Sacramento, California - As leaders of Native American tribes from across California gather to celebrate the 50th annual observance of Native American Day at the state Capitol today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. released a proclamation that declares September 22, 2017, as Native American Day in the State of California. The theme of this year's celebration at the Capitol is "Tribal Sovereignty: Sovereigns Working Together."

Sacramento, California - CDFA joins the USDA in reminding all travelers this fall to make sure they’re not carrying invasive species with them. Destructive pests may tag along for the ride and, undetected, begin to infest regions where natural defenses don’t exist.

Palm Springs, California - Today Republican Gary Jeandron launched his campaign against turncoat incumbent Chad Mayes of the 42nd Assembly District. Chad Mayes drew national attention after being admonished by the Republican Party for his part in voting with Jerry Brown and Democrats to continue the controversial Cap and Trade tax increase.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Saturday announced that he has signed the following bills:

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture is currently accepting proposals for the 2017 California Agriculture Special Interest License Plate (CalAgPlate) grant program. This program makes available an estimated $260,000 in grant funding to promote agricultural education and leadership activities for students at the K-12, post-secondary, and adult education levels. Proceeds generated through the sales of specialized, agriculture-themed license plates through the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) have made this opportunity available.

Sacramento, California - Early Saturday morning, SB 5, California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Act of 2018 (De León/E. Garcia) was met with legislative success and will now advance to the Governor’s desk for signature.