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Diplomatic Security Service Arrests Nine for Passport Fraud in California's Central Valley

San Francisco, California - In 2013, the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) arrested nine residents of California’s Central Valley on charges of federal passport fraud, Dean K. Shear, Special-Agent-In-Charge of the DSS San Francisco Field Office, announced today.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer Convicted of Corruption

San Diego, California - A veteran U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer was convicted by a federal jury today of allowing tons of marijuana and loads of people to be smuggled through his inspection lanes.

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Energy Efficiency Guidelines for School Funding Approved by Energy Commission

Sacramento, California - California schools are one step closer to receiving $550 million a year for energy efficiency projects that was made possible by voter-approved Proposition 39.

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Governor Brown Comments on Death of Tulare County Sheriff's Deputy

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Tulare County Sheriff’s Correctional Deputy Jeremy Meyst:

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Governor Brown Grants Pardons

Sacramento, California - On the eve of Christmas, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has granted 127 pardons.

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FBI Seeks Fugitive Wanted for Gang-Related Crimes in Northern California

San Francisco, California - The FBI is seeking information leading to the arrest and prosecution of a fugitive wanted for racketeering conspiracy, attempted murder, and robbery, as well as using firearms in furtherance of crimes of violence.

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Jury Finds Pueblo Bishop Gang Member Guilty in RICO Murder Case for Ambush Killing

Los Angeles, California - A member of the Pueblo Bishop Bloods street gang was convicted by a federal jury for the murder of a young man with no gang affiliation who was executed in front of his 2-year-old son.

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Governor Brown Announces Appointments

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

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