Camp Pendleton, California - Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton's Austin's Playroom, located on the second floor adjacent to the Family Medicine Department, has added child watch services for hospital patients.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today took the oath of office as Governor of California and delivered his inaugural address in the Assembly Chamber. The address serves as the Governor's constitutionally required annual report to the Legislature.

Beverly Hills, California - The 16th Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. (SFFLA) sails into town Jan 17, 18, 24, 25 from across North Atlantic and Baltic waters offering its annual cargo of the representative “latest and best” of Nordic film with offerings from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden along with “Baltic Film Expo at SFFLA” adding films from Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia to the program of its annual “cinema cultural exchange” from the top of Europe at the Writers Guild Theater 135 S. Doheny in Beverly Hills.

San Diego, California - A new device that quickly turns a police officer's lethal pistol into a stun gun has been developed by Alternative Ballistics LP of San Diego, the Association of Mature American Citizens reports.

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

Five Points, California - S&W Seed Company, the largest ‘non-dormant’ alfalfa seed company in the world, and DuPont Pioneer, the world’s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, today announced the closing of the previously disclosed acquisition by S&W of DuPont Pioneer’s alfalfa production and research facility assets, as well as conventional (non-GMO) alfalfa germplasm, for a purchase price of up to $42 million.