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

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today welcomed Armenia to the Under2 Coalition - the global pact of cities, states and countries committed to limiting the increase in global average temperature to below 2 degrees Celsius, the level of potentially catastrophic consequences.

Point Mugu, California - Civil Engineer Corps Officers School (CECOS) Basic Class 263 students concluded the course's expeditionary phase during a five-day field training exercise (FTX) across Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) Point Mugu's coastal terrain August 25.

Sacramento, California - As part of the upcoming Rose Parade festivities, CDFA Secretary Karen Ross will once again join the Buy California Marketing Agreement (BCMA) and the California Cut Flower Commission (CCFC) on December 31 to recognize Cal Poly campuses at San Luis Obispo and Pomona as well as FTD Inc. for their commitment to California’s flower farmers. Secretary Ross will also bestow a certification of “California Grown” on Rose Parade floats.

Sacramento, California - CDFA’s Egg Safety and Quality Management (ESQM) program is announcing two vacancies on the Shell Egg Advisory Committee (SEAC). The committee makes recommendations to the secretary of CDFA on all matters pertaining to quality standards for shell eggs, uniformity of inspection, adjustment of fees for administration and enforcement, and the annual budget.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the deaths of Palm Springs Police Department Officers Jose Gilbert Vega and Lesley Zerebny:

Sacramento, California - U.S. District Judge John A. Mendez sentenced Scott Anthony Orton, 57, of Puyallup, Washington, to one year and one day in prison Tuesday for transmitting interstate threats, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.