Ransom v. Sacramento Housing Redeveloping Agency et al

Filing 16

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Allison Claire on 10/26/2017 CONTINUING the motion hearing for 7 & 8 Motions for a More Definite Statement to 11/29/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 26 (AC) before Magistrate Judge Allison Claire. The 15 Motion to Dismiss will remain set for 11/29/2017 at 10:00 am. Plaintiff's opposition or statement of non-opposition is due by 11/15/2017. (Donati, J)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 CLINTON RANSOM, 12 13 14 15 16 No. 2:17-cv-01366 TLN AC (PS) Plaintiff, v. ORDER SACRAMENTO HOUSING REDEVELOPING AGENCY, et al., Defendants. 17 Plaintiff, who has been granted in forma pauperis status, is proceeding in this action pro 18 se. The action was accordingly referred to the undersigned by Local Rule 302(c)(21). On 19 October 4, 2017, defendant Volunteers of America and defendant Gretchen Angele each filed a 20 motion for a more definite statement. ECF Nos. 7 and 8. The motions are currently set to be 21 heard on November 8, 2017. Id. Plaintiff has not responded to the motions. Also pending is a 22 motion to dismiss, set for hearing on November 29, 2017, brought by defendant Sacramento 23 Housing Redeveloping Agency. ECF No. 15. 24 Local Rule 230(c) provides that opposition to the granting of a motion must be filed 25 fourteen days preceding the noticed hearing date. The Local Rule further provides that “[n]o 26 party will be entitled to be heard in opposition to a motion at oral arguments if written opposition 27 to the motion has not been timely filed by that party.” In addition, Local Rule 230(j) provides 28 1 1 that failure to appear may be deemed withdrawal of opposition to the motion or may result in 2 sanctions. Finally, Local Rule 110 provides that failure to comply with the Local Rules “may be 3 grounds for imposition of any and all sanctions authorized by statute or Rule or within the 4 inherent power of the Court.” 5 Good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 6 1. Hearing on both motions for a more definite statement (ECF Nos. 7 and 8) is 7 CONTINUED to November 29, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in Courtroom No. 26; 8 9 2. The motion to dismiss (ECF No. 15) will remains set for hearing on November 29, 2017, at 10 a.m. in Courtroom No. 26; 10 3. Plaintiff shall file an opposition – or a Statement of Non-Opposition – to each 11 pending motion (ECF Nos. 7, 8, and 15), no later than November 15, 2017. 12 Failure to file an opposition or to appear at the hearing will be deemed as a 13 statement of non-opposition and may result in a recommendation that this action 14 be dismissed pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41(b). 15 16 DATED: October 26, 2017 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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