Sacramento, California -  Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills:

Sacramento, California - Damanpreet Singh, 33, of Los Angeles, was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. to two years in prison for conspiring to commit bribery, identity fraud and unauthorized access of a computer, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Sacramento, California - Zaid Bader Jacob, 49, of West Sacramento, pleaded guilty Tuesday to receipt of child pornography, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), announces one vacancy on the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory (CAHFS) Advisory Board. The CAHFS Advisory Board makes recommendations to CDFA and the University of California on matters pertaining to the operations of the CAHFS laboratory system.

Los Angeles, California - The owner of a Canadian telemarketing operation – who was extradited to the United States last year after more than 10 years of litigation in Canada – was sentenced last Monday, to 135 months in federal prison for orchestrating a telemarketing scheme that falsely promised credit card fraud protection and defrauded at least 60,000 primarily elderly victims out of more than $18 million.

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Meat, Poultry and Egg Safety Branch (MPES) announces three vacancies on the Rendering Industry Advisory Board (RIAB).  RIAB makes recommendations to CDFA’s Secretary on all matters pertaining to the MPES Rendering Program, including: