Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement after President Barack Obama announced new nationwide limits on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants:

Sacramento, California - The USDA has designated the week of August 2-8 as National Farmers Market Week. California leads the nation with 793 certified farmers markets - sales venues for certified agricultural producers selling healthy and high-quality produce directly to consumers.

Los Angeles, California - A team of materials scientists at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science is exploring ways to create tough ceramics, a long sought-after class of materials that would be exceptionally hard, capable of withstanding extremely high temperatures and less prone to corrosion than metals, but still have the ability to become dented or deformed without fracturing - a property called ductility. In other words, a ceramic that bends but doesn’t break.

Stanford, California - Quite a few people in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States are looking online for information about Kantian morality. And the relationship between education and philosophy is piquing the interest of web surfers worldwide.

Stanford, California - Try on any virtual reality headset and within a few minutes the sense of wonder might wear off and leave you with a headache or a topsy-turvy stomach.

Berkeley, California - Many Americans form their views about illegal immigration largely through a sweeping judgement about the entire issue, rather than an assessment of individual immigrants and the traits they might bring to the country, according to a new study published by IGS Director Jack Citrin and two former IGS graduate students.