The opinion of the court was delivered by: Craig M. Kellison United States Magistrate Judge
Plaintiff, who is proceeding pro se, brings this civil rights action. A status conference is hereby set before the undersigned on May 21, 2009, in Redding, California, at 10:00 a.m.
Good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. All parties shall appear by counsel or in person if acting without counsel. Plaintiffs proceeding pro se must each appear at the status conference and are reminded that they may not make appearances for other plaintiffs proceeding pro se.
2. The parties shall submit to the court and serve by mail on all other parties, no later than seven (7) days before the conference, a status report addressing the following matters:
b. Possible joinder of additional parties;
c. Any expected or desired amendment of the pleadings;
d. Jurisdiction and venue;
e. Anticipated motions and the scheduling thereof;
f. The proposed discovery plan developed pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(f);
g. The potential for settlement and specific recommendations regarding settlement procedures and timing, including whether a settlement conference should be scheduled and if so when, and whether referral to the court's Voluntary Dispute Resolution Program (see Local Rule 16-271) is appropriate in this case;
h. Future proceedings, including setting appropriate cut-off dates for discovery and law and motion and the scheduling of a pretrial conference and trial;
I. Modification of standard pretrial procedures specified by the rules due to the relative simplicity or ...