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Judge rules for city in case over smelly sea lion droppings

The city does not have a duty to clean up the sea lion and bird droppings in the La Jolla Cove area to prevent the strong smells they emit to the nearby business district, a San Diego Superior Court judge has ruled.

Gov. Brown appoints two new San Diego Superior Court judges

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Marian Gaston and Lisa Rodriguez to judgeships in the San Diego County Superior Court.

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La Mesa execs fined for violations

Three leaders of a home-flipping firm in La Mesa were fined nearly $300,000 and ordered to spend 14 days in public service for failing to pay for unemployment and workers’ compensation, which were discovered during an investigation into the death of one of their workers.

State Bar launches search for new executive director

Construction law firm changes name to Finch, Thornton & Baird

Communication is key in e-discovery, attorneys say

SD County Bar announces 2015 service award winners

Re-enactment of landmark Asian American employment discrimination case planned

Fisher & Phillips adds two attorneys in its San Diego office

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On the Agenda: Startups, climate change, cross-border business on top

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Next Up for Silicon Valley After Pao Loss: More Bias Suits

(Bloomberg) -- Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’ decisive victory over Ellen Pao’s gender bias suit doesn’t mean Silicon Valley giants are off the hook.

Damages due Water Authority in MWD lawsuit to be determined

Nearly one year after a San Francisco County Superior Court judge ruled in favor of the San Diego County Water Authority in a lawsuit alleging the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California had violated laws when setting rates applied to the Water Authority for 2011-2014, the second phase of the water rates lawsuit is set to start March 30 to determine damages due to the Water Authority.

On the Agenda: Business groups to discuss federal budget, energy, startups

Business and professional groups have a range of activities planned this week.

Gov. Brown appoints two new San Diego Superior Court judges

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Marian Gaston and Lisa Rodriguez to judgeships in the San Diego County Superior Court.

Judge rules for city in case over smelly sea lion droppings

The city does not have a duty to clean up the sea lion and bird droppings in the La Jolla Cove area to prevent the strong smells they emit to the nearby business district, a San Diego Superior Court judge has ruled.

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Mar. 27, 2015, 5:00 p.m. -- City and county officials announced a partnership between the city and county to work collaboratively and share consultant costs for a potential new stadium for the Chargers.

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Thomas Frost on common financial legal cases

Oct. 23, 2014 -- George Chamberlin speaks with attorney Thomas Frost of The Frost Firm about the lastest types of financial cases his law firm is handling, including tenant-in-common investments and affinity fraud.

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Environmental Innovation - 2015

Learn about the latest eco-friendly innovations and how local businesses are trying to reduce their impact on the environment.

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B233796 1/2/2013 California Court of Appeal 2nd Appellate District THE PEOPLE JULIO MORALES 1/2/2013
B239629 12/31/2012 California Court of Appeal 2nd Appellate District LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES E.R. 1/2/2013
S195031 12/31/2012 California Supreme Court N/A SMRITI NALWA CEDAR FAIR, L.P. 1/2/2013
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