Rossmann and Moore, LLP

Historic Post Offices

We’ve been representing the City of Berkeley in its effort to preserve both the structure and use of the historic downtown post office.  We helped Mayor Tom Bates with his testimony to the federal Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, urging the council to protect historic post office use as well as historic post office architecture.  Yesterday the Advisory Council published its...

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NRDC v. Jewell

This week, a unanimous 11-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with environmental organizations challenging the federal Bureau of Reclamation’s renewals of long-term water contracts with Sacramento River settlement contractors. The opinion, reversing two earlier decisions, held that section 7 of the the Endangered Species Act required consultation with federal fisheries...

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Boston Marathon 2014

This week Boston honored the victims and survivors on the first anniversary of the attack at the marathon finish line.  The 118th Boston will be run this coming Monday, trustfully completing a renewal for my favorite city that has proven its earning of that attribute.  I’ll be pulling for two friends:  former winner and world record holder Joanie Samuelson, and all-time streaker going for...

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