Barger v. Director of OPS of CDCR

Filing 3

ORDER OF TRANSFER - This action is transferred to the Eastern District of California. Signed by Judge William H. Orrick on 03/22/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service) (jmdS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/22/2017)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 9 SONNY BARGER, II, aka GARY FRANCIS FISHER, aka GARY DALE BARGER, Plaintiff, Case No. 17-cv-00905-WHO (PR) ORDER OF TRANSFER 10 v. United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 DIRECTOR OF OPS OF CDCR, et al., Defendants. 13 14 Plaintiff Sonny Barger’s allegations in this federal civil rights action are based on 15 events that occurred in Kern and Kings Counties, both of which lie in the Eastern District 16 of California. (There are claims related to events in Ventura County, which lies in the 17 Central District. Whether such claims remain part of this action is a discretionary decision 18 for the receiving court.) Accordingly, this action is TRANSFERRED to the Eastern 19 District of California wherein venue properly lies because a substantial part of the events 20 or omissions giving rise to the claims occurred, and the majority of the named defendants 21 reside, in the Eastern District. See 28 U.S.C. §§ 84(b), 1391(b), and 1406(a). The Clerk 22 shall transfer this action forthwith. 23 IT IS SO ORDERED. 24 Dated: March 22, 2017 25 26 27 28 _________________________ WILLIAM H. ORRICK United States District Judge

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