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.

Request for Proposals for Armed Courier Services

RFP NUMBER: USDC16_FISCALCOURIER RFP Posted: June 11, 2015 Questions Due: June 26, 2015 by 2:00 p.m. local time Proposals Due:

Independence Day

On Friday, July 3, 2015, 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 Monday, July 6, 2015...

Order of the Chief Judge re Appointment of Kiry K Gray as Acting Clerk of Court

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA   IN RE: APPOINTMENT OF KIRY K. GRAY AS ACTING CLERK OF COURT ORDER OF THE CHIEF JUDGE​ 15-017

Order of the Chief Judge re Temporary Assignment of Clerk of Court Duties

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA   IN RE: TEMPORARY ASSIGNMENT OF CLERK OF COURT DUTIES TO KIRY K. GRAY ORDER OF THE CHIEF JUDGE​ 15-016

Passing of the Honorable Mariana R. Pfaelzer

Passing of the Honorable Mariana R. Pfaelzer Senior United States District Judge Central District of California Chief Judge George H. King announced the passing of Senior District Judge Mariana R. Pfaelzer on May 14, 2015.  Judge Pfaelzer was 89...

Memorial Day Holiday

On Monday, May 25, 2015, 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 26, 2015...

Amended Local Rules Effective June 1, 2015

  Amended Local Rules Effective June 1, 2015 The amended Local Civil Rules listed below will become effective June 1, 2015. Redlined versions of these rules, as well as a complete copy of the Local Civil Rules that will be effective June 1, 2015,...

Rozella Oliver 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 Rozella Oliver as United States Magistrate Judge.  Judge Oliver, who was sworn in on May 1, 2015, will sit in Los Angeles in the Court’s Western...

Gail J. Standish 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 Gail J. Standish as United States Magistrate Judge. Judge Standish, who was sworn in on April 13, 2015, will sit in Los Angeles in the Court’s...

Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representative Applications

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.   Interested persons should complete the...

Recruitment Notice for CJA Trial Attorney Panel

The Criminal Justice Act Trial Attorney Panel

Changes to Local Rules Proposed to Become Effective June 1, 2015

Changes to Local Rules Proposed to Become Effective June 1, 2015 The Court has preliminarily approved amendments to the Local Civil Rules listed below. Their proposed effective date is June 1, 2015. A redline of the proposed changes accompanies the...

Presidents' Day Holiday

On Monday, February 16, 2015, 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 17, 2015. Have a pleasant and safe holiday....

Open Market Request for Multiple Blanket Purchase Agreement

Posted: January 26, 2015 Closing Date: February 13, 2015 BPA Number:  USDC15_MOVINGSER The United States District Court, Central District of California is seeking vendors to accept the solicitation terms and conditions for moving and minor...

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

On Monday, January 19, 2015, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.  Normal service will resume on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.  Have a pleasant...

Amended Notice from the Clerk Re Administrative Holiday

President Obama has issued an Executive Order declaring Friday December 26, 2014 an Administrative Holiday.  The Clerk’s Office in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside will be open on a limited basis only.  Court staff will be available from 10:00 a...

Administrative Holiday, December 26, 2014

President Obama has issued an Executive Order declaring Friday December 26, 2014 an Administrative Holiday.  The Clerk’s Office, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be open on a limited basis only.  Court staff will be available from 10:00...

December Holidays

On Wednesday, December 24, 2014, the Clerk’s Office, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be open on a limited basis only.  Court staff will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to accept filing for emergency matters only in the Intake...

Criminal Duty Calendar (Administrative Days - November 28, December 24 and December 31, 2014

Criminal Duty (Bench and Document Duty) will be in Los Angeles Only The cut-off time to place a defendant on the criminal duty calendar on Friday, November 28, 2014, Wednesday, December 24, 2014 and Wednesday, December 31, 2014, will be 11:00 a.m. ...

Change to the Miscellaneous Fee Schedule Effective December 1, 2014

Effective December 1, 2014, the Schedule of Fees for services provided by the Court will be amended to include the $25 processing fee that has long been assessed for each violation notice processed through the Central Violations Bureau.  Though...

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