Search

Attributes

This case was last updated from Los Angeles County Superior Courts on 02/29/2020 at 00:46:14 (UTC).

ALBERTO VARGAS ET AL VS CITY OF LONG BEACH

Case Summary

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.

Case Details Parties Documents Dockets

 

Case Details

  • Case Number:

    ****5610

  • Filing Date:

    09/13/2017

  • Case Status:

    Pending - Other Pending

  • Case Type:

    Labor - Other Labor

  • Court:

    Los Angeles County Superior Courts

  • Courthouse:

    Stanley Mosk Courthouse

  • County, State:

    Los Angeles, California

Judge Details

Presiding Judges

RICHARD FRUIN

RAFAEL A. ONGKEKO

 

Party Details

Plaintiffs and Petitioners

VARGAS ALBERTO

ORDUNO PABLO

Defendants and Respondents

LONG BEACH CITY OF

DOES 1 TO 50

CITY OF LONG BEACH

Other

TROCK YAEL ESQ.

Interested Parties and Not Classified By Court

NAGY CHRISTIAN E. FOY

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Attorney/Law Firm Details

Plaintiff and Petitioner Attorneys

SMITH GREGORY W. ESQ.

TROCK YAEL ESQ.

TROCK YAEL

SMITH GREGORY W.

Defendant and Respondent Attorneys

SILCOX VICTORIA A.

SHAEFFER GEORGE BILL

JENKINS HALEH R.

SHAEFFER JR. GEORGE W. "BILL"

SHAEFFER GEORGE W.BILL JR.

WEBB EMILY

Not Classified By Court Attorney

NAGY CHRISTIAN E

 

Court Documents

Order Appointing Court Approved Reporter as Official Reporter Pro Tempore

8/14/2019: Order Appointing Court Approved Reporter as Official Reporter Pro Tempore

Jury Instructions

8/15/2019: Jury Instructions

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 PLAINTIFF'S MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES IN OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANT'S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND SUMMARY ADJUDICATION

Opposition - OPPOSITION PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANT'S SEPARATE STATEMENT OF UNDISPUTED MATERIAL FACTS

5/28/2019: Opposition - OPPOSITION PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANT'S SEPARATE STATEMENT OF UNDISPUTED MATERIAL FACTS

Motion in Limine - MOTION IN LIMINE PLAINTIFFS' NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION IN LIMINE #1

6/25/2019: Motion in Limine - MOTION IN LIMINE PLAINTIFFS' NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION IN LIMINE #1

Stipulation - No Order - STIPULATION - NO ORDER JOINT STIPULATION RE THE COURT'S VIRE DIRE QUESTIONS

8/8/2019: Stipulation - No Order - STIPULATION - NO ORDER JOINT STIPULATION RE THE COURT'S VIRE DIRE QUESTIONS

Opposition - OPPOSITION PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANT'S MOTION IN LIMINE #5 REGARDING ALEXANDER LAWRENCE

8/9/2019: Opposition - OPPOSITION PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANT'S MOTION IN LIMINE #5 REGARDING ALEXANDER LAWRENCE

Jury Instructions

8/12/2019: Jury Instructions

NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT AND OF ORDER FOR PLAINTIFF TO GIVE NOTICE

2/14/2018: NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT AND OF ORDER FOR PLAINTIFF TO GIVE NOTICE

JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE INFORMATION

4/17/2018: JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE INFORMATION

NOTICE OF UNAVAILABILITY OF DEFENDANT?S COUNSEL

7/3/2018: NOTICE OF UNAVAILABILITY OF DEFENDANT?S COUNSEL

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

9/6/2018: 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

PLAINTIFFS' PROOF OF SERVICE OF PLAINTIFFS' NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION FOR DISCOVERY (BRADY) AND PROPOSED ORDER; DECLARATION OF YAEL TROCK

9/24/2018: PLAINTIFFS' PROOF OF SERVICE OF PLAINTIFFS' NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION FOR DISCOVERY (BRADY) AND PROPOSED ORDER; DECLARATION OF YAEL TROCK

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

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

Declaration - DECLARATION OF JEFF BERKENKAMP

3/29/2019: Declaration - DECLARATION OF JEFF BERKENKAMP

Minute Order -

1/9/2018: Minute Order -

DEFENDANT, CITY OF LONG BEACH'S ANSWER TO COMPLAINT

10/23/2017: DEFENDANT, CITY OF LONG BEACH'S ANSWER TO COMPLAINT

COMPLAINT FOR DAMAGES: 1. VIOLATIONS OF THE CALIFORNIA FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT (RETALIATION); ETC

9/13/2017: COMPLAINT FOR DAMAGES: 1. VIOLATIONS OF THE CALIFORNIA FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT (RETALIATION); ETC

140 More Documents Available

 

Docket Entries

  • 03/03/2020
  • Hearing03/03/2020 at 08:30 AM in Department 56 at 111 North Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012; Final Status Conference

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 10/29/2019
  • Docketat 09:30 AM in Department 56; Jury Trial - Not Held - Vacated by Court

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 10/29/2019
  • Docketat 08:30 AM in Department 56; Final Status Conference - Not Held - Continued - Stipulation

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 10/25/2019
  • DocketOrder ([Proposed] Order Regarding Continuance of Final Status Conference); Filed by City of Long Beach (Defendant)

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 10/22/2019
  • DocketStatus Report; Filed by City of Long Beach (Defendant)

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 08/26/2019
  • Docketat 09:30 AM in Department 56; Jury Trial - Not Held - Advanced and Continued - by Court

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 08/21/2019
  • Docketat 08:30 AM in Department 56; Final Status Conference - Held - Continued

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 08/21/2019
  • DocketOrder Appointing Court Approved Reporter as Official Reporter Pro Tempore; Filed by Clerk

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 08/21/2019
  • DocketMinute Order ( (Final Status Conference)); Filed by Clerk

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 08/15/2019
  • DocketJury Instructions; Filed by Alberto Vargas (Plaintiff); Pablo Orduno (Plaintiff)

    Read MoreRead Less
216 More Docket Entries
  • 10/17/2017
  • DocketAssociation of Attorney; Filed by Alberto Vargas (Plaintiff); Pablo Orduno (Plaintiff)

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 10/17/2017
  • DocketProof of Service (not Summons and Complaint); Filed by Alberto Vargas (Plaintiff); Pablo Orduno (Plaintiff)

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 09/19/2017
  • Docketat 00:00 AM in Department 15; Unknown Event Type - Held - Motion Granted

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 09/19/2017
  • DocketMinute Order

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 09/19/2017
  • DocketMinute order entered: 2017-09-19 00:00:00; Filed by Clerk

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 09/14/2017
  • DocketDECLARATION UNDER C.C.P. SECTION 170.6 (PEREMPTORY CHALLENGE)

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 09/14/2017
  • DocketDeclaration; Filed by Plaintiff/Petitioner

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 09/13/2017
  • DocketComplaint; Filed by Alberto Vargas (Plaintiff); Pablo Orduno (Plaintiff)

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 09/13/2017
  • DocketCOMPLAINT FOR DAMAGES: 1. VIOLATIONS OF THE CALIFORNIA FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT (RETALIATION); ETC

    Read MoreRead Less
  • 09/13/2017
  • DocketSUMMONS

    Read MoreRead Less

Tentative Rulings

Case Number: BC675610    Hearing Date: March 10, 2021    Dept: 56

SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA

FOR THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES - CENTRAL DISTRICT

ALBERTO VARGAS, et al.,

Plaintiffs,

vs.

CITY OF LONG BEACH, et al.,

Defendants.

CASE NO.: BC675610

[TENTATIVE] ORDER RE: MOTIONS IN LIMINE

Date: March 10, 2021

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Dept. 56

The Court has considered the moving, opposition and reply papers.

BACKGROUND

This is an action in which Plaintiffs allege they were terminated as Long Beach Police Department officers 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 10th day of March, 2021

Hon. Holly J. Fujie

Judge of the Superior Court

Case Number: BC675610    Hearing Date: February 03, 2021    Dept: 56

SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA

FOR THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES - CENTRAL DISTRICT

ALBERTO VARGAS, et al.,

Plaintiffs,

vs.

CITY OF LONG BEACH, et al.,

Defendants.

CASE NO.: BC675610

[TENTATIVE] ORDER RE: MOTIONS IN LIMINE

Date: February 3, 2021

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Dept. 56

The Court has considered the moving, opposition and reply papers.

BACKGROUND

This is an action in which Plaintiffs allege they were terminated as Long Beach Police Department officers 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 3rd day of February, 2021

Hon. Holly J. Fujie

Judge of the Superior Court

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.,

Plaintiffs,

vs.

CITY OF LONG BEACH, et al.,

Defendants.

CASE NO.: BC675610

[TENTATIVE] ORDER RE: MOTIONS IN LIMINE

Date: January 13, 2021

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Dept. 56

The Court has considered the moving, opposition and reply papers.

BACKGROUND

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

related-case-search

Dig Deeper

Get Deeper Insights on Court Cases


Latest cases where LONG BEACH CITY OF is a litigant

Latest cases where CITY OF LONG BEACH is a litigant