Today, the Supreme Court issued a "grant and hold" order in Schwartz v. Visa Int'l Service Assn., 132 Cal.App.4th 1452 (2005). Briefing has been deferred pending the outcome of Mervyn's and Branick. Here is a link to the docket.
And as a programming note, my day job is ramping up considerably lately. As a result, posting may be less frequent than usual over the next several weeks.