As reported in the May Viewpoint, a May hearing was scheduled before Judge Michael Kenny to review discovery issues. Since this report, the discovery hearing was continued until Aug. 25 and then cancelled because the parties were able to resolve all outstanding discovery issues.
The Court has now set a briefing schedule with a hearing on the merits scheduled in early October. Petrovich Development Company’s opening brief was due Aug. 28, SCNA’s and the City of Sacramento’s opposition briefs are due Sept. 25, and Petrovich’s reply brief is due by Oct. 9.
The hearing on the merits is currently set for 9 a.m. on Oct. 13 in Department 31 of the Sacramento Superior Court located at 720 Ninth Street. This hearing is open to the public.