Category Archives: West Coyote Hills

Orange County Register publishes an editorial applauding the West Coyote Hills court victory

The following editorial ran in the Orange County Register yesterday, March 6: Coyote Hills needs all its friends now A decades-long battle over one of the largest undeveloped tracts in north Orange County has drawn closer to its conclusion, after … Continue reading

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City prevails in West Coyote Hills litigation

Today the California Supreme Court denied the petition for review filed on January 15, 2019 by Friends of Coyote Hills regarding West Coyote Hills development approvals, according to a press release issued by the City. As a result of the … Continue reading

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City prevails in West Coyote Hills case

Once again, the Friends of Coyote Hills organization has been unsuccessful in a court challenge to the development being planned for West Coyote Hills. Read the 15-page appellate court ruling here (pdf): FRIENDS OF COYOTE HILLS v. CITY OF FULLERTON … Continue reading

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Council votes 4-1 to oppose state Sen. Josh Newman’s SB 714

The legislation would effectively be a state takeover of West Coyote Hills. After lengthy public comments and heated debate among members of the council Tuesday night, the vote was 4-1 to oppose SB 714 (authored by Sen. Josh Newman). Council … Continue reading

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With SB 714, is Josh Newman planning to have the state use eminent domain to seize West Coyote Hills?

And is Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva aiding and abetting him with her AB 510? Yesterday on a 5-2 party-line vote, the Senate Inflatable Water Park For Sale Appropriations Committee voted to move forward SB 714 — a bill authored by Senator … Continue reading

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The state shouldn’t meddle in the West Coyote Hills project

By Steven Greenhut | California’s latest budget has been the source of outrage for a lot of big reasons. The $125 billion general fund busts spending records. It’s built upon the backs of taxpayers, who will pay higher gas taxes … Continue reading

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West Coyote Hills: Judge issues final ruling in favor of City and Chevron

Yesterday, Orange County Superior Court Judge William D. Claster issued his final ruling in favor of Fullerton’s plan for West Coyote Hills. The plan, which was approved unanimously by the city council last November, preserves 60% of the 510-acre Chevron-owned … Continue reading

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Judge indicates he’ll deny challenge to West Coyote Hills development plan

By Brian Whitehead, Orange County Register | Orange County Superior Court Judge William D. Claster said he is “leaning toward” ruling in favor of Fullerton’s plan to acquire parcels of West Coyote Hills before they are developed, but will make … Continue reading

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Petitions send West Coyote Hills project back to council

Orange County Register | Opponents trying to repeal the City Council’s approval of the 760-home West Coyote Hills development collected enough valid signatures on the second two of four petitions to have the project decided by voters, City Clerk Lucinda … Continue reading

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West Coyote Hills opponents turn in petition signatures

Orange County Register | Opponents trying to repeal the City Council’s approval of the 760-home West Coyote Hills development submitted enough signatures to the City Clerk on Friday to start the process of putting the issue before votersJule gummibåt. Friends … Continue reading

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