On 09/13/2017 ALBERTO VARGAS filed a Labor - Other Labor lawsuit against CITY OF LONG BEACH. This case was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Courts, Stanley Mosk Courthouse located in Los Angeles, California. The Judges overseeing this case are RICHARD FRUIN and RAFAEL A. ONGKEKO. The case status is Pending - Other Pending.
Pending - Other Pending
Los Angeles County Superior Courts
Stanley Mosk Courthouse
Los Angeles, California
RAFAEL A. ONGKEKO
LONG BEACH CITY OF
DOES 1 TO 50
CITY OF LONG BEACH
TROCK YAEL ESQ.
NAGY CHRISTIAN E. FOY
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
SMITH GREGORY W. ESQ.
TROCK YAEL ESQ.
SMITH GREGORY W.
SILCOX VICTORIA A.
SHAEFFER GEORGE BILL
JENKINS HALEH R.
SHAEFFER JR. GEORGE W. "BILL"
SHAEFFER GEORGE W.BILL JR.
NAGY CHRISTIAN E
8/14/2019: Order Appointing Court Approved Reporter as Official Reporter Pro Tempore
8/15/2019: Jury Instructions
5/28/2019: Opposition - OPPOSITION PLAINTIFF'S MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES IN OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANT'S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND SUMMARY ADJUDICATION
5/28/2019: Opposition - OPPOSITION PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANT'S SEPARATE STATEMENT OF UNDISPUTED MATERIAL FACTS
6/25/2019: Motion in Limine - MOTION IN LIMINE PLAINTIFFS' NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION IN LIMINE #1
8/8/2019: Stipulation - No Order - STIPULATION - NO ORDER JOINT STIPULATION RE THE COURT'S VIRE DIRE QUESTIONS
8/9/2019: Opposition - OPPOSITION PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANT'S MOTION IN LIMINE #5 REGARDING ALEXANDER LAWRENCE
8/12/2019: Jury Instructions
2/14/2018: NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT AND OF ORDER FOR PLAINTIFF TO GIVE NOTICE
4/17/2018: JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE INFORMATION
7/3/2018: NOTICE OF UNAVAILABILITY OF DEFENDANT?S COUNSEL
9/6/2018: NOTICE OF RULING ON UNOPPOSED EX PARTE APPLICATION TO CONTINUE DEFENDANT CITY OF LONG BEACH'S MOTION TO COMPEL THE DEPOSITION OF ROBERT LUNA FROM SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 TO OCTOBER 11, 2018
9/24/2018: PLAINTIFFS' PROOF OF SERVICE OF PLAINTIFFS' NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION FOR DISCOVERY (BRADY) AND PROPOSED ORDER; DECLARATION OF YAEL TROCK
9/27/2018: DECLARATION OF COMMANDER LLOYD COX IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANT CITY OF LONG BEACH'S OPPOSITION TO MOTION TO COMPEL THE DEPOSITION OF CITY CHIEF OF POLICE ROBERT LUNA
3/29/2019: Declaration - DECLARATION OF JEFF BERKENKAMP
1/9/2018: Minute Order -
10/23/2017: DEFENDANT, CITY OF LONG BEACH'S ANSWER TO COMPLAINT
9/13/2017: COMPLAINT FOR DAMAGES: 1. VIOLATIONS OF THE CALIFORNIA FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT (RETALIATION); ETC
Hearing03/03/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 56 at 111 North Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012; Final Status ConferenceRead MoreRead Less
Docketat 09:30 AM in Department 56; Jury Trial - Not Held - Vacated by CourtRead MoreRead Less
Docketat 08:30 AM in Department 56; Final Status Conference - Not Held - Continued - StipulationRead MoreRead Less
DocketOrder ([Proposed] Order Regarding Continuance of Final Status Conference); Filed by City of Long Beach (Defendant)Read MoreRead Less
DocketStatus Report; Filed by City of Long Beach (Defendant)Read MoreRead Less
Docketat 09:30 AM in Department 56; Jury Trial - Not Held - Advanced and Continued - by CourtRead MoreRead Less
Docketat 08:30 AM in Department 56; Final Status Conference - Held - ContinuedRead MoreRead Less
DocketOrder Appointing Court Approved Reporter as Official Reporter Pro Tempore; Filed by ClerkRead MoreRead Less
DocketMinute Order ( (Final Status Conference)); Filed by ClerkRead MoreRead Less
DocketJury Instructions; Filed by Alberto Vargas (Plaintiff); Pablo Orduno (Plaintiff)Read MoreRead Less
DocketAssociation of Attorney; Filed by Alberto Vargas (Plaintiff); Pablo Orduno (Plaintiff)Read MoreRead Less
DocketProof of Service (not Summons and Complaint); Filed by Alberto Vargas (Plaintiff); Pablo Orduno (Plaintiff)Read MoreRead Less
Docketat 00:00 AM in Department 15; Unknown Event Type - Held - Motion GrantedRead MoreRead Less
DocketMinute OrderRead MoreRead Less
DocketMinute order entered: 2017-09-19 00:00:00; Filed by ClerkRead MoreRead Less
DocketDECLARATION UNDER C.C.P. SECTION 170.6 (PEREMPTORY CHALLENGE)Read MoreRead Less
DocketDeclaration; Filed by Plaintiff/PetitionerRead MoreRead Less
DocketComplaint; Filed by Alberto Vargas (Plaintiff); Pablo Orduno (Plaintiff)Read MoreRead Less
DocketCOMPLAINT FOR DAMAGES: 1. VIOLATIONS OF THE CALIFORNIA FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT (RETALIATION); ETCRead MoreRead Less
DocketSUMMONSRead MoreRead Less
Case Number: BC675610 Hearing Date: January 13, 2021 Dept: 56
SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
FOR THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES - CENTRAL DISTRICT
ALBERTO VARGAS, et al.,
CITY OF LONG BEACH, et al.,
CASE NO.: BC675610
[TENTATIVE] ORDER RE: MOTIONS IN LIMINE
Date: January 13, 2021
Time: 9:30 a.m.
The Court has considered the moving, opposition and reply papers.
This is an action in which Plaintiffs allege they were terminated as Long Beach Police Department (“LBPD”) officers on May 23, 2017 because they filed lawsuits and engaged in protected activities as witnesses for one another against Defendant. Plaintiffs filed a complaint against Defendant alleging causes of action for: (1) violations of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (Retaliation) and (2) whistleblower retaliation pursuant to California Labor Code, Section 1102.5.
PLAINTIFFS’ MOTIONS IN LIMINE
Motion No. 1: Grant
Motion No. 2: Grant
Motion No. 3: Grant
Motion No. 4: Grant, conditioned upon the Court’s review prior to trial of the proposed redacted version of the order which Defendant proposes to introduce into evidence.
Motion No. 5: Grant, conditioned upon Plaintiffs’ being allowed to depose Mr. Zengler prior to trial.
DEFENDANT’S MOTIONS IN LIMINE
Motion Nos. 1 and 2 – Previously ruled upon; Plaintiff filed writ petitions which were denied
Motion No. 3: Grant
Motion No. 4: Grant
Motion No. 5: Deny
Motion No. 6: Grant
Motion No. 7: Grant
Each Moving Party is ordered to give notice of the rulings on their respective Motions.
In consideration of the current COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Court strongly encourages that appearances on all proceedings, including this one, be made by LACourtConnect if the parties do not submit on the tentative. If you instead intend to make an appearance in person at Court on this matter, you must send an email by 2 p.m. on the last Court day before the scheduled date of the hearing to SMC_DEPT56@lacourt.org
Parties who intend to submit on this tentative must send an email to the Court at SMC_DEPT56@lacourt.org as directed by the instructions provided on the court website at www.lacourt.org. If the department does not receive an email and there are no appearances at the hearing, the motion will be placed off calendar.
Dated this 13th day of January, 2021
Hon. Holly J. Fujie
Judge of the Superior Court
Get Deeper Insights on Court Cases