lawsuit

Wal-Mart appeal remains in state Appeals Court hands

Wal-Mart appeal remains in state Appeals Court hands A court case by a neighborhood group opposing Wal-Mart’s plans to build a 155,000 -square-foot store in North Auburn conti ...

Environmentalists sue Placer County, Tahoe planning agency over Homewood ski resort plans

Homewood Mountain Resort’s owners, the Placer County Board of Supervisors and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency see plans for the ski resort’s expansion as the promise of an e ...

Wal-Mart moving ahead with Placer County on North Auburn store design

Wal-Mart’s plans for a store on property it bought last December in North Auburn are moving forward, with preliminary design work nearing completion. Meanwhile, backers of a cou ...

Another Auburn business sued for ADA issues

Another Auburn business said it has recently been sued by a Carmichael-based attorney for disability access, and the city of Auburn is working to find out who else is being impacte ...

Sheriff’s North Auburn patrol-car crash lawsuit moving toward trial

A case involving a woman suing Placer County over injuries she claims to have suffered in a North Auburn crash with a sheriff’s patrol car is moving toward a trial in November. ...

Lawyer hurts people with disabilities

I am in an electric wheelchair, and I feel what Scott Johnson has done with his lawsuits here in Auburn is very selfish. I’m feeling more conspicuous when going into public place ...

ADA attorney in it for himself

Scott Johnson, aka defender of Americans with Disabilities Act and perhaps a lawyer isn’t interested in helping persons with disabilities. He is clearly in it for himself. This h ...

Our View: Wal-Mart tax money should stay

Whether you hail its arrival or are planning a boycott, Wal-Mart is coming to town. While there is a pending lawsuit challenging the environmental report for the project’s site ...

Developer: Lawsuit scared Costco away

Could the threat of a lawsuit by a community group have scared Costco away from buying a prime North Auburn site? And did that set the stage for Wal-Mart to ultimately make the dea ...

North Auburn Wal-mart foes’ late lawsuit still alive

A neighborhood group opposing locating a Wal-Mart-Costco-type store on one of the last large undeveloped properties along Highway 49 is likely to appeal after all. Superior Court ...

$200,000 payout by Lincoln cemetery, Catholic Church in missing remains case

Frank Farinha’s body is still missing but his descendents have settled a legal dispute with the Lincoln cemetery he was buried in 64 years ago. According to terms of a settlement ...

Placer supes’ North Auburn Wal-Mart/Costco approval goes to court

The dispute over a Wal-Mart-Costco development in North Auburn has now reached the courts. The 18.6-acre site near Luther Road and Highway 49 was approved for development Sept. 28 ...

Quadriplegic wins $6.4 million case against Roseville transit

The City of Roseville and its transportation contractor must pay $6.4 million to a quadriplegic who fell off a city bus two years ago. A Placer County jury Friday awarded the mone ...

Town settles for $231K

Loomis has settled its lawsuit with the Rocklin Crossings developers for $231,491. Perry Beck, Loomis town manager, said the parties came to an agreement on Sept. 17 and money wil ...

Former fair official alleges wrongful termination in suit

A former fair official is suing the Placer County Fair Association for wrongful termination after he claimed the board fired him for reporting a sexual harassment incident. Brock ...