Beyond Newhall Pass

1,100 homes in Santa Clarita get OK

A judge told Newhall Land and Farming that it can go ahead with the Riverpark project. The Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Santa Clara River and the California Water Impact Network filed suit in June 2005, challenging the Santa Clarita City Council's approval of the home and condo development. The decision was made by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Dzintra Janavs, the judge who was defeated in this year's primary by an inexperienced challenger then was reappointed by Gov. Schwarzenegger.

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