Remembering the creator of the ‘California Raisins’

Sacramento, California - The passing last week of noted claymation artist Will Vinton brought back memories of his highly-celebrated work in agriculture: the California Raisins, featuring animated characters that rocketed to fame in the ’80s.

Arizona Truck Driver Found Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter for Causing Bus Crash

Riverside, California - An Arizona man has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter for his role in a fatal bus crash that happened after he parked his truck – without any lights or warning cones – on a highway on the Fort Irwin Army Base in the Mojave Desert.

Bay Area Man Sentenced To Over 17 Years In Prison For Production Of Child Pornography

San Francisco, California - Douglas Pippert was sentenced to 210 months in prison for production of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Alex G. Tse and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett.  The sentence was handed down Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Vince G. Chhabria.

Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Sunday announced that he has signed the following bills:

Decades-long Pink Bollworm quarantine lifted in California

Sacramento,, California - Following a Pink Bollworm quarantine and eradication program that endured for more than 50 years, the USDA has lifted regulations for the cotton pest in California. In this video, CDFA examines the history of the program and the innovation that brought it at long last to a conclusion.

Governor Brown Meets with Spain's Prime Minister in Sacramento

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Friday met with Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sánchez in Sacramento, where the two leaders discussed further bilateral trade and climate cooperation and action between California and Spain.