Sacramento, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia reports that AB 2444, earned strong support in the Senate Natural Resources Committee and Senate Governance Finance Committee, passing on a vote of 6-2, and 4-1, respectively.

Sacramento, California - Indio resident Ralph Duarte was honored today by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia as the 56th Assembly District’s 2016 Veteran of the Year.  The Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran traveled to Sacramento with his wife to attend the veteran’s recognition luncheon which was held at the Sacramento Convention Center.

Sacramento, California - The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has announced the availability of $2,180,87, for organic certification assistance to organic operations in California. Funds from the National Organic Certification Cost Share Program (NOCCSP) are available through CDFA’s State Organic Program (SOP) to help more organic operations succeed and take advantage of economic opportunities in this growing market.

Sacramento, California - The California State Board of Food and Agriculture will begin discussions on the 2018 farm bill at its upcoming meeting on July 5th in Sacramento. The meeting will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the California Department of Food and Agriculture – Main Auditorium, 1220 N Sacramento.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed tribal-state gaming compacts between the State of California and the Barona Band of Mission Indians, the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians and the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians, as well as an amendment to the current tribal-state gaming compact with the Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians.

Stanford, California - Deep inside the electronic devices that proliferate in our world, from cell phones to solar cells, layer upon layer of almost unimaginably small transistors and delicate circuitry shuttle all-important electrons back and forth.