Advertisement



Call for Interviews

Should backyard farmers be permitted to kill dogs that attack chickens? Action Alameda News would like to hear from you.

Alameda to Settle With SunCal for $4.25 million

SCC Alameda Point versus City of Alameda

The City of Alameda is settling lawsuits with SunCal for $4.25 million.


Late today, the City of Alameda announced that the city and SunCal have agreed to a $4.25 million settlement to resolve lawsuits that SunCal filed over Alameda Point.

The settlement was approved by a 4 to 0 vote by Alameda City Council at a special meeting on Tuesday evening.

Under the agreement, the City of Alameda will make payments to SunCal over the next 18 months totaling $3.177 million, and the City of Alameda will return SunCal’s initial deposit of $1.073 million, which the developer paid to the city more than five years ago, when first selected as the master developer for Alameda Point.

In a statement, City Attorney Janet Kern said that the cost of defending the case continues to rise and is expected to exceed the $4.25 million settlement figure, even if the city ultimately wins.

Kern said that pre-trial discovery was expected to run to the end of next year.

The City of Alameda won court victories in the case twice earlier this year, reducing SunCal’s claims from $117 million to just the initial deposit, plus interest.

However, the amount could rise again, the city said, should SunCal succeed in reversing past decisions upon appeal.

Comments are closed.

Alameda County

Highway Patrol Out in Force Through Long Weekend

The California Highway Patrol’s Independence Day Maximum Enforcement Period begins today, at 6 p.

Subscribe

  • Reader Questions Oil Tankers Tied up in Alameda http://t.co/GhHZN6NMVr ,
  • RT : Here is Tucker again. This time with phone number. Missing in #oakland, spotted in #alameda too. http://t.co/zvG9Iivdf0 ,
  • Fourth of July 2014 Parade Photos http://t.co/uMqKpag4Xq ,
  • Fireworks not permitted in #Alameda. Be safe. http://t.co/nZfCUFrsi5 ,
  • RT : All the garbage cans are sealed up on Park Street for the #Alameda 4th of July parade. Yup. That'll work great.... ,

Directories