Sacramento, California - Final statewide results certified by California Secretary of State Debra Bowen show the November 4, 2014, General Election brought a record low turnout for a regularly scheduled general election: 42.2 percent of registered voters. By contrast, the last gubernatorial general election in November 2010 drew nearly 60 percent of registered voters.

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), it was announced by Dr. Ron Chapman, CDPH Director and State Health Officer. California, with its more than 38 million residents, is the largest state to have its public health department achieve such an accomplishment.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Steven J. Singley to a judgeship in the San Bernardino County Superior Court.

San Francisco, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Charles Crompton and Edward A. Torpoco to judgeships in the San Francisco County Superior Court.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Geoffrey M. Howard to a judgeship in the Marin County Superior Court.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Anita L. Santos to a judgeship in the Contra Costa County Superior Court.