California Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Assaulting a Federal Officer and Possessing a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime

Sacramento, California - U.S. District Judge John A. Mendez sentenced Dustin Joseph Albini, 36, of West Sacramento, to five and a half years in prison and five years of supervised release, for assaulting a federal officer and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Citrus Heights Man Sentenced to over 24 Years in Prison for Receipt of Child Pornography

Sacramento, California - U.S. District Judge Kimberley J. Mueller sentenced Emanuel Mois, 26, of Citrus Heights to 24 years and four months in prison to be followed by a lifetime term of supervision, for receipt of child pornography, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Reminder for Californians about the Asian citrus psyllid and huanglongbing

Sacramento, California - California residents are being urged to avoid transporting citrus fruit during the upcoming summer travel season due to the highest-ever threat of a deadly citrus tree disease called Huanglongbing (HLB).

After contest win, Davis company will start producing animal feed from insects

Davis, California - A Davis company is buzzing after winning big at University of California Davis’ annual innovation and business competition.

Meet the California prune

Sacramento, California - The California Dried Plum Board is once again embracing “prunes,” 19 years after changing its name and the way the dried fruit was marketed.

Man Stole Critically Endangered Ring-Tailed Lemur from Santa Ana Zoo

Santa Ana, California - A man who broke into the Santa Ana Zoo after hours and stole North America’s oldest-living ring-tailed lemur in captivity to keep the endangered animal as a pet has agreed to plead guilty to a federal criminal charge.