Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Friday announced that he has signed the following bills to strengthen consumer health and safety protections in California:

Coachells, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), Chair of the Committee Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles), and state legislators will head to the Coachella Valley on Friday, September 30 for a final field hearing investigating ways to improve the lives of young men of color in the state. The hearing will focus on understanding violence in underserved communities, gang reduction, intervention and prevention, and the success of restorative justice programs.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments:

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Ventura County Fire Department Fire Engineer Ryan Osler:

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed SB 412 by Senator Steven M. Glazer (D-Orinda) and AB 1741 by Assemblymembers Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) and Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) creating “promise” programs at several community college and California State University (CSU) campuses to help more students graduate in four years.

Long Beach, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed SB 1383 by Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens), which establishes the nation’s toughest restrictions on destructive super pollutants including black carbon, fluorinated gases and methane. If followed worldwide, these acts would help cut the projected rate of global warming in half by 2050.