Sacramento, California - A Sacramento County man recently pled guilty to multiple criminal charges and was fined for unlawfully trapping dozens of bobcat and fox for commercial purposes in northern California.

Sacramento, California - Local educational agencies can now see the highly anticipated first official calculations of $42 billion in school funding they will receive under the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today. The calculations for school districts and charter schools are displayed in the traditional funding exhibits, plus a new "LCFF Funding Snapshot."

Rancho Cordova, California - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Scott Seymour, Chief Executive Officer of GenCorp, will provide an update about the work being done at the Aerojet Rocketdyne facility in Rancho Cordova, California, to support NASA’s vision for the future during a media availability at 11 a.m. PDT Monday, June 30.

Sacramento, California - CDFA Encore presentation from the Growing California video series - “Farmers’ Markets.”

San Diego, California - California brown pelicans’ breeding numbers are in drastic decline this year, according to an annual population survey led by a University of California, Davis, professor emeritus. The low nesting rates this spring could indicate that an El Niño event could occur sooner than expected, or that other factors are imperiling the once-endangered species.

Stanford, California - Superman isn't the only one who can see through solid surfaces. In a development that could revolutionize the management of precious groundwater around the world, Stanford researchers have pioneered the use of satellites to accurately measure levels of water stored hundreds of feet below ground. Their findings were published recently in Water Resources Research.

San Diego, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed a balanced, on-time state budget that pays down debt, shores up the teachers’ retirement system, builds a solid Rainy Day Fund and directs additional funding for local schools and health care.