California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Friday, October 11, 2013

California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Friday, October 11, 2013

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Index of new California opinions: 

1. People v. Harris, S081700, SUPREME COURT OF CALIFORNIA, 2013 Cal. LEXIS 6952 Shepardize , August 26, 2013, Filed 

CORE TERMS:  juror, prosecutor, prospective jurors, prima facie case, murder, apartment, struck, peremptory, peremptory challenges, blood ... 

2. People v. Edwards, S073316, SUPREME COURT OF CALIFORNIA, 2013 Cal. LEXIS 6897 Shepardize , August 22, 2013, Filed 

CORE TERMS:  prosecutor, murder, prospective jurors, blackout, autopsy, misconduct, defense counsel, torture, pain, replied ... 

3. Morrical v. Rogers, A137011, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FIRST APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION FIVE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 811 Shepardize , October 10, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  election, voting, fiduciary duty, sibling's, stock, shareholder, appointment, executive committee, invalid, legislative history ... 

4. City of Bell v. Superior Court, B247362, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 809 Shepardize , October 9, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  duty to indemnify, sentence, heading, plea of nolo contendere, "duty to defend, replace, delete 

5. Eden Township Healthcare Dist. v. Eden Medical Center, A136695, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FIRST APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 808 Shepardize , October 9, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  attorney fees, prevailing party, cross-complaint, void, lease, mutuality of remedy, prevail, cause of action, prevailed, fee award ... 

6. Sacramento Sikh Society Bradshaw Temple v. Tatla, C064277, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, THIRD APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 764 Shepardize , September 24, 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 parts I, III, IV, V, and VI of the Discussion.

 CORE TERMS:  bylaws, church, membership, election, parcel, congregation, cross-complaint, ecclesiastical, religious, life members ... 

7. Alexander v. Exxon Mobil, B242458, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION SEVEN, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 768 Shepardize , September 24, 2013, Opinion Filed

 CORE TERMS:  contamination, notice, resident, demurrer, exposure, environmental, discovery rule, declaration, accrual, housing ... 

8. James v. State of California, F065003 , COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FIFTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 766 Shepardize , September 24, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  physical force, battery, touching, misdemeanor, domestic violence, offensive, convicted, violence, violent, firearm ... 

9. Mt. Holyoke Homes, L.P. v. Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell, LLP, B243912, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 765 Shepardize , September 24, 2013, Opinion Filed

 CORE TERMS:  arbitrator, arbitration, neutral arbitrator, disclose, disclosure, arbitration provision, resume, arbitration awards, bias, vacate ... 

10. Fox Johns Lazar Pekin & Wexler, APC v. Superior Court, D062663, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 763 Shepardize , September 24, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  judgment debtor, discovery, subpoena, judgment creditor, subpoena duces tecum, invoice, postjudgment, appealable, writ of mandate, owes ... 

11. Adamo v. Fire Ins. Exchange, D062361, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 767 Shepardize , September 24, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  coverage, dwelling, water tank, policy limit, "clear space, culvert, ambiguity, irrigation, insurance contracts, exhausted ... 

12. Alexander v. Farmers Ins. Co., Inc., B239840, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION EIGHT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 761 Shepardize , September 23, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  appraisal, depreciation, actual cash value, appraiser, insured, insurer, arbitration, declaratory relief, useful life, replacement ... 

13. Swanson v. State Farm General Ins. Co., B240016, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION SEVEN, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 759 Shepardize , September 23, 2013, Opinion Filed

 CORE TERMS:  insurer's, insured's, reservation of rights, coverage, conflict of interest, triggering, reservation, insurance contract, disqualifying, indemnify ... 

14. Friars Vill. Homeowners Ass'n v. Hansing, D061360, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 810 Shepardize , September 20, 2013, Opinion Filed,  The Publication Status of this Document has been Changed by the Court from Unpublished to Published October 9, 2013. 

CORE TERMS:  election, qualification, candidate, bylaws, homeowner, self-nomination, board of directors, specify, common interest development, articles of incorporation ...

 15. Las Vegas Land & Development Co., LLC v. Wilkie Way, LLC, B238921, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 749 Shepardize , September 19, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  summary judgment, mandatory provision, default judgment, default, vacate, fault, discretionary, inadvertence, surprise, abandoned ... 

16. Chavez v. Indymac Mortgage Services, D061997, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 747 Shepardize , September 19, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  modification agreement, trial period, statute of frauds, lender, modification, estoppel, demurrer, loan documents, foreclosure, notice ... 

17. California Grocers Assn. v. Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, C070007, C070375, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, THIRD APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 748 Shepardize , September 19, 2013, Opinion Filed

 CORE TERMS:  checkout, alcoholic beverages, advisory, "customer-operated", customer, alcohol, licensee, off-sale, legally tenable, check-out ... 

18. EHP Glendale, LLC v. County of Los Angeles, B244494, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION EIGHT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 744 Shepardize , September 18, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  assessor, intangible assets, hotel, valuation, taxable property, intangible, purchase price, income stream, market value, franchise ... 

19. Natkin v. California Unemployment Ins. Appeals Bd., B241949, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION TWO, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 743 Shepardize , September 18, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  net income, independent contractor, self-employed, ending, weekly, unemployment benefits, unemployment insurance, accounting period, "unemployed", verified ... 

20. Macaluso v. Superior Court, D063325, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 742 Shepardize , September 18, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  appealable, postjudgment order, final determination, subpoena, final judgment, judgment debtor's, decree, noncompliance, appealable order, collateral order ... 

21. Charter Township of Clinton Police & Fire Retirement System v. Martin, B241087, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION FIVE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 737 Shepardize , September 17, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  shareholder, futility, business judgment, cause of action, proxy, peer, fiduciary duty, board of directors, prong, valid exercise ... 

22. Moradi v. Marsh USA, Inc., B239858, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 736 Shepardize ; 78 Cal. Comp. Cases 916, September 17, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  deviation, coming" rule, respondeat superior, driving, travel, commute, scope of employment, foreseeable, trip, special errand ... 

23. Moreno v. Quemuel, B241998, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION TWO, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 738 Shepardize , September 17, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  pursuit, immunity, traffic stop, violator, emergency vehicle, door, public entity, motorist, suspected, motor vehicle ... 

24. Mount Vernon Fire Ins. Co. v. Busby, B244569, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 735 Shepardize , September 16, 2013, Opinion Filed

 CORE TERMS:  battery, insurer, "physical contact", 'assault', coverage, minor children, body-to-body, insured, touching, cause of action ... 

25. Sanders v. Walsh, G047440, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 733 Shepardize , September 16, 2013, Opinion Filed

 CORE TERMS:  small claims action, com, defamation, posting, wig, malice, small claims judgments, collateral estoppel, internet, collateral estoppel ... 

26. People v. Leggett, C073586, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, THIRD APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 734 Shepardize , September 16, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  sentence, resentencing, substantial rights, appealable, violent felony, robbery", felony, serving, eligible, serious felony ... 

27. Farmers New World Life Ins. Co. v. Rees, B241099, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 699 Shepardize , August 30, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  interpleader, interpleader action, attorney fees, attorney fees, policy benefits, beneficiary, interpleaded, insurer, manager, interplead ... 

28. Dromy v. Lukovsky, B242952, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 697 Shepardize , August 30, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  landlord, tenant, open houses, business hours, weekend, dwelling unit, residential, purchaser, dwelling, holiday ... 

29. Cunningham v. Magidow, B243474, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 700 Shepardize , August 30, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  repayment, partial satisfaction, deeming, acknowledgement, acknowledgment, partially, shareholder, satisfaction of judgment, equitable, "embraced" ... 

30. Bridgeman v. Allen, D062183, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 698 Shepardize , August 30, 2013, Opinion Filed,  As modified Sept. 27, 2013., Modified by Bridgeman v. Allen, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 781 Shepardize  (Cal. App. 4th Dist., Sept. 27, 2013) 

CORE TERMS:  notice, probate, notification, mail, mailing, contest, demurrer, beneficiary, relation-back, aggrieved ... 

31. People v. Ogg, No. B238733, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION SIX, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 691 Shepardize , August 29, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  sexual abuse, sexual, continuous, aider and abettor, probation, perpetrator, penis, aiding and abetting, molested, happened ... 

32. Packer v. Superior Court, No. B245923, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION SIX, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 694 Shepardize , August 29, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  prosecutor's, evidentiary hearing, recusal, prima facie, right to compulsory process, conflict of interest, compulsory process, legitimate interest, Criminal Law, prima facie ...

 33. Nickerson v. Stonebridge Life Ins. Co., B234271, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 693 Shepardize , August 29, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  punitive, damage award, punitive damages, ratio, reprehensibility, malice, compensatory damages, coverage, reviewer, confinement ... 

34. O'Donoghue v. Superior Court, A137996, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FIRST APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION FIVE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 695 Shepardize , August 29, 2013, Opinion Filed,  As modified Sept. 27, 2013., Modified and rehearing denied by O'Donoghue v. Superior Court, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 782 Shepardize  (Cal. App. 1st Dist., Sept. 27, 2013)

 CORE TERMS:  referee, arbitration, jury trial, discovery, unconscionability, unconscionable, waive, waived, jury trial, defense counsel ... 

35. Bain v. Tax Reducers, Inc., H037452, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SIXTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 688 Shepardize , August 28, 2013, Opinion Filed

 CORE TERMS:  limitations period, good faith, unpaid, settlement, wage claim, independent contractor, wage orders, "independent contractor", statute of limitations, minimum wages ...

 36. People v. Turner, H037925, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SIXTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 689 Shepardize , August 28, 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 parts III. and IV. of the Discussion.

 CORE TERMS:  detention, tip, reasonable suspicion, gun, coach, arrest, seizure", de facto, firearm, armed ... 

37. Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. v. Brookfield Crystal Cove LLC, G046731, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 687 Shepardize , August 28, 2013, Opinion Filed, Modified by Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. v. Brookfield Crystal Cove LLC, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 777 Shepardize  (Cal. App. 4th Dist., Sept. 26, 2013) 

CORE TERMS:  construction defect, actual damages, homeowner, subrogation, insurer, builder, repair, insured, legislative history, property damage ... 

38. People v. Cruz, C069405, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, THIRD APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 682 Shepardize , August 27, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  fine, plea agreement, statutory basis, driving, transportation fee, abstract of judgment, mandatory, negotiated, restitution fine, colloquy ... 

39. MacDonald v. State of California, C069646, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, THIRD APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 683 Shepardize , August 27, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  administrative remedy, causes of action, demurrer, pursuing, exhaustion, required to exhaust, exhausted, administrative body, administrative procedure, failed to state ... 

40. Siliga v. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., B240531, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 684 Shepardize , August 27, 2013, Opinion Filed 

CORE TERMS:  lender, deed of trust, assign, nominee, foreclosure, demurrer, nonjudicial foreclosure, beneficiary, foreclosing, preemptive ... 

41. In re A.F., A137913, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FIRST APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION FIVE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 686 Shepardize , August 27, 2013, Opinion Filed

 CORE TERMS:  nonminor, guardian, guardianship, juvenile, eligible, successor, eligibility, foster care, dependency, youth ... 

42. Roldan v. Callahan & Blaine, G047306, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION THREE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 685 Shepardize , August 26, 2013, Opinion Filed, Modified by Roldan v. Callahan & Blaine, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 746 Shepardize  (Cal. App. 4th Dist., Sept. 18, 2013) 

CORE TERMS:  arbitration, arbitration provision, retainer agreement, arbitrator's, presume, mutual, arbitration agreement, pro rata share, right to arbitrate, waive ... 

43. People v. Snow, C068833, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, THIRD APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 758 Shepardize , August 26, 2013, Opinion Filed,  The Publication Status of this Document has been Changed by the Court from Unpublished to Published September 23, 2013. 

CORE TERMS:  supervision, ability to pay, probation, forfeited, restitution, forfeits, probation officer, fines, failing to object, booking ... 

44. Aspiras v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., D061449, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 739 Shepardize , August 21, 2013, Opinion Filed,  The Publication Status of this Document has been Changed by the Court from Unpublished to Published September 17, 2013. 

CORE TERMS:  modification, lender, foreclosure, notice, trustee's sale, borrower, cause of action, negligent misrepresentation, misrepresentation, demurrer ... 

45. Friends of Oroville v. City of Oroville, C070448, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, THIRD APPELLATE DISTRICT, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 762 Shepardize , August 19, 2013, Opinion Filed,  As modified Sept. 18, 2013.,  CERTIFIED FOR PARTIAL PUBLICATION** Pursuant to California Rules of Court, rules 8.1105(b) and 8.1110, only the introduction, the Factual and Procedural Background, the Standard of Review at the beginning of the Discussion, parts II.A., II.C., and III.A. of the Discussion, and the Disposition of this opinion are certified for publication. 

CORE TERMS:  emission, greenhouse, mitigation, environmental, environmental impact, mitigation measures, reduction, scoping, target, pollution ... 

46. Martin-Bragg v. Moore, B238772, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, SECOND APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 704 Shepardize , August 1, 2013, Opinion Filed,  The Publication Status of this Document has been Changed by the Court from Unpublished to Published September 3, 2013. 

CORE TERMS:  unlawful detainer proceedings, unlawful detainer action, discovery, summary procedures, ownership, consolidate, tenant, rent, quiet, landlord's ... 

47. San Diego Citizenry Group v. County of San Diego, D059962, COURT OF APPEAL OF CALIFORNIA, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 680 Shepardize , July 30, 2013, Opinion Filed,  The Publication Status of this Document has been Changed by the Court from Unpublished to Published August 26, 2013. 

CORE TERMS:  winery, environmental, boutique, mitigation measure, traffic, impact report, wine, by-right, environmental impact, grape ... 

48. People v. Estes, Appellate No. APP-12-007357, APPELLATE DIVISION, SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 681 Shepardize , August 21, 2013, Opinion Filed

 CORE TERMS:  crab, forfeiture, undersized, fine, catch, crew, strict liability, Criminal Law, public welfare, mental state ...  Index of actions without opinion 

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