San Diego, California - The California Coastal Commission recently developed a report investigating the release of radioactive materials during the March 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan and the implications for residents of California. Staff findings include extremely low levels of Fukushima-derived radionuclides detected in California relative to pre-existing sources of radionuclides, and the need for more information about long-term effects of low-level radiation in the environment.

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Fisheries Restoration Grant Program (FRGP) is seeking nominations to fill a vacancy on the FRGP Peer Review Committee (PRC).

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced today the regulations establishing the first-in-the-nation drinking water standard for hexavalent chromium (chromium-6) of 10 parts per billion (ppb) have been approved by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL).

San Bernardino, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the arrest of two individuals suspected of operating a methamphetamine conversion lab in San Bernardino County. Agents with a California Department of Justice task force and detectives with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department seized a total of 206 lbs. of crystal methamphetamine and 250 gallons of liquid methamphetamine, which is capable of producing 1,250 lbs. of crystal methamphetamine. The street value of the methamphetamine seized is estimated at $7.2 million.

San Francisco, California - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public’s help in locating Ryan Kelly Chamberlain, II.

Sacramento, California - More stores will be able to apply for authorization in the California Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program beginning June 1, it was announced today by Dr. Ron Chapman, California Department of Public Health (CDPH) director and state health officer.

Santa Clara, California - To accelerate innovation toward a future of autonomous vehicles, Intel Corporation announced today the availability of a family of hardware and software products called Intel® In-Vehicle Solutions,as well as additional investments and advanced technology research aimed at helping the car evolve to better inform, assist and eventually assume control.