San Diego, California - Today, Congressman Juan Vargas applauds federal grant funding awarded to Family Health Centers of San Diego and San Ysidro Health Center in San Diego County, and Campesinos Unidos, INC. in Imperial County.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring November 27, 2014, as Thanksgiving Day in the State of California.

Sacramento, California - Every year approximately 8,000 undocumented youth are placed into the custody of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Many who enter the United States are without parents or legal guardians and live in urban, suburban, and rural communities. Undocumented youth who enter the U.S. face similar challenges as that of homeless youth with little to no access to shelter, supportive services, and income. 

Sacramento, California - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today congratulated Nicole Naditz, a French language teacher from Bella Vista High School in the San Juan Unified School District , Fair Oaks, Sacramento County, for being selected the 2015 National Language Teacher of the Year.

Los Angeles, California - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is offering four special pheasant hunts in Los Angeles County in January.

Fresno, California - A federal jury in Fresno stayed late into the evening on Friday, and returned guilty verdicts on all counts in the trial of Evelyn Brigget Sanchez, 32, and Darling Arlette Montalvo, 33, both of Bakersfield, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.