Los Angeles, California - A Porter Ranch man who allegedly posed as a federal immigration agent and promised detained aliens’ families he could secure their relatives’ release in return for sizeable payments will be arraigned Thursday on state theft and burglary charges stemming from a joint probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) and the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office Bureau of Investigation.

Washington, DC - A new NASA study has concluded California accumulated a debt of about 20 inches of precipitation between 2012 and 2015 - the average amount expected to fall in the state in a single year. The deficit was driven primarily by a lack of air currents moving inland from the Pacific Ocean that are rich in water vapor.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of U.S. Forest Service Firefighter David “Dave” Ruhl:

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.

Sacramento, California - With wildfires burning across the state - exacerbated by severe drought conditions and extreme weather - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today declared a state of emergency in California to help mobilize additional firefighting and disaster response resources.

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Meat, Poultry and Egg Safety (MPES) branch announces two vacancies on the Rendering Industry Advisory Board (RIAB).  The RIAB makes recommendations to CDFA’s Secretary on all matters pertaining to the MPES Rendering Program including: