Sierra v. Director of CDCR et al
ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE to Eastern District of California.. Signed by Judge Charles R. Breyer on 5/17/2016. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(beS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/18/2016)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
KENNETH ALAN SIERRA, D00119,
DIRECTOR OF CDCR, et al.,
No. C 16-2032 CRB (PR)
ORDER OF TRANSFER
(ECF Nos. 2 & 6)
Plaintiff, a prisoner at the California Health Care Facility in Stockton (CHCF),
has filed a pro se complaint under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging various violations of his
federal constitutional rights. A substantial part of the events or omissions giving rise to
the claim(s) occurred, and the viable defendants named reside, in the County of San
Joaquin, which lies within the venue of the Eastern District of California. See 28 U.S.C.
§ 84(b). Venue therefore properly lies in the Eastern District. See id. § 1391(b).
Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that, in the interest of justice and pursuant to 28
U.S.C. § 1406(a), this action be TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for
the Eastern District of California.
The clerk shall transfer this matter and terminate all pending motions (see ECF
Nos. 2 & 6) without prejudice to reasserting in the Eastern District.
DATED: May 17, 2016
CHARLES R. BREYER
United States District Judge
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