Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture is celebrating its 100thanniversary as a state agency in 2019. Throughout the year this blog will feature a number of items to commemorate this milestone. Today we continue with the Centennial Reflections video series, featuring CDFA employees remembering their histories, and the agency’s.

Washington, DC - Two owners and operators of a Los Angeles, California, home health agency were sentenced to 120 and 78 months in prison yesterday for their roles in a scheme to bill Medicare for various items and services, including home health services, diagnostic testing, medical procedures and durable medical equipment that were not medically necessary and/or were not provided.

Los Angeles, California - A federal jury found a Los Angeles doctor and patient recruiter guilty Friday for their roles in a $33 million Medicare fraud scheme in which Medicare was billed for clinic, home health, hospice services and durable medical equipment that patients did not need or did not receive.

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement regarding the death of CAL FIRE Captain Stacy Hamilton:

Los Angeles, California - A Los Angeles, California-based dentist was sentenced to 40 months in prison Thursday for his role in a $3.8 million health care fraud scheme in which he billed numerous dental insurance carriers for crowns and fillings that were never provided to patients.

Los Angeles, California - A member of the Big Hazard street gang was sentenced Monday to 156 months in federal prison for orchestrating and executing the nighttime firebombing of African-American families at the Ramona Gardens Housing Development in Boyle Heights in 2014 in order to force the residents out of their homes.