Huerta v. Virga

Filing 9

ORDER OF TRANSFER (Eastern District of California). Signed by Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler on 6/12/2014. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(ls, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/12/2014)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 Northern District of California 9 San Francisco Division 10 GIORGINO G. HUERTA, Plaintiff, For the Northern District of California UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 11 12 No. C 14-2302 LB ORDER OF TRANSFER [Re: ECF No. 1] v. 13 TIM VIRGA, 14 Defendant. _____________________________________/ 15 16 Plaintiff, an inmate at the California Men's Colony in San Luis Obispo, filed this pro se civil 17 action, complaining of events and omissions that occurred at the California State Prison - 18 Sacramento. The prison is located in Sacramento County, within the venue of the Eastern District 19 of California. The named defendant works at that prison and apparently resides within the venue of 20 the Eastern District of California. No defendant is alleged to reside in, and none of the events or 21 omissions giving rise to the complaint occurred in, the Northern District of California. Venue 22 therefore would be proper in the Eastern District, and not in this one. See 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b). 23 Accordingly, in the interest of justice and pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a), this action is 24 TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. The clerk 25 shall transfer this matter. 26 27 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: June 12, 2014 _______________________________ LAUREL BEELER United States Magistrate Judge 28 C 14-2302 LB ORDER

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