California Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Assaulting a Federal Officer and Possessing a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime

Sacramento, California - U.S. District Judge John A. Mendez sentenced Dustin Joseph Albini, 36, of West Sacramento, to five and a half years in prison and five years of supervised release, for assaulting a federal officer and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Citrus Heights Man Sentenced to over 24 Years in Prison for Receipt of Child Pornography

Sacramento, California - U.S. District Judge Kimberley J. Mueller sentenced Emanuel Mois, 26, of Citrus Heights to 24 years and four months in prison to be followed by a lifetime term of supervision, for receipt of child pornography, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Reminder for Californians about the Asian citrus psyllid and huanglongbing

Sacramento, California - California residents are being urged to avoid transporting citrus fruit during the upcoming summer travel season due to the highest-ever threat of a deadly citrus tree disease called Huanglongbing (HLB).

Meet the California prune

Sacramento, California - The California Dried Plum Board is once again embracing “prunes,” 19 years after changing its name and the way the dried fruit was marketed.

After contest win, Davis company will start producing animal feed from insects

Davis, California - A Davis company is buzzing after winning big at University of California Davis’ annual innovation and business competition.

Man Stole Critically Endangered Ring-Tailed Lemur from Santa Ana Zoo

Santa Ana, California - A man who broke into the Santa Ana Zoo after hours and stole North America’s oldest-living ring-tailed lemur in captivity to keep the endangered animal as a pet has agreed to plead guilty to a federal criminal charge.