San Francisco, California - A federal grand jury indicted Duane Kurt Makela on charges he committed five bank robberies in the San Francisco Bay Area, announced Adam A. Reeves, Attorney for the United States acting under authority conferred by 28 U.S.C. § 515, and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett. 

Los Angeles, California - A controller for a commercial printing company has pleaded guilty to tax and mail fraud charges for embezzling $2.8 million from his employer and failing to report the stolen funds as income to the Internal Revenue Service.

Sacramento, California -  The California Department of Food and Agriculture has awarded $330,000 for 11 projects that help stop pet overpopulation through spay/neuter services provided by municipalities and non-profit organizations in California.

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) will conduct two public listening sessions to seek public comment on the draft Request for Proposals and application materials developed for the 2019 Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Technical Assistance Grant Program.

Sacramento, California - During his first few months in office, Governor Gavin Newsom has made affordability the chief economic pillar of his California for All agenda. Nowhere was that more evident than in his January budget proposal, which included a series of proposals aimed at making living in California more affordable for families. From health care to housing to early childhood and higher education, the budget Governor Newsom unveiled in January aimed at tackling the main drivers of costs for California families. And on Thursday, the Governor’s office will release a revised budget proposal that doubles down on that approach and opens up a new front in his fight for affordability.

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom today issued a proclamation declaring May 2019 as “Small Business Month” in the State of California.