Sacramento, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) has issued the following statement in response to the counties of Riverside and Imperial moving into the orange tier and Governor Newsom’s announcement regarding the next steps of California’s COVID-19 pandemic recovery:

San Diego, California - A California restaurant chain manager was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for employment tax fraud.

Los Angeles, California - A California man pleaded guilty yesterday to employment tax fraud.

Washington, DC - A Missouri man was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison without parole Monday for attempting to purchase a chemical weapon, capable of killing hundreds of people, on the dark web with Bitcoin.

Rochester, Minnesota - The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how connected and dependent people are in terms of collective global health, says G. Anton Decker, M.B., B.Ch., president of Mayo Clinic International.

Pine Valley, California - A San Diego Sector (SDC) Border Patrol agent and off-duty firefighter prevented a woman from jumping off the Pine Valley Bridge along Interstate 8 early Tuesday morning.