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City Documents - Set # 3, Cont'd
Decision - People v. Lopez
case is an example of a foundational defense (see Defect
# 10 - B on the Home page).
knowledge this is only the third favorable Appellate
Division decision, anywhere in California,
regarding the legality of a cost-neutral contract.
10, 2009 the City of South San Francisco may have
removed cost-neutrality from its contract, on Nov. 16,
2009 the City of San Mateo removed cost-neutrality from
its contract, in early 2010 the City of Millbrae removed
cost-neutrality from its contract, and on Nov. 22, 2010
Redwood City removed cost-neutrality from its contract.
these links for the documents in the Lopez appeal
City's brief - which they may have borrowed from a
city in the East Bay - was dated Nov. 30, well after the
orals/hearing date of Nov. 13 (the hearing date is shown
on the Decision document). As a result, when
the City attempted to file its brief with the court,
the court turned them away. The City also sent a
copy of their brief to appellant, who generated a reply
brief; when he attempted to file it with the court, he too
was turned away. Thus, neither the City's brief nor
appellant's reply brief were part of the official record
leading to the intitial decision to reverse - those
documents are presented here solely for their educational
This is the compensation section from the Daly City contract (note that the City is likely to amend the contract):
Many other cases and /or transcripts are available - see the Index to Transcripts, Briefs, and Court Decisions.
For more details about Daly City, see Daly City's entry on the Camera Towns page.