Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and First Lady Anne Gust Brown hosted the 85th Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony this evening on the West Steps of the State Capitol.

Sacramento, California - Today is World Soil Day, as recognized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to celebrate the importance of soil as a critical component of natural systems and a vital contributor to human well-being.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The San Diego State football team has accepted an invitation to play Houston in the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 12:30 p.m. PT. The game will be played at Sam Boyd Stadium and will be broadcast nationally by ABC.

Santa Monica, California - Thursday, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) was recognized for Environmental Leadership at the California League for Conservation Voter’s (CLCV) Southern California Environmental Leadership Awards.

Washington, DC - Come hear about the Solar in Your Community Challenge, the SunShot Initiative’s new program to expand solar access to all Americans.

Washington, DC - One year ago Friday, the people of San Bernardino endured the horror of a terrorist attack whose reverberations touched all of America.  The 14 innocent men and women who were taken from us that day had come together to celebrate the holidays and represented the best of our country. Their paths to the Inland Regional Center—whose mission is to serve fellow members of the community—varied. Some of the victims were just beginning careers of service, while others had devoted decades to those around them. The brutality of the attack’s perpetrators could not have been in starker contrast to the selflessness and generosity that characterized those taken from us.