SACRAMENTO — Attorneys for Stockton. Calif. and its creditors hammered out a schedule and tipped their hats Thursday to the fight ahead during the first hearing on the city's bankruptcy case.

The two sides agreed during a status hearing with Judge Christopher Klein of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California on a calendar of deadlines for discovery and objections starting in the fall and ending on Jan. 8 — the next hearing on the status of the case.

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