FROM THE EARTH, LLC VS CITY OF COMMERCE, ET AL.

Case No.: 20STCV36221    

SUBJECT: Motion for Reconsideration

Moving Party: Defendant City of Commerce

Resp. Party: Plaintiff From the Earth, LLC

Defendant’s motion for reconsideration is DENIED.

Plaintiff’s request for sanctions is DENIED.

BACKGROUND:

“This action is based upon the tortious and corrupt conduct of the defendant City of Commerce illegally conspiring with a convicted felon and disgraced former Bell city councilmember, defendant Beltran, to develop a plan in which each would profit off the issuance of marijuana dispensary licenses in the city of Commerce. Specifically, defendant City of Commerce would grant or deny qualified cannabis business license applications based upon whether or not the applicants engaged the lobbying services of defendant Beltran, who in turn agreed to pay kickback to defendant City of Commerce's city council members. When Plaintiff would not agree to the illegal kickbacks demanded by ........