Sacramento, California - In 2018, California’s farms and ranches received almost $50 billion in cash receipts for their output. This represents a slight increase over adjusted cash receipts for 2017.

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom today announced leadership changes at the California Department of Corrections, Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). Current Director Chuck Supple will be stepping down effective immediately citing health reasons. Heather Bowlds has been appointed chief deputy director of DJJ, and will be acting director until a permanent replacement for Supple is announced. Ross Meier has been appointed deputy director of operations and programs.

Sacramento, California - On August 29, a federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment against William Dan Powell, 67, of Redding, charging him with possession of child pornography, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation declaring September 15 to October 15, 2019, as Latino Heritage Month in the State of California.

San Jose, California - A federal jury convicted Jonathan Chang of four counts of wire fraud and three counts of money laundering, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett.  The verdict follows a four-week trial before the Honorable Edward J. Davila, United States District Judge.

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom issued the statement below following the end of the 2019 legislative session: