Torrance, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will join Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) and local leaders in Torrance tomorrow for a news conference to mark the launch of construction on the Torrance Transit Park and Ride Regional Terminal. The Regional Transit Center will serve as a terminus point for the larger green line extension from Redondo Beach to Torrance, which was awarded a portion of LA Metro’s $1 billion Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program Grant from SB 1.

Sacramento, California - A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment Thursday against Tamaran Edward Bontemps, 20, of Granite Bay, charging him with possessing a firearm as a felon, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Fresno, California - Sylvia Ochoa, 35, of Selma, was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd to 18 months in prison for embezzlement from a financial institution, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Sacramento, California - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today issued the following statement after the Trump Administration published in the Federal Register a proposed rule to modify the Well Control Rule, which was set in place following the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon tragedy. The tragedy resulted in the loss of eleven lives, an 87-day uncontrolled oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, enormously expensive cleanup costs, and irreparable impacts to marine life and the marine environment.

San Diego, California - California’s wet winter created a sizable crop of new growth grass, but don’t let the wet weather fool you as the abundant grass dries into fuel-ripe tinder. Now is the time to act to prevent wildfires. Already this year, CAL FIRE has responded to more than 950 wildfires that have burned over 5,800 acres.

Sacramento, California - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the California Department of Consumer Affairs today announced new charges against Jeremy Daniel Griffin of West Hollywood. He faces 11 felony charges for impersonating a registered nurse in Los Angeles County after having pled no contest to similar charges in Santa Clara County.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement regarding today's vote by the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors to support WaterFix, California's effort to modernize the state's water infrastructure: