Sacramento, California - With spring progressing a number of California’s seasonal certified farmers’ markets are returning to their communities. This encore presentation from CDFA’s award-winning Growing California video series shows the strong local appeal of farmers’ markets.

Sacramento, California - The California State Organic Program’s (SOP) advisory board, the California Organic Products Advisory Committee (COPAC), has announced it is looking to fill nine vacancies on the 30-person committee.

Sacramento, California - Moving to curb toxic air pollution and improve car gas mileage, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the California Air Resources Board today announced California is leading an 18-state coalition to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to preserve the nation’s single vehicle emission standard.

Sacramento, California - After a four-day trial, a federal jury found Brian J. Stone, 59, of Sacramento, guilty today of 13 counts of wire and mail fraud, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Los Angeles, California - A San Pedro man who called the Washington, D.C. office of United States Representative Maxine Waters and threatened to kill the congresswoman pleaded guilty last week to a federal felony offense stemming from the threat.

Los Angeles, California - A former employee of a Southern California ambulance company was sentenced today to 36 months in prison for his role in a scheme that resulted in more than $1.1 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare.

Los Angeles, California - The Sierra Nevada mountain range looms over California, stretching 400 miles from Oregon to Tehachapi Pass in Kern County. The range contains the highest point in the continental United States, Mount Whitney, and is home to both the oldest and largest trees in the world - as well as diverse wildlife, from mountain lions to mosquitos.