Gregory B. Randall v. Board of Civil Service Commissioners, City of Los Angeles, et al., 19STCP03173

Tentative decision on demurrer: sustained without leave to amend

Respondent Board of Civil Service Commissioners (“Board”) and Real Party-in-Interest City of Los Angeles (collectively, “City”), demur to Petition for writ of mandate filed by Petitioner Gregory B. Randall (“Randall”).

The court has read and considered the moving papers (a non-opposition was filed), and renders the following tentative decision.

A. Statement of the Case

1. Petition

Petitioner Randall commenced this proceeding on July 26, 2019, alleging a cause of action for administrative mandamus. The verified Petition alleges in pertinent part as follows.

Randall was at all relevant times an employee of Real Party City’s Department of Animal Services (“Department”). On August 18, 2017, the Department and the City notifi........