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.

Washington's Birthday

On Monday, February 20, 2023, the United States District Court and the Probation and Pretrial Services Office, in the Western, Eastern, and Southern Divisions, will be closed in recognition of Washington’s Birthday.  Normal service will resume on...

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Karen Stevenson

Notice is hereby given that a panel of citizens has been established to submit a recommendation to the Court regarding the matter of the reappointment of Karen Stevenson to an additional eight (8) year term.  Chief Magistrate Judge Stevenson’s term...

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Karen Scott

Notice is hereby given that a panel of citizens has been established to submit a recommendation to the Court regarding the matter of the reappointment of Karen Scott to an additional eight (8) year term.  Magistrate Judge Scott’s term expires July...

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

On Monday, January 16, 2023, the United States District Court and the Probation and Pretrial Services Office, in the Western, Eastern, and Southern Divisions, will be closed in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.   Normal service...

Magistrate Judge Karen L. Stevenson Appointed Chief Magistrate Judge for the Central District of California

The United States District Court for the Central District of California announces the appointment of Magistrate Judge Karen L. Stevenson as chief magistrate judge, which became effective January 1, 2023.  She succeeds Magistrate Judge Paul L. Abrams...

Holiday Schedule

On Monday, December 26, 2022, the United States District Court, Central District of California, will be closed in observance of the Christmas holiday. Regular service will resume on Tuesday, December 27, 2022. *********************************

Thanksgiving Day

On Thursday, November 24, 2022 and Friday, November 25, 2022, the United States District Court and Probation and Pretrial Services Office, in the Western, Eastern, and Southern Divisions, will be closed in recognition of the Thanksgiving Day...

New and Amended Local Rules Effective December 1, 2022

The new and amended local rules listed below will become effective December 1, 2022. A redlined version of these rules, as well as a complete copy of the Local Civil Rules that will be effective December 1, 2022, are available on the Court’s website...

Veterans Day

On Friday, November 11, 2022, the United States District Court and the Probation and Pretrial Services Office, in the Western, Eastern, and Southern Divisions, will be closed in recognition of Veterans Day. Normal service will resume on Monday,...

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Gail Standish

Notice is hereby given that a panel of citizens has been established to submit a recommendation to the Court regarding the matter of the reappointment of Gail Standish to an additional eight (8) year term.  Magistrate Judge Standish’s term expires...

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Alicia Rosenberg

Notice is hereby given that a panel of citizens has been established to submit a recommendation to the Court regarding the matter of the reappointment of Alicia Rosenberg to an additional eight (8) year term.  Magistrate Judge Rosenberg’s term...

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Rozella Oliver

Notice is hereby given that a panel of citizens has been established to submit a recommendation to the Court regarding the matter of the reappointment of Rozella Oliver to an additional eight (8) year term.  Magistrate Judge Oliver’s term expires...

Request for Quotation (SF-2022-RT-040)

RFQ Number: SF-2022-RT-040 Request Date: 09/07/2022   Special Notes: This is a request for Open Market Pricing.

Changes to Local Rules Proposed to Become Effective December 1, 2022

The Court has preliminarily approved amendments to the local rules listed below.  The proposed effective date is December 1, 2022.  A redline of the proposed changes accompanies the electronic version of this notice and can also be found on the...

Labor Day

On Monday, September 5, 2022, the United States District Court and the Probation and Pretrial Services Office, in the Western, Eastern, and Southern Divisions, will be closed in recognition of Labor Day. Normal service will resume on Tuesday,...

Mask-Wearing Requirements

Pursuant to General Order 21-08, individuals seeking entry to, or occupying, the United States Courthouses, including while in the courtroom for in-court proceedings, and Probation and Pretrial Services Offices in the Central District of California...

Mask-Wearing Requirements

Pursuant to General Order 21-08, individuals seeking entry to, or occupying, the United States Courthouses, including while in the courtroom for in-court proceedings, and Probation and Pretrial Services Offices in the Central District of California...

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