Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom announced that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in California continued to fall ahead of schedule in 2017 as the state’s economy grew ahead of the national average, according to the California Air Resources Board’s latest state inventory of climate-changing emissions.

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement Monday after the Trump administration announced a new public charge rule that targets vulnerable immigrant families:

Sacramento, California - The Sacramento Zoo is heartbroken to report that one of our geriatric female giraffes, Val, was found deceased in her sleeping quarters early Sunday morning.

Sacramento, California - A federal grand jury returned a 12-count indictment Thursday against Johnathon Ward, 40, formerly of Tracy; Monica Nunes, 39, formerly of Rancho Cordova; and Talalima Toilolo, 44, of Salt Lake City, Utah, charging them with conspiracy to commit bank fraud and bank fraud, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. The indictment also charges Ward and Nunes with aggravated identity theft.

Sacramento, California - Loraine Dixon, 61, of Granite Bay, pleaded guilty Thursday to a conspiracy to commit bid rigging, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Sacramento, California - Wesley Ian Groves, 35, of Fairfield, was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller, to four years in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.