Indianapolis, Indiana - Students from Arizona, California, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky and Oklahoma have been elected by delegates throughout the United States to serve on the 2017-18 National FFA Officer team.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring October 28, 2017 as a "Day of Remembrance of the Northern California Fires" in the State of California.

"On this Day of Remembrance, I have ordered that flags be flown at half-staff over the State Capitol," said Governor Brown. "As we mourn for those we have lost, let us dedicate ourselves first to the aid of the survivors and then to the causes of safety and preparedness in our increasingly fire-prone state."

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

Sacramento, California - California Secretary of Food and Agriculture Karen Ross: "California’s agricultural commissioners are holding their annual fall conference this week in Sacramento. I was honored to be able to spend some time with them and remind them yet again how much we appreciate the unique partnership we enjoy with them.

Coachella, California - Earlier this month, Governor Brown signed a new California law to increase bus safety. SB 20 (Hill/E. Garcia), a measure coauthored by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), will require bus drivers and passengers to wear seat belts in buses that are equipped with them and mandates drivers to notify passengers of this requirement as well as the fine for not wearing a seat belt either before departure or with posted signs or placards.

Sacramento, California - With thousands of Californians suffering devastating losses due to recent wildfires, CDFA is offering a web page with resources for recovery.