Secretary Ross joins California almond growers to discuss sustainability goals

Sacramento, California - CDFA secretary Karen Ross joined the Almond Board of California this week at a meeting to introduce and discuss the board’s sustainability goals for 2025.

Benicia Man Pleads Guilty to Bankruptcy Fraud

San Francisco, California - Steven Brian Homan, 62, of Benicia, pleaded guilty Monday to concealment of bankruptcy assets, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Governor Brown Announces Appointments

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Monday announced the following appointments:

Dutch agricultural counsel visits CDFA

Sacramento, California - I recently had the opportunity to meet with Marianne Vaes, Agricultural Counselor for the embassy of the Netherlands in Washington DC. Counselor Vaes was here with her advisor Caroline Feitel to build upon our close relationship with the Netherlands.

California Department of Justice Conditionally Approves Affiliation of Dignity Health and Catholic Healthcare Initiatives

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Justice (CA DOJ) Wednesday approved the Ministry Alignment Agreement between Dignity Health and Colorado-based Catholic Healthcare Initiatives to join the two systems in California. The review of this transaction included 17 public meetings across the state and over 500 written comments from the public including: various community-based organizations, business associations, governmental entities, locally-elected officials, and religious entities.

Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of Gardena Police Officer

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Friday issued the following statement regarding the death of Gardena Police Department Officer Toshio Hirai: