OnApril 10 2020, SPRAWLDEF filed a suit in federal court to prevent the City of Richmond from taking advantage of the coronavirus emergency to finalize a back-room deal handing over the public lands of Point Molate to a Southern California luxury condo developer. Read more.
One aim of the litigation is to allow the Richmond Citizens Initiative for Point Molate to get to the ballot. Read more.
At the May 19 hearing in federal court, Judge Rogers asked for additional briefing. On June 19, attorneys Norman La Force and Stuart Flashman for SPRAWLDEF filed this additional brief: