Sacramento, California - The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) have signed an agreement to expand and increase inmate access to community college courses that will lead to degrees, certificates or will transfer to a four-year university.

San Francisco, California - Thursday, a grand jury returned a superseding indictment against Luke D. Brugnara, adding charges that he escaped from custody and violated a court order governing a furlough established by the district court, announced United States Attorney Melinda Haag, Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge David Johnson and U.S. Marshal Don O’Keefe.

San Diego, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Otay Mesa border crossing Saturday apprehended a Los Angeles police officer and a woman allegedly attempting to smuggle a man into the United States in the rear cargo area of a car.

Los Angeles, California - A pharmacist who owned and operated a pharmacy in Los Angeles pleaded guilty today in connection with a Medicare fraud scheme, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Acting U.S. Attorney Stephanie Yonekura of the Central District of California and Assistant Director in Charge David Bowdich of the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office.

Los Angeles, California - A car salesman was sentenced earlier today in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles to serve one year and one day in prison on charges related to an odometer tampering scheme, the Justice Department announced.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring March 16 through 22, 2015, as Women’s Military History Week in the State of California.