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West Hollywood scores legal win on housing fee

WEST HOLLYWOOD — The U.S. Supreme Court Oct. 30 declined to hear a case challenging the city’s inclusionary housing fee, letting stand a decision by the California Court of Appeal in favor of the city. The city’s inclusionary housing policy requires 20 percent of new residential multi-unit projects to be set aside for households earning Read More…

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Couple appeals ruling on West Hollywood development fee

WEST HOLLYWOOD  — Lawyers representing a couple who allege they were charged a $540,000 fee as the price for pursuing a modest condominium project in the city are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their clients’ case. The attorneys, members of the Pacific Legal Foundation, seek reimbursement for developers Shelah and Jonathan Lehrer-Graiwer and Read More…

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Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage nationwide

WASHINGTON — In a landmark opinion, a divided Supreme Court ruled Friday that states cannot ban same-sex marriage, establishing a new civil right and handing gay rights advocates a victory that until very recently would have seemed unthinkable. In a 5-4 ruling, Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote for the majority with the four liberal justices. Each Read More…