San Francisco, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Charles Crompton and Edward A. Torpoco to judgeships in the San Francisco County Superior Court.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Anita L. Santos to a judgeship in the Contra Costa County Superior Court.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Eric S. Geffon, Roberta S. Hayashi and Cynthia C. Lie to judgeships in the Santa Clara County Superior Court.

San Francisco, California - A California man pleaded guilty today in connection with his operation of the myRedBook.com website to facilitate prostitution.  This represents the first federal conviction of a website operator for facilitation of prostitution.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Gustavo E. Lavayen and Pauline Maxwell to judgeships in the Santa Barbara County Superior Court.

Sacramento, California - The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) has activated the State Operations Center (SOC) to support local cities and counties impacted by heavy rain, snow and high winds during the next few days across the entire state.