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Freedom Communications, Inc., a Delaware Corporati

COURT
California Central Bankruptcy Court
CASE NUMBER
8:15-bk-15311
TYPE / CHAPTER
Voluntary / 11

Filed

10-31-15

Updated

3-19-16

Last Checked

12-23-15

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Last Updated
Dec 23, 2015
Last Entry Filed
Dec 22, 2015

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Nov 1, 2015 1 Petition Chapter 11 Voluntary Petition. Fee Amount $1717 Filed by Freedom Communications, Inc., a Delaware Corporation List of Equity Security Holders due 11/16/2015. Summary of Schedules (Form B6 Pg 1) due 11/16/2015. Schedule A (Form B6A) due 11/16/2015. Schedule B (Form B6B) due 11/16/2015. Schedule C (Form B6C) due 11/16/2015. Schedule D (Form B6D) due 11/16/2015. Schedule E (Form B6E) due 11/16/2015. Schedule F (Form B6F) due 11/16/2015. Schedule G (Form B6G) due 11/16/2015. Schedule H (Form B6H) due 11/16/2015. Schedule I (Form B6I) due 11/16/2015. Schedule J (Form B6J) due 11/16/2015. Declaration Concerning Debtors Schedules (Form B6) due 11/16/2015. Statement of Financial Affairs (Form B7) due 11/16/2015. Statement (Form B22B) Due: 11/16/2015. Statement of Social Security Number(s) (Form B21) due by 11/16/2015. Petition Prep Signature (Form B1) due 11/16/2015. Exhibit A (Form B1A) due 11/16/2015. Exhibit D (Form B1D) due 11/16/2015. Cert. of Credit Counseling due by 11/16/2015. Corporate resolution authorizing filing of petitions due 11/16/2015. Corporate Ownership Statement due by 11/16/2015.Statement of Related Cases due 11/16/2015. Notice of Available Chapters (Form B201) due 11/16/2015. Statistical Summary (Form B6 Pg 2) due 11/16/2015. Decl. and Signature and Ntc. to Debtor by Non-Atty BK Petition Preparer (Form B19 pages 1 and 2) due by 11/16/2015. Disclosure of Compensation of Bankruptcy Petition Preparer (Form B280) due 11/16/2015. Disclosure of Compensation of Attorney for Debtor (Form B203) due 11/16/2015. Debtor Certification of Employment Income due by 11/16/2015. Verification of Master Mailing List of Creditors (LBR 1007-1(d)- Local Form) due 11/16/2015. Incomplete Filings due by 11/16/2015. (Lobel, William). Case Updated TO REFLECT CORRECT FILED DATE OF 11/1/2015. Modified on 11/2/2015 (Corona, Heidi). WARNING: Item subsequently amended by dockets entries 5,6. DEBTOR'S MAILING ADDRESS HAS BEEN UPDATED AS REFLECT THE MAILING ADDRESS AND NOT THE PHYSICAL ADDRESS. TAX ID has been updated in the TIN # field. TERMIANTED DEADLINES OF DOCUMENTS ARE NOT REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF FILING: SCH C,I&J, FORM B22B,SSN, PET SIGNATURE, EXH A, EXH D, CCC, NAVC, STATISTICAL SUMMARY, DECL BPP, DISCLOSURE BPP, DEBTOR'S PROOF OF INCOME. Modified on 11/2/2015 (Nguyen, Vi). (Entered: 11/01/2015)
Nov 1, 2015 Receipt of Voluntary Petition (Chapter 11)(8:15-bk-15311) [misc,volp11] (1717.00) Filing Fee. Receipt number 41158857. Fee amount 1717.00. (re: Doc# 1) (U.S. Treasury) (Entered: 11/01/2015)
Nov 1, 2015 2 Request for courtesy Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) Filed by Rudinskas, Peter. (Rudinskas, Peter) (Entered: 11/01/2015)
Nov 2, 2015 3 Comments - Any 10-31-15 filing date reference is erroneous and the correct filing date is 11-1-15. (Corona, Heidi) (Entered: 11/02/2015)
Nov 2, 2015 4 Request for courtesy Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) Filed by Young, Beth Ann. (Young, Beth Ann) (Entered: 11/02/2015)
Nov 2, 2015 5 Notice to Filer of Correction Made No Action Required: Incorrect schedules /statements recorded as deficient. TERMINATED DEADLINE OF DOCUMENTS ARE NOT REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF FILING: SCH C,I&J, FORM B22B, SSN, PET SIGNATURE, EXH A, EXH D, CCC, NAVC, STATISTICAL SUMMARY, DECL BPP, DISCLOSURE BPP, DEBTOR'S PROOF OF INCOME.THE PROPER DEFICIENCY HAS BEEN ISSUED. (RE: related document(s)1 Voluntary Petition (Chapter 11) filed by Debtor Freedom Communications, Inc.) (Nguyen, Vi) (Entered: 11/02/2015)
Nov 2, 2015 6 Notice to Filer of Correction Made/No Action Required: TAX ID Number was incorrectly entered in the Social Security Number field. THE COURT HAS CORRECTED THIS INFORMATION. THIS ENTRY IS PROVIDED FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. (RE: related document(s)1 Voluntary Petition (Chapter 11) filed by Debtor Freedom Communications, Inc.) (Nguyen, Vi) (Entered: 11/02/2015)
Nov 2, 2015 7 Motion for Joint Administration Notice of Ex Parte Motion and Ex Parte Motion for Joint Administration Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 105(a), Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 1015, and Local Bankruptcy Rule 1015-1; Memorandum of Points and Authorities; and Declarations of Chris D. Dahl and Beth E. Gaschen Filed in Support Thereof Filed by Debtor Freedom Communications, Inc. (Gaschen, Beth) (Entered: 11/02/2015)
Nov 2, 2015 8 Order Granting Motion to Approve Joint Administration of Cases [LBR 1015-1, 9013-1(q)] Lead Case: Freedom Communications, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, Case No. 8:15-bk-15311-MW) with Member Cases: Freedom Communications Holdings, Inc., Case No. 8:-15-bk-15312-MW; Freedom Services Inc., Case No. 8:15-bk-15313-MW; 2100 Freedom, Inc., Case No. 8:15-bk-15315-MW; OCR Community Publications, Inc., a California corporation, Case No. 15-bk-15316-MW; Daily Press, LLC, a California limited liability company, Case No. 8:15-bk-15317-MW; Freedom California Mary Publishing, Inc., a California corporation, Case No. 8:15-bk-15318-MW; Freedom California Ville Publishing Company LP, a California limited partnership, Case No. 8:15-bk-15319-MW; Freedom Colorado Information, Inc., a Delaware corporation, Case No. 8:15-bk-15320-MW; Freedom Interactive Newspapers, Inc., a California corporation, Case No. 15-bk-15321-MW; Freedom Interactive Newspapers of Texas, Inc., a Delaware corporation, Case No. 8:15-bk-15322-MW; Freedom Newspaper Acquisitons, Inc., a Delaware corporation, Case No. 8:15-bk-15323-MW; Freedom Newspapers, a Texas general partnership, Case No. 8:15-bk-15324-MW; Freedom Newspapers, Inc., a Delaware corporation, Case No. 8:15-15325-MW; Freedom Newspapers of Southwestern Arizona, Inc., a California corporation, Case No. 8:15-bk-15326-MW; OCR Information Marketing, Inc., a California corporation, Case No. 8:15-bk-15327-MW; Odessa American, a Texas general partnership, Case No. 8:15-bk-15328-MW; Orange County Register Communications, Inc., a California corporation, Case No. 8:15-bk-15329-MW; Victor Valley Publishing Company, a California corporation, Case No. 8:15-bk-15330-MW; Victorville Publishing Company, a California limited partnership, Case No. 8:15-bk-15332; Freedom SPV II, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, Case No. 8:15-bk-15337-MW, Freedom SPV VI, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, Case No. 8:15-bk-15339-MW; Freedom SPV I, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, Case No. 8:15-bk-15340-MW; Freedom SPV IV, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, Case No. 8:15-bk-15342-MW; Freedom SPV V, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, Case No. 8:15-bk-15343-MW (SEE ORDER FOR FURTHER RULING)(BNC-PDF) (Related Doc 7) Signed on 11/2/2015. (Steinberg, Elizabeth) Modified on 11/3/2015 (Steinberg, Elizabeth). (Entered: 11/02/2015)
Nov 2, 2015 9 Motion to Extend Deadline to File Schedules or Provide Required Information Notice of Ex Parte Motion and Ex Parte Motion for an Order Extending Time Within Which Debtors Must File Schedules of Assets and Liabilities and Statements of Financial Affairs and Other Required Documents as Listed in the Courts Deficiency Notice Pursuant to Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 1007(c) and Local Bankruptcy Rule 1007-1(b); and Memorandum of Points and Authorities Filed in Support Thereof Filed by Debtor Freedom Communications, Inc. (Friedman, Alan) (Entered: 11/02/2015)
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Nov 3, 2015 20 Request for courtesy Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) Filed by Bender, Ron. (Bender, Ron) (Entered: 11/03/2015)
Nov 3, 2015 21 Hearing Set (RE: related document(s)13 Emergency Motion For An Order (I) Authorizing Payment Of Prepetition Employee And Independent Contractor Obligations, Including Wages, Compensation, Benefits, Expense Reimbursements, And Related Obligations, (II) Confirming Rights To Continue Employee Programs Postpetition, (III) Confirming Right To Pay Withholding And Payroll-Related Taxes, (IV) Authorizing Payment Of Prepetition Claims Owing To Administrators Of, Or Third Party Providers Under Employee Programs, (V) Directing Banks To Honor Prepetition Checks And Fund Transfers For Payment Of Prepetition Employee And Independent Contractor Obligations Pursuant To 11 U.S.C. Sections 105(a), 363(b), 363(c), 507(a), 541, 1107(a), And 1108 And Federal Rule Of Bankruptcy Procedure 6003 - filed by Debtor Freedom Communications, Inc.) The Hearing date is set for 11/4/2015 at 09:00 AM at Crtrm 6C, 411 W Fourth St., Santa Ana, CA 92701. The case judge is Mark S Wallace (Bolte, Nickie) (Entered: 11/03/2015)
Nov 3, 2015 22 Hearing Set (RE: related document(s)14 Emergency Motion For An Order Authorizing The Debtors To Honor Certain Prepetition Obligations For The Benefit Of Customers, Subscribers, And Advertisers And To Otherwise Continue Customer Programs And Practices In The Ordinary Course Of Business - filed by Debtor Freedom Communications, Inc.) The Hearing date is set for 11/4/2015 at 09:00 AM at Crtrm 6C, 411 W Fourth St., Santa Ana, CA 92701. The case judge is Mark S Wallace (Bolte, Nickie) (Entered: 11/03/2015)
Nov 3, 2015 23 Hearing Set (RE: related document(s)15 Emergency Motion For An Order Authorizing: (1) Maintenance Of Existing Bank Accounts, (2) Continued Use Of Existing Cash Management System For A Limited Period Pursuant To 11 U.S.C. Sections 105, 345, And 363 - filed by Debtor Freedom Communications, Inc.) The Hearing date is set for 11/4/2015 at 09:00 AM at Crtrm 6C, 411 W Fourth St., Santa Ana, CA 92701. The case judge is Mark S Wallace (Bolte, Nickie) (Entered: 11/03/2015)
Nov 3, 2015 24 Request for courtesy Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) Filed by Pozmantier, Courtney. (Pozmantier, Courtney) (Entered: 11/03/2015)
Nov 3, 2015 25 Request for courtesy Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) Filed by Behrens, James. (Behrens, James) (Entered: 11/03/2015)
Nov 3, 2015 26 Request for courtesy Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) Filed by Davidoff, Brian. (Davidoff, Brian) (Entered: 11/03/2015)
Nov 3, 2015 27 Declaration re: Declaration of Chris D. Dahl, Chief Financial Officer, In Support of First-Day Motions Filed Concurrently Herewith Filed by Debtor Freedom Communications, Inc. (RE: related document(s)9 Motion to Extend Deadline to File Schedules or Provide Required Information Notice of Ex Parte Motion and Ex Parte Motion for an Order Extending Time Within Which Debtors Must File Schedules of Assets and Liabilities and Statements of Financial Affai, 10 Motion Regarding Chapter 11 First Day Motions Emergency Motion for an Order: (1) Limiting Scope of Notice; and (2) Authorizing the Filing of a Consolidated Mailing Matrix and Consolidated List of Creditors Holding the Thirty Largest Unsecured Claims, 11 Motion for Continuation of Utility Service and Approval of Adequate Assurance of Payment to Utility Company Under Section 366(b) Emergency Motion for an Order Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 105(a) and 366: (I) Prohibiting Utility Companies from A, 12 Motion to Use Cash Collateral Debtors Motion for Entry of: (1) Interim Order (A) Authorizing Debtors to (1) Utilize Cash Collateral Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. Section U.S.C. 363, (2) Provide Adequate Protection to Prepetition Secured Parties, (3) and Gra, 13 Motion Regarding Chapter 11 First Day Motions Emergency Motion for an Order (I) Authorizing Payment of Prepetition Employee and Independent Contractor Obligations, Including Wages, Compensation, Benefits, Expense Reimbursements, and Related Obligatio, 14 Motion Regarding Chapter 11 First Day Motions Emergency Motion for an Order Authorizing the Debtors to Honor Certain Prepetition Obligations for the Benefit of Customers, Subscribers, and Advertisers and to Otherwise Continue Customer Programs and Pr, 15 Motion Regarding Chapter 11 First Day Motions Emergency Motion for an Order Authorizing: (1) Maintenance of Existing Bank Accounts, (2) Continued Use of Existing Cash Management System for a Limited Period Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. Sections 105, 345, and). (Gaschen, Beth) (Entered: 11/03/2015)
Nov 3, 2015 28 Notice Notice of Hearings on Emergency First Day Motions Filed by Debtor Freedom Communications, Inc. (RE: related document(s)9 Motion to Extend Deadline to File Schedules or Provide Required Information Notice of Ex Parte Motion and Ex Parte Motion for an Order Extending Time Within Which Debtors Must File Schedules of Assets and Liabilities and Statements of Financial Affairs and Other Required Documents as Listed in the Courts Deficiency Notice Pursuant to Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 1007(c) and Local Bankruptcy Rule 1007-1(b); and Memorandum of Points and Authorities Filed in Support Thereof Filed by Debtor Freedom Communications, Inc., 10 Motion Regarding Chapter 11 First Day Motions Emergency Motion for an Order: (1) Limiting Scope of Notice; and (2) Authorizing the Filing of a Consolidated Mailing Matrix and Consolidated List of Creditors Holding the Thirty Largest Unsecured Claims Against the Debtors; and Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support Thereof Filed by Debtor Freedom Communications, Inc., 11 Motion for Continuation of Utility Service and Approval of Adequate Assurance of Payment to Utility Company Under Section 366(b) Emergency Motion for an Order Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 105(a) and 366: (I) Prohibiting Utility Companies from Altering Refusing or Discontinuing Service, (II) Determining Adequate Assurance of Payment for Future Utility Services, and (III) Establishing Procedures for Determining Adequate Assurance of Payment; and Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support Thereof Filed by Debtor Freedom Communications, Inc., 12 Motion to Use Cash Collateral Debtors Motion for Entry of: (1) Interim Order (A) Authorizing Debtors to (1) Utilize Cash Collateral Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. Section U.S.C. 363, (2) Provide Adequate Protection to Prepetition Secured Parties, (3) and Grant Related Relief, and (B) Setting Final Hearing; and (II) Final Order Authorizing Debtors to (A) Obtain Postpetition Financing Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. Sections 105, 361 and 364, (B) Utilize Cash Collateral Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. Section 363, (C) Provide Adequate Protection to Prepetition Secured Parties, (D) Repay Certain Prepetition Secured Debt, and (E) Grant Related Relief; Declaration of Adam Meislik of GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group, LLC in Support Thereof Filed by Debtor Freedom Communications, Inc., 13 Motion Regarding Chapter 11 First Day Motions Emergency Motion for an Order (I) Authorizing Payment of Prepetition Employee and Independent Contractor Obligations, Including Wages, Compensation, Benefits, Expense Reimbursements, and Related Obligations, (II) Confirmation Rights to Continue Employee Programs Postpetition, (III) Confirming Right to Pay Withholding and Payroll-Related Taxes, (IV) Authorizing Payment of Prepetition Claims Owing to Administrators of, or Third Party Providers Under, Employee Programs, (V) Directing Banks to Honor Prepetition Checks and Fund Transfers for Payment of Prepetition Employee and Independent Contractor Obligations Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. Sections 105(a), 363(b), 363(c), 507(a) 541, 1107(a), and 1108 and Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 6003; and Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support Thereof Filed by Debtor Freedom Communications, Inc., 14 Motion Regarding Chapter 11 First Day Motions Emergency Motion for an Order Authorizing the Debtors to Honor Certain Prepetition Obligations for the Benefit of Customers, Subscribers, and Advertisers and to Otherwise Continue Customer Programs and Practices in the Ordinary Course of Business; Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support Thereof Filed by Debtor Freedom Communications, Inc., 15 Motion Regarding Chapter 11 First Day Motions Emergency Motion for an Order Authorizing: (1) Maintenance of Existing Bank Accounts, (2) Continued Use of Existing Cash Management System for a Limited Period Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. Sections 105, 345, and 363; and Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support Thereof Filed by Debtor Freedom Communications, Inc.). (Gaschen, Beth) (Entered: 11/03/2015)
Nov 3, 2015 29 Notice of Appearance and Request for Notice (with Proof of Service) by David P Simonds Filed by Creditor Angelo, Gordon Management, LLC. (Simonds, David) (Entered: 11/03/2015)
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Court
California Central Bankruptcy Court
Case number
8:15-bk-15311
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Judge
Mark S Wallace
Chapter
11
Filed
Oct 31, 2015
Type
voluntary
Updated
Mar 19, 2016
Last checked
Dec 23, 2015
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    Debtor

    Freedom Communications, Inc., a Delaware Corporation
    625 N Grand Ave
    Santa Ana, CA 92701
    ORANGE-CA
    Tax ID / EIN: xx-xxx0750
    aka The Orange County Register
    fka Freedom Newspapers, Inc.

    Represented By

    Caroline Djang
    Rutan & Tucker LLP
    611 Anton Blvd 14h Fl
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    714-338-1803
    Fax : 714-546-9035
    Email: cdjang@rutan.com
    Alan J Friedman
    LOBEL WEILAND GOLDEN FRIEDMAN LLP
    650 Town Center Drive
    Suite 950
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    714-966-1000
    Fax : 714-966-1002
    Email: afriedman@wgllp.com
    Beth Gaschen
    Lobel Weiland Golden Friedman LLP
    650 Town Center Dr Ste 950
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    714-966-1000
    Fax : 714-966-1002
    Email: bgaschen@wgllp.com
    Christopher J Green
    Lobel Weiland Golden Friedman LLP
    650 Town Center Dr Ste 950
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    714-966-1000
    Fax : 714-966-1002
    Email: cgreen@wgllp.com
    William N Lobel
    LOBEL WEILAND GOLDEN FRIEDMAN LLP
    650 Town Center Drive
    Suite 950
    Costa Mesa, CA 92686
    714-966-1000
    Fax : 714-966-1002
    Email: wlobel@lwgfllp.com

    Us Trustee

    United States Trustee (SA)
    411 W Fourth St., Suite 9041
    Santa Ana, CA 92701-4593

    Represented By

    Frank Cadigan
    411 W 4th St Ste 9041
    Santa Ana, CA 92701
    714-338-3405
    Fax : 714-338-3421
    Email: frank.cadigan@usdoj.gov
    Nancy S Goldenberg
    411 W Fourth St Ste 9041
    Santa Ana, CA 92701-8000
    714-338-3416
    Fax : 714-338-3421
    Email: nancy.goldenberg@usdoj.gov
    Michael J Hauser
    411 W Fourth St #9041
    Santa Ana, CA 92701
    714-338-3417
    Fax : 714-338-3421
    Email: michael.hauser@usdoj.gov

    Date Filed Nameparent case = parent case Chapter Case #
    Nov 1, 2015 OCR Information Marketing, Inc., a California corp 11 8:15-bk-15327
    Nov 1, 2015 Freedom Newspapers of Southwestern Arizona, Inc., 11 8:15-bk-15326
    Nov 1, 2015 Freedom Newspapers, Inc., a Delaware corporation 11 8:15-bk-15325
    Nov 1, 2015 Freedom Newspapers, a Texas general partnership 11 8:15-bk-15324
    Nov 1, 2015 Freedom Newspaper Acquisitions, Inc., a Delaware c 11 8:15-bk-15323
    Nov 1, 2015 Freedom Interactive Newspapers of Texas, Inc., a D 11 8:15-bk-15322
    Nov 1, 2015 Freedom Interactive Newspapers, Inc., a California 11 8:15-bk-15321
    Nov 1, 2015 Freedom Colorado Information, Inc., a Delaware cor 11 8:15-bk-15320
    Nov 1, 2015 Freedom California Ville Publishing Company LP, a 11 8:15-bk-15319
    Nov 1, 2015 Freedom California Mary Publishing, Inc., a Califo 11 8:15-bk-15318
    Nov 1, 2015 Daily Press, LLC, a California limited liability c 11 8:15-bk-15317
    Nov 1, 2015 OCR Community Publications, Inc., a California cor 11 8:15-bk-15316
    Nov 1, 2015 2100 Freedom, Inc., a Delaware corporation 11 8:15-bk-15315
    Nov 1, 2015 Freedom Services Inc., a Delaware corporation 11 8:15-bk-15313
    Nov 1, 2015 Freedom Communications Holdings, Inc., a Delaware 11 8:15-bk-15312