Vaca v. Bower et al

Filing 4

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE TO THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA. Signed by Judge Nathanael Cousins on 8/25/2014. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(lmh, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/25/2014)

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1 2 3 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 4 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 5 6 7 MARCOS VACA, No. C 14-3762 NC (PR) Plaintiff, ORDER OF TRANSFER 8 v. 9 WARDEN BOWER, et al., United States District Court For the Northern District of California 10 Defendants. 11 / 12 13 Plaintiff has filed a pro se civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 14 complaining of events at the Central Valley Modified Community Correctional Facility 15 (“CVMCCF”). CVMCCF is located in Kern County, within the venue of the Eastern District 16 of California. See 28 U.S.C. § 84(c). No defendant is alleged to reside in, and none of the 17 events or omissions giving rise to the complaint occurred in, the Northern District. Venue 18 therefore is proper in the Eastern District, and not in this one. See 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b). 19 Accordingly, in the interest of justice and pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a), this action 20 is TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. 21 The Clerk of the Court is directed to transfer the case forthwith. In view of the transfer, the 22 Court will not rule upon plaintiff’s request for leave to proceed in forma pauperis. 23 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. 25 DATED: 26 27 28 August 25, 2014 NATHANAEL M. COUSINS United States Magistrate Judge

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