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Fourth Defendant Sentenced in Murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Robert Rosas

San Diego, California - Emilio Samyn Gonzales-Arenazas was sentenced today to 40 years in prison for his participation in the July 2009 robbery and murder of United States Border Patrol Agent Robert Rosas, Jr.

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Visual Introductions for San Diego Zoo Safari Park's Baby Gorilla and Mother

San Diego, California - Animal care staff at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park did a visual introduction between the baby gorilla and other members of the gorilla troop, including mother Imani, early this morning at the Safari Park. The visual introduction is the first of many steps that occur before animal care staff can physically re-introduce the baby gorilla to the troop of gorillas at the Safari Park. This was the first time that the baby gorilla has left the veterinary hospital and has had visual contact with other gorillas.

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Governor Brown Announces Appointments

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

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Governor Brown Announces Appointment

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

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Secretary Ross honors prize-winning student Ag authors

Sacramento, California - CDFA Secretary Karen Ross joined six California student authors recognized for their prize-winning stories about agriculture in the Imagine This…story writing contest. On Wednesday, March 19, the students and their teachers were honored during a ceremony at the California State Capitol in the Governor’s Council Room. Secretary Ross participated along with members of the legislature and staff.

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CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Three Varieties of CJ Foodville USA, Inc. Cookies

Los Angeles, California - CJ Foodville USA, Inc. of Los Angeles, California, is voluntarily recalling all three because they contain wheat that is not declared on the product labels. The recall was initiated after CDPH identified the labeling omission during a routine inspection of the facility. No illnesses have been reported at this time.

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Gang Leader and Career Offender Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Methamphetamine Trafficking in Gang Channels

San Jose, California - Jose Miguel Aguilar (a/k/a “Lil Joe”) was sentenced today to twelve years in prison for methamphetamine trafficking, announced United States Attorney Melinda Haag and FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson.

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San Jose Street Gang Members Federally Indicted for Racketeering and Murder

San Francisco, California - A 41-count second superseding indictment against 27 members and associates of Sur Santos Pride, a San Jose-based criminal street gang, alleging a variety of charges, including a RICO conspiracy, violent crimes in aid of racketeering, including murder, several drug trafficking counts, and firearms related counts, was unsealed today, announced United States Attorney Melinda Haag and FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson.

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