California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Thursday, August 8, 2013

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Index of new California opinions: 

1. People v. Cottone, S194107, SUPREME COURT OF CALIFORNIA, 2013 Cal. LEXIS 6014 Shepardize , July 22, 2013, Filed 

CORE TERMS:  admissibility, sexual offense, unadjudicated, preliminary fact, com, wrongfulness, propensity, commit, sua, incapacity ... 

2. People v. Johnson, S202790, SUPREME COURT OF CALIFORNIA, 2013 Cal. LEXIS 6012 Shepardize , July 18, 2013, Filed 

CORE TERMS:  conspiracy, gang, commit, overt act, conspiracy to commit, gang's members, shooting, agreement to commit, murder, substantive offense ... 

3. People v. Smith, S201186, SUPREME COURT OF CALIFORNIA, 2013 Cal. LEXIS 6013 Shepardize , July 18, 2013, Filed 

CORE TERMS:  lesser, lesser offense, executive officer, violating, accusatory pleading, resisting, violence, instruct, deputy, deter ... 

4. People v. Mason, B239134, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 620 Shepardize , August 6, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  spousal, rape, violence, sex offender, rape conviction, registration, convicted, failure to register, instructional error, prison ... 

5. People v. Moreno, No. H037737, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SIXTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 622 Shepardize , August 6, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  sentence, Realignment Act, probation, suspended, county jail, sentenced, person sentenced, execution of sentence, sentencing, prison ... 

6. Federated University Police Officers Assn. v. Superior Court, A136014, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FIRST APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION FOUR, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 574 Shepardize , July 23, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  disclosure, police officer's, pepper, spray, personnel records, confidential, exemption, peace officers, disciplinary, discipline ... 

7. Mon Chong Loong Trading Corp. v. Superior Court, B240828, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 578 Shepardize , July 23, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  expert witness fees, voluntary dismissal, favorable judgment, lawsuit, fails to obtain, writ of mandate, limine, discretionary, supermarket, trigger ... 

8. Farmers Ins. Exchange v. Superior Court, B246901, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 579 Shepardize , July 23, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  reconsideration, depublication, class certification, depublished, reconsider, precedential, adjuster, exempt, certification, disapproval ... 

9. Coker v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., D061720, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 573 Shepardize , July 23, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  foreclosure, purchase money, deed of trust, short sale, deficiency judgment, lender, mortgage, borrower, nonjudicial foreclosure, real property ... 

10. Williams v. Chino Valley Independent Fire Dist., E055755, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION TWO, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 577 Shepardize , July 23, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  attorney fees, prevailing, frivolous, prevailing party, expert witness fees, fee award, groundless, Housing Act, recoverable, federal precedents ... 

11. Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream v. County of Kern, No. F064154, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FIFTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 621 Shepardize , July 22, 2013, Opinion Filed,  The Publication Status of this Document has been Changed by the Court from Unpublished to Published August 6, 2013. 

CORE TERMS:  obsolescence, external, underutilization, assessor's, novelty, ice cream, valuation, replacement, market conditions, depreciation ... 

12. In re Nickolas T., D063010, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 571 Shepardize , July 22, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  placement, noncustodial parent, custody, detriment, detrimental, juvenile, siblings, removal, physical custody, foster care ... 

13. People v. Mestas, C066730, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, THIRD APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 572 Shepardize , July 22, 2013, Opinion Filed,  CERTIFIED FOR PARTIAL PUBLICATION** Pursuant to California Rules of Court, rule 8.1110, this opinion is certified for publication with the exception of parts II and III. 

CORE TERMS:  offer of proof, evidentiary hearing, sexual history, complaining witness, years old, credibility, molestation, sexual conduct, fair trial, proffered evidence ... 

14. Happy Nails & Spa of Fashion Valley, L.P. v. Su, D060621, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 569 Shepardize , July 19, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  nail, cosmetologists, salon's, independent contractors, collateral estoppel, collateral estoppel, prior proceeding, privity, administrative law, actually litigated ... 

15. Natalie D. v. State Dept. of Health Care Services, G047100, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 567 Shepardize , July 18, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  therapy, hippotherapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, medically necessary, therapist, medical necessity, services provided, benefits provided, gym ... 

16. Baughman v. Walt Disney World Co., G046470, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 566 Shepardize , July 18, 2013, Opinion Filed,  As modified July 31, 2013., Modified by Baughman v. Walt Disney World Co., 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 611 Shepardize  (Cal. App. 4th Dist., July 31, 2013) 

CORE TERMS:  accommodation, rider, summary judgment, disability, wheelchair, Civil Rights, cause of action, scooter, lawsuit, guests ... 

17. People v. Petronella, No. G044628, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 623 Shepardize , July 17, 2013, Opinion Filed,  The Publication Status of this Document has been Changed by the Court from Unpublished to Published August 6, 2013. 

CORE TERMS:  premium, payroll, restitution, calculation, audit, compensation insurance, felony, restitution order, modification, attorney-client ... 

18. Bank of America, N.A. v. Roberts, F064109, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FIFTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 563 Shepardize , July 17, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  short sale, foreclosure, deed of trust, home equity, deficiency judgment, summary judgment, cause of action, real property, unclean hands, retroactive application ... 

19. Crews v. Willows Unified School Dist., C066633, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, THIRD APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 562 Shepardize , July 17, 2013, Opinion Filed

CORE TERMS:  frivolous, attorney fees, e-mail, format, withheld, public records, disclosure, pdf, prevailing party, exemption ... 

20. May v. City of Milpitas, H038338, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SIXTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 557 Shepardize , July 16, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  exemption, specific plan, environmental, environmental impact report, statute of limitations, limitations periods, exempt, notice, estoppel, demurrer ... 

21. Malin v. Singer, B237804, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION FOUR, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 556 Shepardize , July 16, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  extortion, demand letter, cause of action, matter of law, prevailing, lawsuit, protected activity, wiretapping, litigation privilege, hacking ... 

22. POET, LLC v. State Air Resources Bd., F064045, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FIFTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 554 Shepardize ; 43 ELR 20163, July 15, 2013, Opinion Filed,  CERTIFIED FOR PARTIAL PUBLICATION** Pursuant to California Rules of Court, rules 8.1105(b) and 8.1110, this opinion is certified for publication with the exception of part V. of the Discussion. 

CORE TERMS:  environmental, fuel, mitigation measures, emission, carbon, biodiesel, regulatory program, executive officer, intensity, environmental review ... 

23. State Farm General Ins. Co. v. Workers' Comp. Appeals Bd. (Lutz), B240742, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION SIX, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 592 Shepardize ; 78 Cal. Comp. Cases 758, July 1, 2013, Opinion Filed,  Certified for Publication by Court of Appeal July 25, 2013 

CORE TERMS:  reimbursement, workers' compensation, reconsideration, res judicata, insurer, jointly, solvent, judicial review, covered claims, severally liable ... 

24. People v. Davis, E056019, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION TWO, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 570 Shepardize , June 28, 2013, Opinion Filed,  The Publication Status of this Document has been Changed by the Court from Unpublished to Published July 19, 2013. 

CORE TERMS:  informant, in-custody, connect, accomplice, corroboration, instruct, corroborated, investigator, corroborating evidence, jail ... 

25. Avery v. Integrated Healthcare Holdings, Inc., G046202, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 576 Shepardize , June 27, 2013, Opinion Filed,  The Publication Status of this Document has been Changed by the Court from Unpublished to Published July 23, 2013. 

CORE TERMS:  arbitration, employee handbook, arbitration agreements, arbitration provision, dispute resolution, arbitrate, compel arbitration, acknowledgment, implied-in-fact, unilateral ... 

26. The H.N. & Frances C. Berger Foundation v. Perez, E054948, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION TWO, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 575 Shepardize , June 27, 2013, Opinion Filed,  The Publication Status of this Document has been Changed by the Court from Unpublished to Published July 23, 2013. 

CORE TERMS:  party beneficiary, beneficiary, demurrer, writ of mandate, mandatory, mandamus, property owner, performance bond, default, contract interpretation ...

27. In re H.K., B242800, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 565 Shepardize , June 26, 2013, Opinion Filed,  The Publication Status of this Document has been Changed by the Court from Unpublished to Published July 18, 2013. 

CORE TERMS:  placement, manslaughter, homicide, voluntary manslaughter, fundamental right, juvenile, murder, exemption, convicted, foster ... 

28. Acuna v. San Diego Gas & Electric Co., D060064, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 564 Shepardize , June 19, 2013, Opinion Filed,  CERTIFIED FOR PARTIAL PUBLICATION** This opinion is certified for publication with the exception of parts IV. and V. of the Discussion.,  The Publication Status of this Document has been Changed by the Court from Unpublished to Published July 18, 2013. 

CORE TERMS:  disability, notice, right-to-sue, termination, retaliation, harassment, equitable tolling, cause of action, accommodation, continuing violations ... 

29. Abers v. Rohrs, G047034, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 553 Shepardize , June 13, 2013, Opinion Filed,  The Publication Status of this Document has been Changed by the Court from Unpublished to Published July 15, 2013. 

CORE TERMS:  homeowners, petition to vacate, notice, arbitration award, estoppel, vacate, lease, deadline, mandatory, declaratory relief action ... 

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