Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today called a special session of the Legislature to replace the Rainy Day Fund on the November ballot with a dedicated reserve that would allow the state to pay down its debts and unfunded liabilities.

Washington, DC - Five California-based masonry subcontractors and two individuals paid the government nearly $1.9 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by misrepresenting their disadvantaged small business status in connection with military construction contracts, the Department of Justice announced today.  The defendants are Frazier Masonry Corp., F-Y Inc., CTI Concrete & Masonry Inc., Masonry Technology Inc., Masonry Works Inc., Russell Frazier and Robert Yowell.

Santa Clara, California - Beginning with the publication of Intel Corporation's first-quarter earnings report on Tuesday, April 15, the company will revise the presentation of its operating segments to reflect changes in our organizational model, which are aligned with our critical objectives.

San Diego, California - Lowe’s Home Centers will pay $18.1 million to settle claims from San Diego and other California counties that more than 118 stores unlawfully handled and disposed of hazardous waste.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring Monday, March 31, 2014, as “César Chávez Day” in the State of California.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring Sunday, March 30, 2014, as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” in the State of California.

San Francisco, California - Join the most extensive tasting of domestically produced Tempranillos and other Iberian varietal wines, featuring nearly 40 TAPAS member vintners in the seventh annual Grand Wine Tasting held at the Golden Gate Club at the Presidio in San Francisco on Sunday, April 27, 2014.