[TENTATIVE] ORDER RE: PLAINTIFF’S MOTION TO COMPEL FURTHER RESPONSES TO REQUEST FOR PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS AND MONETARY SANCTIONS; MOTION OFF-CALENDAR PENDING IDC On October 5, 2017, Plaintiff Glen-George Williams (“Plaintiff”) filed this action against Defendants The Vons Companies, Inc. dba Vons Supermarket and Robert Mertz (collectively, “Defendants”) for strict liability (known dangerous propensities), strict liability under Civil Code § 3342, negligence, and premises liability relating to a July 13, 2017 dog bite. Plaintiff moves to compel Defendant’s further responses to requests for production of documents, sets two and three. However, it is the Court’s preference that parties participate in an IDC before hearing the Motion to Compel Further, as an IDC typically facilitates amicable resolution of discovery disputes, avoiding the time and costs incurred on such motions. Further, parties are required to participate in an IDC before motions to compel further re........