San Diego, California - Two members of the Black Mob/Skanless Enterprise which consisted of two North Park-based criminal street gangs were convicted by a federal jury Wednesday afternoon of participating in a racketeering enterprise involving sex trafficking of minors and adults as well as robbery and drug sales.

San Diego, California - The California Energy Commission approved six grants today focused on energy efficiency with $8 million awarded for technologies and measures designed to achieve zero net energy (ZNE) in new affordable housing and multifamily and commercial buildings. ZNE homes generate as much energy as they consume.

Santa Ana, California - U.S. Cado Holdings, Inc., a Santa Ana, establishment, is recalling approximately 1,650 pounds of imported, frozen Swai fillets products that were distributed into U.S. commerce without meeting federal importation requirements, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

San Diego, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced that six individuals were indicted and arrested on 135 felony charges for operating a mortgage fraud scheme throughout Southern California and the Inland Empire, preying on homeowners facing foreclosure.  The case is being prosecuted by attorneys in the Attorney General’s Mortgage Fraud Strike Force, created by Harris in 2011 to prosecute mortgage fraud at every step of the process.

Sacramento, California - CDFA Secretary Karen Ross joined the California State Fair and state agricultural leaders this morning for the annual Ag Heritage Breakfast, a fair-sponsored event that recognizes the pioneers of California agriculture – Ag operations in business for 100 years or more.

Stanford, California - There is a great deal of truth to the old saw that everything is connected. Networks, in fact, are a highly useful means for describing almost anything, including brain structure, cell metabolism, social media and transportation systems.

Los Angeles, California - A Culver City, California, man was arrested yesterday on federal charges of economic espionage and violations of the Arms Export Control Act for his attempts to sell sensitive satellite information to a person he believed to be a foreign intelligence agent.