Sacramento, California - Next week, beginning November 30, is California Healthy Soils Week, a series of events that highlights soil health and culminates on United Nations’ World Soil Day, Saturday December 5. To kick off the week, CDFA Secretary Karen Ross will provide opening remarks via video next Monday.

Los Angeles, California - Special agents with the FBI this morning arrested a Hollywood man on a federal charge alleging that he recklessly operated a drone that crashed into a Los Angeles Police Department helicopter.

Sacramento, California - A former California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) correctional officer was charged Thursday with criminal civil rights violations and submitting false reports, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Los Angeles, California - Two brothers and their wives have been charged in a federal grand jury indictment alleging a scheme to submit at least 35 fraudulent loan applications seeking more than $5.6 million in COVID-19 relief loans authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

San Francisco, California - Paul Fredrick Giusti, the former Group Government & Community Relations Manager for Recology’s San Francisco Group, has been charged in a federal criminal complaint with bribery and money laundering, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson, IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Kareem Carter, and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Craig D. Fair.

Los Angeles, California - A Michigan man was taken into federal custody Monday on charges that he robbed a credit union in Santa Barbara County, attempted to rob a bank, and then led law enforcement on a high-speed chase that resulted in him crashing his getaway car at Vandenberg Air Force Base.