Yosemite National Park, California - Yosemite National Park and Berchtesgaden National Park in Germany have signed a sister park arrangement. The formal arrangement outlines the commitment from both parks to foster international cooperation in preserving these protected areas. The arrangement was signed by Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher and Dr. Michael Vogel, Berchtesgaden National Park Director, in October, 2014.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement tonight after President Barack Obama announced a series of executive actions on immigration:

Trinity River, California - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announces that the Trinity River Hatchery has met its adult fall-run Chinook salmon take of 4,800 fish. Beginning Monday, November 17 the Trinity River downstream of the Old Lewiston bridge to the mouth of Indian Creek is open to the take of chinook salmon over 22 inches.

Sacramento, California - For the third year in a row, California has been named a “Top 100 Government Green Fleet” operator during the annual Green Fleet Conference held this year in Sacramento.

San Francisco, California - California’s state stem cell agency, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), and the Medical University of Warsaw (MUW), a Polish state institution, announced today an international collaboration on stem cell research.

Sacramento, California - CDFA knows food. We inspect it, we protect it, and we really enjoy it. So when the State of California came looking for a lead agency to coordinate the annual State Employees Food Drive, they didn’t have to look far. This year, CDFA is announcing a new partnership with Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS) to help us surpass last year’s phenomenal collection of 621,644 pounds of donated food. Let’s make it all the way to 700,000 pounds!