ORDER SETTING STATUS (PRETRIAL SCHEDULING) CONFERENCE
On January 11, 2011, plaintiffs Edna Miller and David McGuire, proceeding pro se, filed a civil rights complaint and paid the required filing fee in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. The Clerk of the Court issued a summons as to six named defendants. On February 17, 2011, on its own motion, the Central District Court transferred the case to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. The action was 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, May 20, 2011, at 11:00 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 plaintiffs are served with this order, plaintiffs shall serve a copy of the order on each defendant. Within five (5) days after serving copies of this order on each defendant, plaintiffs shall file with this court a certificate of service indicating the date and manner of service of this order on the 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. Plaintiffs shall file and serve a joint status report on or before May 6, 2011, and each defendant shall file and serve a status report on or before May 13, 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 ...