News Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Thanksgiving Day Holiday

On Thursday, November 24, 2016, the United States District Court, Central District of California, will be closed in recognition of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.  On Friday, November 25, 2016, the Court will not be open, except for emergency matters...

Changes to the District Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1914(b), the Judicial Conference of the United States approved several changes to the district court miscellaneous fee schedule, effective December 1, 2016.  The amended Schedule of Fees will be available on the Court’s...

Amended Local Rules Effective December 1, 2016

Amended Local Rules Effective December 1, 2016 The amended Local Civil Rules and Local Criminal Rules listed below will become effective December 1, 2016. Redlined versions of these rules, as well as complete copies of the Local Civil Rules and...

Veterans Day Holiday

On Friday, November 11, 2016, the United States District Court, Central District of California, will be closed in recognition of Veterans Day.  Normal service will resume on Monday, November 14, 2016.   Kiry K. Gray Clerk of Court

Opening of New 1st Street Courthouse

Effective Monday, November 7, 2016, the new federal courthouse located at 350 West 1st Street, Los Angeles, California, will be open for business.  Please refer to the court’s website at http://www.cacd.uscourts.gov/judges-schedules-procedures for...

Columbus Day Holiday

On Monday, October 10, 2016, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Columbus Day. Normal service will resume on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. Have a pleasant and safe holiday. Kiry...

Open Market Request for Multiple Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA)

BPA NUMBER: USDC17_MOVINGSER BPA Posted: September 20, 2016 Proposals Due: September 23, 2016 by 2:00 p.m. PDT

Two-Hour Closure of Intake, Records and Fiscal Sections on Wednesday, September 28, 2016

On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, the Intake, Records and Fiscal Sections of the Central District of California will be closed from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  For emergency filing matters only during this closure, please contact the Intake Section...

Changes to Local Rules Proposed to Become Effective December 1, 2016

The Court has preliminarily approved amendments to the local rules listed below. Their proposed effective date is December 1, 2016. A redline of the proposed changes accompanies the electronic version of this notice and may also be found on the...

Labor Day Holiday

On Monday, September 5, 2016, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Labor Day.  Normal service will resume on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

Attorney Certificates

Attorneys may now request duplicate admission certificates, certificates re: search for grievances, and verification of admission electronically using the Court’s Case Management/Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) System.  The required fees must be...

Judge Virginia A. Phillips Succeeds Judge George H. King as Chief Judge

Effective July 1, 2016, the Honorable George H. King, having served as Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California since September 14, 2012, has ended his tenure as Chief Judge and again takes up service as...

Seeking Applications: Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives

The United States District Court, Central District of California, is seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in serving as Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives.

Independence Day Holiday

On Monday, July 4, 2016, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Independence Day.  Normal service will resume on Tuesday, July 5, 2016...

Expanded Public Hours

The United States District Court, Central District of California, is expanding the public hours of the Clerk’s Office.   Effective July 1, 2016, the Clerk’s Office in the Court’s Los Angeles, Santa Ana, and Riverside courthouses will be open from 9:...

Seeking Applications: Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives

The United States District Court, Central District of California, is seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in serving as Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives.

Memorial Day Holiday

On Monday, May 30, 2016, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Memorial Day.  Normal service will resume on Tuesday, May 31, 2016...

Steve Kim Appointed As United States Magistrate Judge

STEVE KIM APPOINTED AS UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA The United States District Court for the Central District of California announces the appointment of Steve Kim as a United States Magistrate Judge. Judge...

Open Market Request for Multiple Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA)

BPA NUMBER: USDC16_MOVINGSER BPA Posted: March 08, 2016 Proposals Due: March 21, 2016 by 2:00 p.m. PDT

Presidents' Day Holiday

On Monday, February 15, 2016, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Presidents’ Day.  Normal service will resume on Tuesday, February 16, 2016...

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