Ventura, California - Thomas Fire Wildfire Incident Report as of 9:59 this morning: 

Sacramento, California - After more than 16 years on the California State Board of Food and Agriculture, with the last 7 years as Board President, Craig McNamara is stepping down from his position on the Board to participate as a 2018 Fellow in the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute program.  The fellowship program offers an extraordinary opportunity for individuals to advance social impact at the local, national and global levels.

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has awarded $5.23 million in grant funding to 86 projects as part of its Healthy Soils Program. The program is the first of its kind in the nation, and encourages farmers and ranchers to implement practices that reduce atmospheric greenhouse gases and improve soil health.

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

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and First Lady Anne Gust Brown joined the California Museum to award the Spirit of California medal to nine Californians inducted into the 11th class of the California Hall of Fame this evening.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Remarks at the Kennedy Center Honors: