Plaintiff, proceeding pro se, commenced this action on December 27, 2011, by filing a complaint and paying the required filing fee. The case has been referred to the undersigned pursuant to Local Rule 302(c)(21).
A Status (Pretrial Scheduling) conference is set for hearing on May 4, 2012. However, on April 27, 2012, counsel for defendant Gogineni filed a timely status report stating that defendant Gogineni intends to file a motion to dismiss no later than May 3, 2012, for hearing before the undersigned no later than June 15, 2012.*fn1 (Doc. No. 6.)
Good cause appearing, IT IS ORDERED that:
1. The Status (Pretrial Scheduling) Conference set for Friday, May 4, 2012, is continued to Friday, July 6, 2012, 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 upon each defendant one copy of this order; within five (5) days after serving the required copies on the defendants, plaintiff shall file a certificate of service indicating the date and manner of service of the copies on each 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. A land line telephone number must be provided;
4. Plaintiff shall file and serve a status report on or before June 22, 2012, and defendants shall file and serve status reports on or before June 29, 2012. 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 ...