CITY OF REDDING VS. SHREE SHIVA, ET AL

Tentative Ruling on Motion to Declare Vexatious Litigant: This is an action for receivership concerning the property commonly known as the “Americana Lodge.” The complaint was filed October 17, 2015. A First Amended Complaint was filed November 12, 2015. The causes of action are for: (1) receivership, (2) drug abatement act, (3) public nuisance, (4) public nuisances per se, and (5) imposition of civil penalties. Shree Shiva answered the First Amended Complaint on May 3, 2016.
The City filed a Motion for Appointment of a Receiver on December 22, 2015. On January 20, 2016, the City and Shree Shiva jointly filed a Stipulation for Order Appointing Receiver, stipulating that “[t]he City is the prevailing party in this Action against Shree Shiva.” The Court executed an order appointing a receiver on January 22, 2015. Generally, the Stipulation and Order indicate that Shree Shiva would be given an opportunity to bring the Property into compliance, and that the Receiver would take........