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

Sacramento, California - Go ahead and stuff yourself this holiday season, foodies, but make sure to leave a little room for California Restaurant Month, which runs throughout the month of January. For 31 flavor-filled days, dining establishments across the state will feature gourmet prix-fixe menus, wine-pairing specials, chef-led events, and all of the seasonal ingredients you’d expect from the state that produces nearly half of all American-grown fruits, nuts, and vegetables.

Los Angeles, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued an information bulletin to California law enforcement agencies outlining new responsibilities under state law to report incidents involving shootings or any use of force that results in serious bodily injury or death of a civilian or a peace officer.

Yreka, California – A minimum-security inmate from the California Correctional Center walked away from Deadwood Conservation Camp (CC #23) on December 26, 2015.

Los Angeles, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced a settlement resolving allegations that Pratibha Syntex Ltd., a company based in India, gained an unfair competitive advantage over American-based companies by using pirated software in the production of clothing imported and sold in California. The case marks the first time a state has secured a legally enforceable judgment against an international company for these types of violations.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Scott Kernan as Secretary for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.