Another pre-trial meeting on January 8, 2018. Judge has set January 29 as the trial start date or 30 days later, around very late February 2018.
The prosecutor has not determind the order of victim presentations yet. A lot depends on the availability of witnesses and experts.
Some good news: Urdiales was beaten by another inmate in the Orange County Jail. Serious, he was hurt. When told, I did a fist pump and said I would contribute money to the attacker’s defense fund.