Berkeley, California - On June 20, at a conference of global business leaders in Washington, D.C., President Obama announced the creation of a new $140 million Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII), to be headquartered at UCLA, with a Berkeley-based regional center.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Frank L. Birchak to a judgeship in the San Diego County Superior Court.

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

Monterey, California - Last year, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) set a world record by flying a swarm of 50 autonomous drones all controlled by a single operator. Now, NPS and the Department of the Navy Office of Strategy and Innovation have challenged some of the best developers, hackers and designers in Silicon Valley to hack the control system.

Sacramento, California - For more than 160 years, the California State Fair has showcased the best of the Golden State. This year’s competition welcomed an impressive range of wine, cheese, beer and olive oil entries, and the “Best of Show” honors were awarded at a ceremony earlier today on the west steps of the State Capitol.

Sacramento, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced her support for Senate Bill 1143, legislation authored by Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) that would significantly limit the practice of isolating juveniles in room confinement.

Monterey, California - The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) said farewell to 343 graduates, including 48 international students from 23 nations, who earned 346 advanced degrees during its Spring Quarter Commencement Ceremony at King Auditorium, Friday.