Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday announced the appointment of Cathryn Rivera-Hernandez as appointments secretary in the Office of the Governor, filling the role previously held by Mona Pasquil Rogers, who has served in the position since January 2011.

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s so-called Affordable Clean Energy Rule:

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is seeking public comment on the draft Request for Proposals (RFP) and application materials developed for the 2019 Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Technical Assistance Grant Program.

Riverside, California - A former financial advisor with a lengthy disciplinary history was arrested Wednesday pursuant to a federal grand jury indictment charging him with running a $14.5 million real estate fraud scheme by inducing victims to invest in his businesses and then using their money for personal expenses, including the down payment on a home in Upland.

Sacramento, California - At the request of Governor Gavin Newsom and in commemoration of June as LGBTQ Pride Month, the Pride flag will be flown on the main flagpole of the State Capitol building​ through July 1 ​for the first time in state history. The flag was raised this morning by staff from the California Department of General Services with oversight from an honor guard from the California National Guard.

Los Angeles, California - An Irvine resident who sold narcotics on one of the darknet’s largest marketplaces has been sentenced to 120 months in federal prison for illegally distributing drugs.