Sacramento, California - A portion of Fresno County along its border with Tulare County has been placed under quarantine for the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) following the detection of three ACP in one trap in the unincorporated area between the City of Dinuba and Delft Colony. The quarantine expansion into Fresno County measures approximately 30 square miles; all of Tulare County remains under quarantine as a result of previous ACP detections.

Sacramento, California - Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, announced today that local public health officials have confirmed a total of 59 cases of measles in California residents since the end of December 2014.

Sacramento, California - Joseph Nkunzi, 31, of Des Moines, Washington, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller to four years and three months in prison for his involvement in a telemarketing scheme that defrauded senior citizens of hundreds of thousands of dollars, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

Los Angeles, California - The president of a Calabasas firm that was used to run a Ponzi scheme that caused investors to loss more than $100 million pleaded guilty this morning to federal fraud charges.

Fresno, California - Timothy Earl Wilson, 46, of Bakersfield, pleaded guilty today to aiming a laser pointer at an aircraft, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

San Jose, California - A Silicon Valley engineer who possessed one of the largest child pornography collections ever uncovered in the Bay Area has been sentenced to 59 months in federal prison, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office.