Eminent Domain

Judge Delays Final Decision Giving Sacramento Downtown Plaza LandThe demolition of Downtown Plaza is so close, even 90-year-old non-basketball fan Bill Grant is starting to pay attention to it.
Downtown Plaza Fight: Judge Holds Off On Final RulingThe City of Sacramento is edging closer and closer to acquiring the last piece of the puzzle it needs to build the Kings’ new downtown arena.
Judge Denies Change Of Venue In Downtown Plaza Eminent DomainThe Sacramento Kings and the city of Sacramento trying to gain control of the property that was once the Macy’s Men’s Store on 600 K Street.
Change Of Venue Requested in Sacramento Kings Arena Eminent Domain CaseConcerned they would be seen as nothing but outsiders, the owners of the Macy’s Men’s store building in Downtown Plaza have requested the move to Alameda County.
City Files Eminent Domain Claim For New Sacramento Kings Arena SiteThe City of Sacramento officially filed suit against the owners of the 600 K Street property it says are in the way of a new downtown arena for the Sacramento Kings on Thursday.
City Of Richmond Moves Closer To Foreclosure PlanA Northern California city hit hard by the housing crisis took another step toward using its powers of eminent domain to stave off foreclosures.
First Eminent Domain California High-Speed Rail Claim OKedA state board has given approval for the California High-Speed Rail Authority to start the process of seizing its first property through eminent domain.
NBA Commissioner David Stern Will Attend Sacramento Kings Home Opener On Oct. 30The man that many credit with orchestrating Sacramento's efforts save the Kings spoke briefly about the franchise’s arena progress on Wednesday.
City Of Richmond Moving Forward With Plan To Seize Hundreds Of Underwater MortgagesRichmond is moving ahead with its first-in-the-nation plan to use the government's constitutional power of eminent domain to seize hundreds of underwater mortgages.
Sacramento City Council Exploring Eminent Domain Against Macy's For New Kings ArenaThe city council is exploring how to use the power of eminent domain—typically used to build freeways or remove blighted buildings—to take over the site that houses the department store.
Stanislaus County Claims Eminent Domain on Home For Road ProjectStanislaus County Supervisors have claimed eminent domain on a Modesto home after they were unable to make a deal with the homeowners.
Local Governments Consider Eminent Domain To Seize Underwater MortgagesThe federal government has tried, now local cities are stepping up and trying to help struggling homeowners.