San Diego, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced that six individuals were indicted and arrested on 135 felony charges for operating a mortgage fraud scheme throughout Southern California and the Inland Empire, preying on homeowners facing foreclosure.  The case is being prosecuted by attorneys in the Attorney General’s Mortgage Fraud Strike Force, created by Harris in 2011 to prosecute mortgage fraud at every step of the process.

Sacramento, California - CDFA Secretary Karen Ross joined the California State Fair and state agricultural leaders this morning for the annual Ag Heritage Breakfast, a fair-sponsored event that recognizes the pioneers of California agriculture – Ag operations in business for 100 years or more.

Stanford, California - There is a great deal of truth to the old saw that everything is connected. Networks, in fact, are a highly useful means for describing almost anything, including brain structure, cell metabolism, social media and transportation systems.

Los Angeles, California - A Culver City, California, man was arrested yesterday on federal charges of economic espionage and violations of the Arms Export Control Act for his attempts to sell sensitive satellite information to a person he believed to be a foreign intelligence agent.

Port Hueneme, California - Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division's (NSWC PHD) Self Defense Test Ship (SDTS), ex-PAUL F. FOSTER went underway for final-phase testing of two alternative fuels, May 31.

Port Hueneme, California - Hundreds of Seabees, family members, and guests gathered at Naval Base Ventura County's Port Hueneme parade field to welcome the newest commodore of Naval Construction Group (NCG) 1 during a change of command ceremony, July 1.

Stanford, California - After decades of dysfunction that have exacerbated chronic water problems, historic groundwater legislation has brought California to the cusp of a new era of water management. Meeting the law’s goals, however, will require overcoming stubborn systemic obstacles, according to a report by researchers at Stanford’s Water in the West program and the Gould Center for Conflict Resolution at the Stanford Law School.