Stanford, California - Modern culture and technology have infiltrated all but the very most isolated places on Earth, changing forever how the people in those areas interact with both themselves and the outside world. Stanford scientists have developed a computer model to understand how outside influences can affect the sustainability of indigenous people in the Amazon.

San Francisco, California - Attorney General Harris today issued the following statement on the death of Stockton Police Department Officer Scott Hewell:

Sacramento, California - On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Spc. Terry J. Hurne, 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 - June is fairs season! Find a fair near you:

Los Angeles, California - With California in the midst of one of its most severe droughts on record, nearly 9 in 10 voters now consider it a “crisis or major problem” for the state. Yet only a small percentage say the drought has impacted their daily lives, according to results from the latest USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences/Los Angeles Times Poll.

Alameda, California - Rear Admiral Joseph A. Servidio assumed command of the 11th Coast Guard District from Rear Adm. Karl L. Schultz during a change-of-command ceremony Thursday at Coast Guard Island.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring June 6, 2014, as “Normandy Landing Remembrance Day” in the State of California.