Riverside, California - A federal grand jury in Riverside, California, returned a five-count indictment against Eric Scott Kindley, 50, a private prisoner transport officer, for crimes related to his sexual assaults of two different females in his custody during two different transports, and for brandishing his firearm during one of the sexual assaults.

Sacramento, California - Nuffield International Farming Scholars is pleased to announce that applications for 2019 scholarships are now open, and farmers and agricultural professionals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Sacramento, California - California’s certified farmers’ markets are great places to give your diet a nutrition boost. CDFA’s Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program helps low-income seniors accomplish just that. It’s a 100 percent federally-funded program that provides check booklets that low-income seniors may use to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables along with specialty items such as fresh-cut herbs and honey. The program began in May and runs through the end of November.

Sacramento, California - On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Cpl. Joseph Maciel, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills:

Sacramento, California - The American Heart Association expressed deep concerns with the passage of Assembly Bill 1838 today in California that prevents local communities in the state from adopting any new local sugary drink taxes for the next 12 years and undermines the ability of California residents and local elected officials to make decisions on behalf of their own communities. The bill—a last-minute, backroom deal negotiated and written in secret by beverage industry lobbyists and their allies—is a significant step backwards in the ongoing effort to reduce overconsumption of sugary drinks.