ORDER SETTING STATUS (PRETRIAL SCHEDULING) CONFERENCE
On April 4, 2011, plaintiff, proceeding pro se, filed the above-captioned civil rights complaint and paid the required filing fee. The Clerk of the Court issued a summons as to four defendants. The action has been assigned to the undersigned for all purposes encompassed by Local Rule 302(c)(21).
Good cause appearing, IT IS ORDERED that:
1. A Status (Pretrial Scheduling) Conference is set for Friday, August 5, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. at the United States District Court, 501 I Street, Sacramento, California, in Courtroom No. 27 before the undersigned;
2. Within fourteen (14) days after this order is served, plaintiff shall serve a copy of the order on each defendant. Within five (5) days after serving a copy of this order on a defendant, plaintiff shall file with this court a certificate of service indicating the date and manner of service of the order on that defendant;
3. Any party may appear at the Status (Pretrial Scheduling) Conference telephonically if the party pre-arranges such appearance by contacting Pete Buzo, the courtroom deputy of the undersigned magistrate judge, at (916) 930-4128 at least 48 hours before the Status (Pretrial Scheduling) Conference;
4. Plaintiff shall file and serve a status report on or before July 22, 2011, and defendants shall file and serve status reports on or before July 29, 2011. Each party's status report shall address all of the following matters:
a. Progress of service of process;
b. Possible joinder of additional parties;
c. Possible amendment of the pleadings;
d. Jurisdiction and venue;
e. Anticipated motions and the scheduling thereof;
f. Anticipated discovery and the scheduling thereof, including disclosure of expert witnesses;
g. Future proceedings, including the setting of appropriate cut-off dates for discovery and for law and motion, and the scheduling of a final pretrial conference and trial;
h. Modification of standard pretrial procedures specified by the rules due to the relative simplicity ...