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

San Francisco, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued tips on how Californians can protect themselves from identity theft and make the most of their charitable giving on Giving Tuesday and throughout this holiday season.

Sacramento, California - A 2013 study of homeless youth found that 46% reported having daily access to the internet and 93% reported having access at least once a week.

Guinda, California - Sand County Foundation, the California Farm Bureau Federation and Sustainable Conservation are proud to announce Full Belly Farm as the recipient of the prestigious 2014 California Leopold Conservation Award®. The award honors private landowner achievement in the voluntary stewardship and management of natural resources.

Oakland, California - A Northern California real estate investor has agreed to plead guilty for his role in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Northern California, the Department of Justice announced.

Huntington Beach, California - MailPix, the photo-printing and gifting site, has acquired Winkflash, a 12-year-old photo-printing site based in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Terms weren't disclosed.