Court Says Water Tunnel Appeal Unsuitable For Mediation; Case Will Proceed

(August 9, 2016, 10:44 AM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California state appeals court on July 29 said it has determined that mediation is not suitable in an appeal attempting to stop the sale of islands as part of a water tunnel project (County of San Joaquin, et al. v. Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, No. C088254, Calif. App., 3rd Dist.).

In a two-sentence order, the Third District Court of Appeal told the parties that the appeal date will appear as July 29 and will proceed accordingly. The appeal has been...
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