On June 16, 2014, a motion for authority to pay claims of taxing authorities was filed in the bankruptcy case of S.B. Restaurant Co. (d/b/a Elephant Bar Restaurant) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 8 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion Regarding Chapter 11 First Day Motions Emergency Motion of Debtors for an Order (I) Authorizing the Debtors to Pay Prepetition Sales and Use and Other Taxes Payable to Governmental Authorities in the Ordinary Course of Business and (II) Directing Banks and Financial Institutions to Honor and Process Checks and Transfers Related Thereto Filed by Debtor S.B. Restaurant Co. (Lucas, John) (Entered: 06/16/2014)
S.B. Restaurant Co. (d/b/a Elephant Bar Restaurant) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on June 16, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-13778. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Erithe Smith. The law firm of Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to S.B. Restaurant Co. (d/b/a Elephant Bar Restaurant) in the bankruptcy case.