ALTA VISTA SOLUTIONS VS. STATE

HEARING ON MOTION TO/FOR JUDGMENT ON THE PLEADINGS FILED BY

STATE OF CALIFORNIA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

* TENTATIVE RULING: *

Caltrans’ motion for judgment on the pleadings is denied.

The court will discuss the basis for this ruling below, but first addresses certain procedural and calendaring matters.

1. The hearing on the petition for the writ of mandate will be continued from Monday, March 25, 2019, at 9 a.m., to Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 1:30 p.m., in this Department.

2. The parties are each permitted to file one final brief before the March 27th hearing, not to exceed fifteen pages in length. The briefs should address why or why not a writ should be issued, making sure to cite the pages in the administrative record that support the arguments. The parties should not copy and attach as exhibits any portions of the administrative record. Lengthy descriptions or digests of cases already........