Sacramento, California - National Puppy Mill Awareness Day tomorrow, Governor Gavin Newsom last Saturday announced that he has signed two bills to protect animal welfare in California. AB 2152 by Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) officially ends the retail sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in California by closing a loophole in current law, while still allowing pet stores to partner with shelters and rescue organizations to showcase animals for adoption. 

Great Falls, California - A California man who admitted to trafficking meth for supplying almost two pounds of the drug, which was hidden in a peanut butter jar and a piñata and mailed to the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison and five years of supervised release, U.S. Attorney Kurt Alme said.

Los Angeles, California - A Koreatown man was sentenced Tuesday to 210 months in federal prison for posing online as a teenager and targeting girls for sexual exploitation.

McClellan Park, California - President Trump in a Briefing on California Wildfires:

Los Angeles, California - Members of an FBI-led task force Tuesday morning arrested 18 individuals named in a series of federal indictments that allege narcotics trafficking and firearms offenses, including the illegal sale of five AR-15-style “ghost guns.”

San Jose, California - Marc Marier was sentenced to 29 months in prison and ordered to pay over $1.49 million in restitution for wire fraud and money laundering, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and FBI Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett. The sentence was handed down by the Honorable Lucy Koh, U.S. District Judge.