Fresno Promises To Respect Business Owner's Property Rights

September 06, 2007 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

The Pacific Legal Foundation today announced a legal settlement with the city of Fresno, in which the city acknowledged that it had failed to re-establish the existence of "blight" in the Chinatown area as required when amending redevelopment plans. More importantly, the city promised not to condemn the Cosmopolitan Tavern, the restaurant owned by city resident Gary Lanfranco's family for over a century. You can read the press release here.