Los Angeles, California - The United States has returned approximately $11.7 million in civilly forfeited fraud proceeds to more than 1,000 victims who invested or deposited money with e-Bullion.com, a website that operated for years as an illegal money-transmitting business.

Bakersfield, California - Damacio Diaz, 43, of McFarland, California, a detective with the Bakersfield, California, Police Department (BPD), was arrested Friday, charged with abusing his position of trust as a police detective when he conspired with and assisted a narcotics dealer in the operation of the dealer’s drug organization, announced U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner of the Eastern District of California, Special Agent in Charge Monica M. Miller of the FBI’s Sacramento Division, DEA Special Agent in Charge John J. Martin, Acting Special Agent in Charge Thomas McMahon of the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) and Bakersfield Police Chief Greg Williamson. 

San Francisco, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of President Barack Obama’s announcement of executive actions on immigration:

Sacramento, California - New opportunities will be available as California maps out its route to double the rate of energy efficiency savings in California buildings and generate half of the state's electricity from renewable sources by 2030. One of those opportunities was highlighted at the California Energy Commission today.

Sacramento, California - Rob Feckner, President of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) Board of Administration (Board), today issued a statement responding to the Governor's comments regarding the System's new risk mitigation policy:

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and First Lady Anne Gust Brown will host the 84th Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, December 2nd on the West Steps of the State Capitol.