Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring May 4-10, 2014 as “Wildfire Awareness Week” in the State of California.

Riverside, California - Springboard Nonprofit Consumer Credit Management, Inc., (“Springboard”) is pleased to announce the winners of its annual youth financial literacy poster contest.

Sonoma, California - Similar to the “CSI” television series, California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and university researchers have used a multidisciplinary approach they call “forensic genomics” to investigate a mysterious die-off of red abalone and other species along the Sonoma Coast in northern California. A paper describing this new approach was published in the April 16 issue of the scientific journal Nature Communications.

Sacramento, California - During spring wildlife are busy attending to their new offspring, foraging food and expanding their habitat. During this season of rebirth, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) reminds people to leave young wildlife alone if they see them outdoors.

Sacramento, California - The California Energy Commission today announced it will invest $46.6 million to accelerate the development of publicly accessible hydrogen refueling stations in California in order to promote a consumer market for zero-emission fuel cell vehicles.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring Thursday, May 1, 2014 as a "Day of Prayer" in the State of California.

Sacramento, California - The annual quarantine on sport-harvested mussels gathered along the California coast begins May 1, 2014, announced Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer. This quarantine applies to all species of mussels harvested along the California coast, as well as all bays and estuaries.