Weeks after ordering all Richmond City Council members to appear in court to answer accusations that they tried to foil a legal settlement by hindering efforts to redevelop Point Molate, a federal judge canceled the hearing after concluding the allegations were too flimsy to rule on.
“Given the current record, the Court finds too much ambiguity to resolve the issues at this juncture,” Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers wrote Tuesday in her cancellation order.
The case stemmed from a years-long effort to redevelop the 193-acre parcel north of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, which until 1995 was used as a U.S. Navy fuel storage and transfer facility.
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