VICTORY! California Coastal Commission "checks out," scales back its demands on the Marshall Tavern renovation

May 10, 2013 | By JONATHAN WOOD

Yesterday, the California Coastal Commission voted to amend the permit to renovate the Marshall Tavern, reducing project-killing conditions that had no connection to the renovation plan.  PLF is representing the owners of Marshall Tavern, Daniel Altman and Avi Atid, in their constitutional challenge to the conditions imposed on their original perm ...


PLF's Jonathan Wood talks about Marshall Tavern case Sunday afternoon on Jim Franklin Live

February 15, 2013 | By JONATHAN WOOD

I will be a guest on the Jim Franklin Live show on Sunday afternoon to discuss PLF’s challenge to the conditions that the California Coastal Commission is imposing on the renovation of the Marshall Tavern.  The program will air from 2-4 p.m. on KION 1460 AM & 101.1 FM in Fresno. … ...


California Coastal Commission's unconstitutional demands may make Marshall Tavern renovation impossible

February 11, 2013 | By JONATHAN WOOD

Friday afternoon, the Marin Independent Journal ran a story on PLF clients Daniel Altman and Avid Atid’s challenge to the unconstitutional conditions that the California Coastal Commission put on their permit to redevelop their property.  The story quotes Daniel Altman on the effects of the conditions: “The commission’s costly de ...


PLF is defending property rights from the California Coastal Commission … again

February 08, 2013 | By JONATHAN WOOD

Today, PLF filed a lawsuit in Marin County Superior Court asking that the court invalidate three burdensome and unreasonable permit conditions that the California Coastal Commission imposed on property owners in violation of the Constitution. In this case, Daniel Altman and Avi Atid want to restore an important historic structure on Tomales Bay, an ...