Net Connection Hayward, LLC v. City of Hayward
Order by Hon. Samuel Conti entering 3 Plaintiff Net Connection Hayward, LLC's Temporary Restraining Order.(sclc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/26/2013)
DOWNEY BRAND LLP
STEPHEN J. MEYER (Bar No. 75326)
TORY E. GRIFFIN (Bar No. 186181)
KELLY L. POPE (Bar No. 235284)
1420 Rocky Ridge Dr., Suite 250
Roseville, CA 95661-2859
Telephone: (916) 773-21 00
Facsimile: (916) 773-4004
Attorneys for Plaintiff
Net Connection Hayward, LLC
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
Net Coilnection Hayward, LLC, a
California limited liability company,
Case No. C13-1212 JSC
PARTE MOTION FOR TEMPORARY
RESTRAINING ORDER AND ORDER TO
SHOW CAUSE RE: PRELIMINARY
City of Hayward,
On March > 26 2013, at- 10 a.m./p.m., the Ex Parte Application for Temporary
Restraining Order and Order to Show Cause Why Preliininary Junction Should Not Issue
(i'Motion''), as filed by Plaintiff NET CONNECTION HAYWARD, LLC ("Plaintiff'), the
request for judicial notice, declarations, and memorandum of points and authorities in support
thereof, were considered by this Court. Attorney Tory E. Griffin appeared on behalf of Plaintiff.
AttorneyVigliaappeared on behalf of Defendant City of Hayward ("Defendant"). Notice of this
Ex Parte Application was properly given pursuant to Local Rule 65-l(b).
Having reviewed the moving papers and heard argument of counsel, and being fully
informed on the matter, the Court finds that Plaintiff is likely to succeed on its claims that
Defendant deprived Plaintiff of due process and violated Plaintiffs right to equal protection, and
that Plaintiff will suffer irreparable harm and loss if Defendant is permitted to continue its efforts
to deprive Plaintiff of its right to operate its business.
Accordingly. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
Defendant, and its agents, employees. successors. attorneys. and all persons in active
concert and participation with it or them, are temporarily restrained fro~n:
Engaging in or perfonning any act to enforce the City's Ordinance No. 13-03.
entitled "An Urgency Measure Adopting an Interim Ordinance Pursuant to Goven~ment
Section 65858 Imposing a Temporary Moratoriunl 011 the Development. Establishment and
Operation of Computer Gaming and Internet Access Businesses Within the City of Hayward
("Ordinance"), against Plaintiff or otherwise utilizing the Ordinance, or any extension thereof
pursuant to California Government Code section 65858, as a basis for any effort to force Plaintiff
to cease and desist its operations.
Attempting to extend any provision of the Ordinance that purports to declare
unlawful Plaintiffs existing operations.
Engaging in or performing any act to enforce the California Bureau of Gambling
Control's Law Enforcement Advisory, Number 11 entitled "Internet Cafes," and dated December
5, 2012 (the "Bulletin"). against Plaintiff.
Engaging in or performing any act that interferes with Net Connection's operation
of its business on the property located at 778 B Street, Hayward, California, including, but not
li~nited attempting to force Net Connection to cease and desist its operations at 778 B Street,
Hayward. California, whether through an action under Penal Code 5 11225 et seq., issuance of
cease and desist orders, seizure of Net Connection's assets, or otherwise, until such time as a
judicial detern~ination to the legality of Net Connection's operations can be made by this
Defendant is ordered to appear before this Court on April 9 ,2013, at 10 o'clock
a.m./p.m., and show why a preliminary injunction should not be granted enjoining Defendant and
its agents, employees, successors, attorneys, and all persons in active concert and participation
with it or them from committing the above-described acts during the pendency of this action.
[I'ROPOSED] OK1)F.R GRANTING TRO AND OSC
Plaintiff shall serve a copy of this order and all supporting pleadings and papers on Defendant by
Mar. 272 0 1 3 . If Defendant intends to submit papers in opposition to the entry of a
. 2013. and Plaintiff
preliminary injunction, it shall file and serve those papers by
shall file and serve any reply to said opposition by
No bond required.
DATED: March 26 201 3
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE
[I'ROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING 'TRO AND OSC
PROOF OF SERVICE
I a 1 a resident of the State of California, over the age of eighteen years, and not a party to
the within action. My business address is Downey Brand LLP, 1420 Rocky Ridge Dr., Suite 250,
Roseville, California, 95661-2859. 011 March 19,2013,I served the within docun~ent(s):
[PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING EX PARTE MOTION
FOR TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER AND ORDER
TO SHOW CAUSE RE: PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION
BY FAX: by transmitting via facsimile the document(s) listed above to the fax
number(s) set forth below on this date before 5:00 p.m.
BY E-MAIL: by transmitting via e-mail or electronic transmission the
document(s) listed above to the person(s) at the e-mail address(es) set forth below.
BY MAIL: by placing the document(s) listed above in a sealed envelope with
postage thereon fully prepaid, in the United States mail at Roseville, California
addressed as set forth below.
BY OVERNIGHT MAIL: by U.S. Express Mail for delivery to the addressee(s)
on the next business day.
BY PERSONAL DELIVERY: by causing personal delivery by
the docurnent(s) listed above to the person(s) at the address(es) set forth below.
Michael S. Lawson
City of Hayward
777 B Street
Hayward, CA 94541-5007
Phone: (510) 583-4450
Facsimile: (510) 583-3660
I am readily familiar with the firm's practice of collection and processing correspondence
for mailing. Under that practice it would be deposited with the U.S. Postal Service on that same
day with postage thereon hlly prepaid in the ordinary course of business. I am aware that on
motion of the party served, service is presumed invalid if postal cancellation date or postage
meter date is more than one day after date of deposit for mailing in affidavit.
I declare that I am employed in the office of a member of the bar of this court at whose
direction the service was made.
Executed on March 19,2013, at Roseville, California.
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