Los Angeles, California - The seventh and final deputy in the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department convicted of obstruction of justice for interfering with a grand jury investigation into misconduct at the Men’s Central Jail was sentenced this morning to 18 months in federal prison.

Los Angeles, California - A Southern California physician was sentenced to 22 months in federal prison today for his role in a conspiracy to commit Medicare fraud.

Sacramento, California - The Justice Department announced today that it has asked a federal court in California to permanently bar Vida Farley and AJV Bookkeeping Inc. from preparing tax returns for others.

Sacramento, California - The California Energy Commission announced today the members of its Petroleum Market Advisory Committee that was created to provide insight to state policymakers on policy options that may affect petroleum markets, and on factors and conditions related to petroleum price fluctuations, and their impacts on consumers.

Orville, California - A former Hilliard, Ohio, man who absconded during a federal child pornography probe, and was the latest fugitive to be profiled on the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) smartphone app, is in custody Monday after turning himself in to local authorities in California.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.