Bruce v. Bloom

Filing 9

ORDER to SHOW CAUSE Why This Case Should Not Be Dismissed for Failure to Prosecute and Failure to Maintain a Current Mailing Address, signed by Magistrate Judge Erica P. Grosjean on 10/4/17: 14-Day Deadline. (Hellings, J)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 9 DARLA GAY BRUCE, Plaintiff, 10 11 12 13 vs. BLOOM, Defendants. 1:17-cv-00914-EPG (PC) ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE WHY THIS CASE SHOULD NOT BE DISMISSED FOR FAILURE TO PROSECUTE AND FAILURE TO MAINTAIN A CURRENT MAILING ADDRESS 14 DAY DEADLINE 14 Darla Gay Bruce (“Plaintiff”) is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma 15 pauperis with this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Plaintiff filed this action on 16 July 3, 2017. 17 On July 11, 2017, the Court mailed two Court Orders to Plaintiff at her address on the 18 docket. (ECF No. 5). Those Orders were returned as undeliverable (no reason given) shortly 19 after they were mailed. 20 A pro se plaintiff must keep the Court and opposing parties informed of the party's 21 correct current address. Local Rule 182(f). If a party moves to a different address without filing 22 and serving a notice of change of address, documents served at a party's old address of record 23 shall be deemed received even if not actually received. Id. 24 If mail directed to a pro se plaintiff at the address of record is returned by the United 25 States Postal Service as undeliverable, the order will not be re−served a second time absent a 26 notice of change of address. If a pro se plaintiff's address is not updated within sixty−three 27 (63) days of mail being returned as undeliverable, the case will be dismissed for failure to 28 prosecute. Local Rule 183(b). 1 1 Accordingly, Plaintiff is ORDERED to SHOW CAUSE as to why this case should not 2 be dismissed for failure to prosecute and failure to maintain a current mailing address. Plaintiff 3 shall file a written show cause response no later than 14 days from the date of this Order. 4 5 6 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: October 4, 2017 /s/ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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