Sacramento, California - As the Ranch Fire became California’s largest-ever wildfire during the past weekend, the county where it’s doing the most damage—Lake—continued assessing the toll on local farmers and ranchers.

Sacramento, California - CDFA Secretary Karen Ross joined other participants yesterday at AT&T Park in San Francisco to brief reporters on next month’s Global Climate Action Summit, and to release a Sustainability Roadmap for the event. The Roadmap lays out a plan to reduce the environmental impact of the Summit event, and to build a legacy of sustainability at event venues throughout the city of San Francisco and for future global conferences.

Sacramento, California - California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, and California Air Resources Board (CARB) Chair Mary D. Nichols today expressed their strong opposition to the proposed rule from the Trump Administration that would imperil the current greenhouse gas emission standards for model year 2021-2026 vehicles and put in place weakened emission and fuel efficiency standards at the expense of our health, our environment, and our economy.

Sacramento, California - California Attorney General issued the following statement on the passing of former Congressman and Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums:

Sacramento, California - Historic heat records fell in California earlier this month. Yet, two weeks later, another mass of warm air has returned to the southern part of the state, heating the region for days.

Lexington, Kentucky - The University of California San Diego women's volleyball team has earned a Team Academic Award from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for its excellence in the classroom over its 2017-18 campaign.

Santa Ana, California - A former Orange County real estate investor was sentenced Tuesday by United States District Judge David O. Carter to 78 months in prison for defrauding 70 investors out of more than $12 million.