California News

World’s First Ever Water-Free Laundry

Sacramento, California - In the midst of a drought, wouldn’t a water-free laundry be nice?

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CDFW Opens Chimineas Unit of Carrizo Plain Ecological Reserve for Apprentice Deer Hunters

San Luis Obispo, California - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is offering a draw for an apprentice deer hunt on the Chimineas Unit of the Carrizo Plain Ecological Reserve.

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Bakersfield Man Sentenced to One Year in Prison for Structuring Cash Deposits

Bakersfield, California - Miguel Antonio Ruiz Jaramillo, 67, of Bakersfield, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill to one year in federal prison and was ordered to pay $91,527 in unpaid federal taxes, U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. Jaramillo was also ordered to perform 600 hours of community service.

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Orange County Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Banks and SBA by Illegally Obtaining Commercial Loans

Santa Ana, California - An Orange County businessman has pleaded guilty to federal charges related to a series of fraud schemes that include one in which he worked with his criminal defense attorney to fraudulently apply for millions of dollars in loans backed by the Small Business Administration (SBA).

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California Energy Commission Advances Construction of Hydrogen Refueling and Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Sacramento, California - The California Energy Commission gave final approval today for nearly $50 million in construction projects to advance the consumer market for zero-emission electric vehicles, continuing the state's progress towards a clean transportation future that curbs greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.

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California Governor to Lead Trade and Investment Mission to Mexico

Sacramento, California - California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will travel to Mexico City next week to meet with Mexican government and business leaders, help boost bilateral trade and investment opportunities between the two neighbors and expand environmental and economic cooperation.

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Governor Brown Signs Legislation

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

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State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces 2014 State Finalists for Prestigious National Teaching Award

Sacramento, California - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today nominated six outstanding elementary school teachers as California finalists for the 2014 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).

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