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.

Two-Hour Closure of Intake, Records and Fiscal on September 4, 2013

On Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 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 Intake Section staff as...

UPDATE to Notice From The Clerk Re Immediate Need to Change Internet Service Provider Address

A Notice from the Clerk was issued on August 14, 2013 advising you to add new IP addresses to your e-mail white lists to ensure that you continue to receive your Notices of Electronic Filing (NEFs).  There is an indication that many Internet Service...

Changes to the Local Rules Proposed to Become Effective December 1, 2013

The Court has preliminarily approved the amended Local Civil Rules, Local Criminal Rules, and Local Rules Governing Bankruptcy Appeals, Cases, and Proceedings that accompany this notice. The proposed effective date for these amended rules is...

Immediate Need to Change Internet Service Provider Address

The Administrative Office of the U. S. Courts moved the location of its CM/ECF Data Center. This move has necessitated a change in the gateway Internet Provider (IP) addresses.  To ensure that you continue to receive your Notices of Electronic...

Pilot Project for the Electronic Submission and Filing of Under Seal Documents

Beginning July 8, 2013, a pilot project will go into effect for the electronic submission and filing of under seal documents. This pilot project will be limited solely to cases before participating judges of the United States District Court, Central...

Cancellation of Remaining Reduced Service Days

Due to the successful implementation of extreme conservation efforts in expenditures, the United States District Court, Central District of California, has cancelled the remaining Reduced Service Days on which staff would have been furloughed and...

Independence Day Holiday

On Thursday, July 4, 2013, 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 Friday, July 5, 2013. ***************************** Have a...

In re: Toyota Motor Corp. Unintended Acceleration MDL

In re: Toyota Motor Corp. Unintended Acceleration MDL

Amended Notice re Reduced Service Days

In order to adjust to the sequester cuts in the Court’s budget, the United States District Court, Central District of California, will furlough staff and reduce Court services on specific Fridays between April 26 through the end of August 2013 in...

Public Notice of Intent to Consider Reappointment:

Public Notice Of Intent To Consider The Reappointment of The Following United States Magistrate Judges: Jacqueline Chooljian (January 8, 2014) Frederick M. Mumm (April 2, 2014)  

Amended Local Rules Effective June 1, 2013

Amended Local Rules Effective June 1, 2013 The Local Civil and Criminal Rules listed below have been amended, effective June 1, 2013. The amended rules are available on the Court’s website and accompany the electronic version of this notice. Amended...

Memorial Day Holiday

On Monday, May 27, 2013, 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 28, 2013.    *****************************    Have a...

Senate Confirms Superior Court Judge Beverly Reid O'Connell as U.S. District Judge for Central District of California

On April 15, 2013, the United States Senate confirmed President Barack Obama’s nomination of Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Beverly Reid O’Connell to serve as a United States district judge for the United States District Court for the...

Next Reduced Service Day: Friday, August 16

In order to adjust to the sequester cuts in the Court’s budget, the United States District Court, Central District of California, will furlough staff and reduce Court services on specific Fridays between April 26 through the end of August 2013 in...

Request for Proposal for License for On-Site Copying Service Solicitation

Posted: March 12, 2013                  Closing Date: April 16, 2013 RFP Number:  USDC13_CCLA_LA The United States District Court, Central District of California, is seeking Open Market proposals from vendors interested in providing photocopying...

District Judge Virginia A. Phillips Swears In Congressman Mark Takano at In-District Ceremony

On February 20, District Judge Virginia A. Phillips swore in Congressman Mark Takano and his staff at a ceremony held at the Cesar Chavez Community Center in Riverside.  Although Congressman Takano was officially sworn in as a member of the 113th...

District Court Helps Returning Veterans Re-Enter Civilian Workforce

Transitioning back to civilian life can pose many challenges for our returning veterans.  Suddenly faced with reentering the civilian workforce in a recovering economy, the biggest challenge for many will be to find employment in a very tight job...

How the Bar Can Help the Clerk's Office

Although Congress averted the fiscal cliff by passing the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 on January 1, it left unresolved the "sequestration" spending cuts portion of the problem, both long term and regarding the Fiscal Year 2013 budget.  This...

Changes to the Local Rules Proposed to Become Effective June 1, 2013

     The Court has preliminarily approved the amended Local Civil and Criminal Rules that accompany this notice.  The proposed effective date for these amended rules is June 1, 2013.  The amended rules are posted on the Court’s website, and include...

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