Doe v. County of Sonoma et al

Filing 23

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE. Show Cause Response due by 2/9/2017. Signed by Judge James Donato on 1/26/2017. (jdlc1S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/26/2017) (Additional attachment(s) added on 1/27/2017: #1 Certificate/Proof of Service) (lrcS, COURT STAFF).

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 JOHN DOE, Plaintiff, 8 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 Case No.16-cv-05195-JD ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE v. COUNTY OF SONOMA, et al., Defendants. 12 13 At 10:00 am on Thursday, January 26, 2017, the Court held an initial case management 14 conference and motion to dismiss hearing, both of which were noticed for this date. Pro se 15 plaintiff John Doe, who is proceeding under a pseudonym, did not appear. Plaintiff had made no 16 prior request to be excused from the hearing or to reschedule the hearing date. His failure to 17 appear is unexcused and violates the Local Rules and the Court’s standing order for civil cases. 18 19 20 Doe is ordered to show cause why the Court should not dismiss this case for failure to prosecute. His written response is due by February 9, 2017. If Doe intends to pursue this case, he may wish to consult a manual the court has adopted 21 to assist pro se litigants in presenting their case. This manual, and other free information, is 22 available online at: 23 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: January 26, 2017 25 26 27 28 JAMES DONATO United States District Judge

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