Hanson Aggregates Pacific Southwest LLC vs. Eugene J Castiglione Trustee of the Eugene J Castiglione Family Trust 02-09-04 [IMAGED[]

This tentative ruling is issued by Judge Jeffrey Barton who will be presiding in Department 65 on July 31, 2020.

Judge Barton discloses that he was a partner in Lewis, D'Amato, Brisbois & Bisgaard almost 20 years ago prior to his appointment to the bench. He has no ongoing professional or social relationship and this disclosure is given out of an abundance of caution.

Plaintiff Hanson Aggregates Pacific Southwest, LLC's request for preliminary injunction is DENIED. (ROA 10.)

"No preliminary injunction shall be granted without notice to the opposing party." (Code Civ. Proc. § 527(a).) Here, Plaintiff filed proofs of service as to Defendants Eugene Castiglione and Andrew Draper. (ROA 19, 20.) However, both proofs of service state they were "posted on the no trespassing sign." Posting is not a valid method of service of a civil action. (See Code Civ. Proc. §§ 415.10 et seq.) The terms and conditions of the Temporary Restraining Order are dis........