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

San Diego, California - Six meerkats tussled over wreaths placed in their exhibit this morning at the San Diego Zoo. The wreaths were part of the regular animal enrichment activities planned by the animal care staff during the Zoo’s annual event Jungle Bells, presented by California Coast Credit Union.

Sacramento, California - Sometimes it takes a crisis like climate change to reveal a golden opportunity. Our rice farmers in Northern California have long been exemplary stewards of their land, both in terms of providing habitat for waterfowl and other wildlife and for their ongoing efforts to work with environmental and research organizations to improve their farming practices. Now, in response to climate change, they stand ready to take the next step.

Oakland, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will deliver remarks at NextGen Climate America’s California Climate Leadership Forum tomorrow in Oakland.

Los Angeles, California - A UCLA study published today provides the most detailed scientific projections to date of how climate change will affect rainfall and snowfall in Southern California through the end of the 21st century.

Davis, California - Cloudy tap water may have a greater effect for California’s rural immigrants than merely leaving behind a bad taste, according to a new policy brief released by the Center for Poverty Research at the University of California, Davis.