Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Education today announced a nearly $570,000 grant to the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) to assist with ongoing mental health services following a shooting near the campus in May 2014. The immediate services grant, which is being made through the Department's Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) program and administered by the Office of Safe and Healthy Students, will provide mental health support to the campus.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued proclamations declaring special elections for the 7th, 21st and 37th Senate Districts of the State of California on May 19, 2015.

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

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting applications for the Dairy Digester Research and Development  Program (DDRDP), authorized by the Budget Act of 2014. CDFA was appropriated monies from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to provide financial assistance for the installation of dairy digesters in California, which will result in reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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

Davis, California - Taking on the big challenges of food security, sustainable agriculture and global health for a growing global population is the aim of a one-day symposium at the University of California, Davis, on January 14. Jointly organized with Mars, Incorporated and in collaboration with the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, the symposium marks the official launch of the Innovation Institute for Food and Health, part of the World Food Center at UC Davis.