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.

Open Market Request for Proposal (RFP) Services

RFP NUMBER: USDC16_JURORPARKING RFP Posted: July 30, 2015 Questions Due: August 06, 2015 by 2:00 p.m. local time Proposals Due:

Karen E. Scott 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 Karen E. (Walter) Scott as United States Magistrate Judge.  Judge Scott, who was sworn in on July 28, 2015, will sit in Santa Ana in the Court’s...

Labor Day Holiday

On Monday, September 7, 2015, the United States District Court, Central District of California, will be closed in recognition of Labor Day.  Normal service will resume on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.   Have a pleasant and safe holiday.   Kiry K. Gray...

Alexander F. MacKinnon Appointed as United States Magistrate Judge for the Central District of California

      Press Release Date: July 20, 2015             ALEXANDER F. MACKINNON APPOINTED AS UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA  

Attorneys Required to File New Civil Miscellaneous Cases Electronically, Effective July 20, 2015

Since December 1, 2014, attorneys filing new civil actions in the Central District of California have been required by Local Rule 3-2 to file their case-initiating documents electronically, using the Court’s Case Management/Electronic Case Filing...

Mandatory Online Submission of Applications for Admission to the Bar of the Central District of California

Effective August 1, 2015, applications for attorney admissions in the Central District of California will only be accepted electronically.  The online submission is an easy two-step process.  First, complete Form G-60, Application for Admission to...

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...

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