On April 8, 2011, this action was reassigned to the undersigned based on the consent of the parties, and all hearing dates then set before the district judge were vacated. See Dckt. No. 18; see also E.D. Cal. L.R. 305; 28 U.S.C. § 636(c). Because this case has not yet been scheduled pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 16(b), a status (pretrial scheduling) conference will be set before the undersigned. Additionally, defendants' motion to dismiss, Dckt. No. 14, has been reset for hearing before the undersigned. See Dckt. No. 21.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Defendants' motion to dismiss, Dckt. No. 14, is rescheduled for hearing before the undersigned on May 18, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in Courtroom No. 24.
2. A status (pretrial scheduling) conference is set for July 27, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. in Courtroom No. 24 before the undersigned.
3. Not later than fourteen (14) days prior to the status conference, the parties shall file status reports*fn1 briefly describing the case and addressing the following:
a. Progress in service of process;
b. Possible joinder of additional parties;
c. Expected or desired amendment of pleadings;
d. Jurisdiction and venue;
e. Anticipated motions and their scheduling;
f. The report required by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26 outlining the proposed discovery plan and its scheduling, including disclosure of expert witnesses;
g. Cut-off dates for discovery and law and motion, and dates for pretrial conference and trial;
h. Special procedures, ...