate Court decision, Rutgard v. City of Los Angeles, the court lent some clarity to a statute that, with the passage of time, is now turning relevant. Code of Civil Procedure section 1245.245—provides that when “[p]roperty acquired by a public entity [through eminent domain] . . . is […]