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:

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.