Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Jeannie M. Joseph and John R. Zitny to judgeships in the Orange County Superior Court.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Keith H. Borjón, John A. Slawson and Anthony A. Trendacosta to judgeships in the Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) today published its final Statewide Plant Pest Prevention and Management Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR).

Washington, DC - Director James B. Comey has named David Bowdich the assistant director in charge of the Los Angeles Field Office. Since September 2012, Mr. Bowdich has served as special agent in charge (SAC) of the Los Angeles Field Office’s Counterterrorism Division. In that role he led the Joint Terrorism Task Force, responsible for all counterterrorism investigations and operations in the Los Angeles region and surrounding counties, as well as overseas investigations in Southeast Asia. As SAC, Mr. Bowdich was also in charge of all Los Angeles Crisis Response assets.

Sacramento, California - For the second year in a row, the California Energy Commission has compiled a Top 10 list of what we consider to be the biggest climate and energy stories for California. Below is the list for 2014 in no particular order.  Happy Holidays.

Los Angeles, California - A Placentia woman already serving a prison sentence for defrauding Medi-Cal is expected to be arraigned this afternoon on new federal charges related to her operation of a hospice that submitted millions of dollars in fraudulent bills to Medicare and Medi-Cal for purportedly providing end-of-life care to patients who were, in fact, not dying.