Premium Produce LLC vs Kettner & Grape Inc

TENTATIVE RULING: Plaintiff/Cross-Defendant PREMIUM PRODUCE LLC and Cross-Defendants PRISCILLA VILCHIS and ELITE MANAGEMENT ADVANTAGE, INC.'s ("Moving Parties") Motion to Stay Proceedings Due to Failure of STONE ASH, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company, to Qualify to Transaction Business in California is GRANTED.

On March 7, 2018, Stone Ash Delaware merged into Kettner Investments, LLC. (RJN Ex. 6). On May 7, 2018, Kettner Investments, LLC, was registered in the State of California as "Kettner Company, LLC." (RJN Ex. 7.) Under CCP section 368.5,

[a]n action or proceeding does not abate by the transfer of an interest in the action or proceeding or by any other transfer of an interest. The action or proceeding may be continued in the name of the original party, or the court may allow the person to whom the transfer is made to be substituted in the action or proceeding.

(Code Civ. Proc., § 368.5.) This action may continue in the name o........