San Jose, California - Paul S. Devine was sentenced on December 1, 2014, to 12 months and one day in prison, and ordered to pay $4,464,664 in restitution for wire fraud, conspiracy, money laundering, and engaging in transactions in criminally-derived property, announced United States Attorney Melinda Haag, FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson, and Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation, Acting Special Agent in Charge Thomas McMahon.

Oakland, California - Consuelo “Connie” Puente pleaded guilty to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft yesterday, announced United States Attorney Melinda Haag and Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation, Acting Special Agent in Charge Thomas McMahon.

Santa Ana, California - A Huntington Beach church worship leader was sentenced Friday to 36 years to life in state prison for sexually assaulting a boy relative and producing child pornography.

Sacramento, California - The latest segment in the Growing California video series, a partnership with California Grown, is “Fairview Farms,” a profile of an urban farm near Santa Barbara – a farm with an educational mission.

Yosemite, California - Yosemite National Park's waterfalls are flowing again due to two days of significant rainfall in the Yosemite area. Waterfalls such as Yosemite Falls, Bridalveil Fall, and Cascade Fall are going full force due to recent storms. Snow levels remain high and roads leading into Yosemite Valley are open and clear.

Los Angeles, California - Monday, a federal judge from the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Neptune Manufacturing, Inc., of Los Angeles, and its owners, Alexander Goldring, Peter Oyrekh and Semyon Krutovsky.