Sacramento, California - A  Salinas, California, resident pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring to file fraudulent claims for income tax refunds, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and Acting U.S. Attorney Alex G. Tse for the Northern District of California.

Sacramento, California - This week, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) successfully ushered out several of his regional economic priority bills through the Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy (JEDE) Committee. In collaboration with the current JEDE Chair, Assemblymember Quirk-Silva (D- Orange County) and other colleagues, AB 2312, AB 2463, and AB 2596 stand to enhance the 56th Assembly District’s ability to create jobs and foster overall economic growth.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring April 21, 2018 as “John Muir Day” in the State of California.

Sacramento, California - Following through on his commitment to fight transnational crime, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that the state will mobilize up to 400 California National Guard personnel to combat criminal gangs, human traffickers and illegal firearm and drug smugglers – within the state, along the coast and at the U.S.-Mexico border – after securing the federal government's commitment this week to fund the mission. The personnel will supplement the staffing of the Guard’s ongoing program, which includes 250 members statewide – 55 of whom are currently supporting counterdrug work at the U.S.-Mexico border in California.

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

Sacramento, California - A new website has been launched by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) to help California farmers understand how to comply with new food safety regulations known as the Produce Safety Rule, which went into effect nationwide in January.