ORDER SETTING STATUS (PRETRIAL SCHEDULING) CONFERENCE
Plaintiff, proceeding pro se, commenced this civil rights action on May 9, 2011, by filing a complaint and paying the required filing fee. The Clerk has issued a summons as to eight defendants. The case has been referred 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, September 9, 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 plaintiff is served with this order, plaintiff shall serve a copy of this order upon each defendant; within five (5) days after serving a copy of this order on a defendant, plaintiff shall file a certificate of service indicating the date and manner of service of this order on the defendant on the defendant who was served;
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 August 26, 2011, and defendants shall file and serve their status report or reports on or before September 2, 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 ...