Governor Gavin Newsom Announces the Formation of the Homeless and Supportive Housing Advisory Task Force

Oakland, California - Just days after Bay Area counties released their homeless point-in-time figures showing significant increases in their homeless populations, Governor Gavin Newsom announced today the formation of the Homeless and Supportive Housing Advisory Task Force and its co-chairs Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.

San Fernando Valley Con Man Pleads Guilty in Multi-Million Dollar Real Estate Fraud Scheme

Los Angeles, California - A career con man pleaded guilty last week in a federal fraud case stemming from a real estate scam that targeted distressed homeowners, many of whom were elderly individuals who were scammed out of their homes, losing significant equity in the properties accumulated over the course of their lifetimes and sometimes over the course of generations of home ownership.

Governor Newsom Announces Appointments

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom Friday announced the following appointments:

California Man Sentenced to Nearly 5 Years in Prison for Fraud in Connection with Arson Fraud Scheme

Sacramento, California - U.S. District Judge Morrison C. England Jr. sentenced Saber A. Shehadeh, 76, of Sacramento, to four years and nine months in prison for an arson fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

President Donald J. Trump Approves California Disaster Declaration

Washington, DC - President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of California and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe winter storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides from February 24 to March 1, 2019.

San Francisco Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Launder Money for Illegal Gambling Business

San Francisco, California - Bar Shani, 27, of San Francisco, pleaded guilty to conspiring to launder money, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.