Trinity River, California - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announces that the Trinity River Hatchery has met its adult fall-run Chinook salmon take of 4,800 fish. Beginning Monday, November 17 the Trinity River downstream of the Old Lewiston bridge to the mouth of Indian Creek is open to the take of chinook salmon over 22 inches.

San Francisco, California - California’s state stem cell agency, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), and the Medical University of Warsaw (MUW), a Polish state institution, announced today an international collaboration on stem cell research.

Sacramento, California - For the third year in a row, California has been named a “Top 100 Government Green Fleet” operator during the annual Green Fleet Conference held this year in Sacramento.

Los Angeles, California - The U.S. Air Force has replaced its non-tactical vehicle fleet at Los Angeles Air Force Base with plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) as part of a test program of the vehicles’ reliability and their ability to support the electric grid.

Sacramento, California - CDFA knows food. We inspect it, we protect it, and we really enjoy it. So when the State of California came looking for a lead agency to coordinate the annual State Employees Food Drive, they didn’t have to look far. This year, CDFA is announcing a new partnership with Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS) to help us surpass last year’s phenomenal collection of 621,644 pounds of donated food. Let’s make it all the way to 700,000 pounds!

Sacramento, California - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking information that may lead to the apprehension of an armed and dangerous bank robber who has robbed three banks in Northern California. Dubbed the “Bad Breath Bandit” for his use of a disposable paper face mask during the commission of each of the robberies, the suspect is a white male who stands approximately 6’0” tall, weighs approximately 210-250 pounds with a medium build, and has dark hair.