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Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of Covina Police Officer

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Covina Police Department Officer Jordan Corder:

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California Winners of the 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools Award

Sacramento, California - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today congratulated 24 California public schools that are being recognized as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

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Crisp and Cole Co-Defendant Julie Farmer Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

Fresno, California - United States District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill sentenced Julie Dianne Farmer, 46, of Bakersfield, today to three years in prison, to be followed by five years of supervised release, for her involvement in an extensive mortgage fraud scheme that ran from January 2004 to September 2007, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. Judge O’Neill ordered her to pay $2,914,331 in restitution and to forfeit $15 million.

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Nuestra Familia Gang Member Sentenced to More Than 31 Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking

Sacramento, California - Robert Hanrahan, aka Bubba, 41, of Salinas, was sentenced today by United States District Judge William B. Shubb to 31 years and three months in prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

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$100,000 Reward Offered in Exchange for Information Leading to the Arrest and Conviction of the AK-47 Bandit

Los Angeles, California - A reward of up to $100,000 is being offered in exchange for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect who shot and wounded a Chino police officer after robbing a bank in 2012 and who has since been linked to four bank robberies and one attempt in multiple states using an assault rifle.

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Cyberstalking Case Involving Violent Threats Against Art Dealers and Their Children Leads to Five-Year Federal Prison Term

Temecula, California - The owner of a Temecula art gallery who stalked, harassed and attempted to extort as much as $300,000 from art world professionals was sentenced Monday to 60 months in federal prison.

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California Lights the Way with Proposals for Energy-Efficient Lights

Sacramento, California - The California Energy Commission yesterday released a draft staff report that shines a little light on the energy efficiency of small diameter directional lamps often used in commercial track lighting settings and light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that can replace screw-based incandescent bulbs typically found in homes.

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Governor Brown Announces Appointments

 

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

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