Los Angeles, California - The United States filed a civil complaint to enjoin a California company from distributing hand sanitizer products that are unapproved new drugs, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.

Sacramento, California - Wastewater recycling doesn’t have to be a fancy affair. Sometimes it can be as simple as building a pipeline.

Sacramento, California - CDFA is announcing 15 vacancies on the California Certified Farmers’ Market Advisory Committee (CFMAC). The CFMAC advises the Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture on issues related to the direct marketing of agricultural products at certified farmers’ markets.

Torrance, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will join Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) and local leaders in Torrance tomorrow for a news conference to mark the launch of construction on the Torrance Transit Park and Ride Regional Terminal. The Regional Transit Center will serve as a terminus point for the larger green line extension from Redondo Beach to Torrance, which was awarded a portion of LA Metro’s $1 billion Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program Grant from SB 1.

Fresno, California - Sylvia Ochoa, 35, of Selma, was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd to 18 months in prison for embezzlement from a financial institution, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Sacramento, California - A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment Thursday against Tamaran Edward Bontemps, 20, of Granite Bay, charging him with possessing a firearm as a felon, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Sacramento, California - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today issued the following statement after the Trump Administration published in the Federal Register a proposed rule to modify the Well Control Rule, which was set in place following the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon tragedy. The tragedy resulted in the loss of eleven lives, an 87-day uncontrolled oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, enormously expensive cleanup costs, and irreparable impacts to marine life and the marine environment.