Delano, California - Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP) administrators are investigating the death of an inmate who was fatally shot while he attacked another inmate.

San Francisco, California - The United States filed a complaint to bar a San Francisco enrolled agent and tax return preparer from implementing, facilitating and promoting allegedly abusive tax shelters and tax avoidance schemes, the Justice Department announced today.

Sacramento, California - The California Energy Commission will award up to $9 million to create a workforce trained in advanced technologies and strategies for making new and existing buildings more energy efficient.

Sacramento, California - The Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy (JEDE) passed five bills (AB 184, AB 866, AB 1093, AB 1270, AB 1444) with overwhelmingly bi-partisan support this week authored by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring April 22, 2015 as "Earth Day" in the State of California.

Sacramento, California - Voluntary efforts by farmers, ranchers, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to improve air quality in California's San Joaquin Valley have received regulatory acknowledgement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Earlier this month, EPA published a revision to California's State Implementation Plan that for the first time credits these producer actions from a regulatory perspective.