Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Granted 274 Pardons or Commutations on Christmas Eve

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Granted  274 Pardons or Commutations on Christmas Eve

Sacramento, CA…Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has granted 143 pardons and 131 commutations. Individuals who have been convicted of a crime in California may apply to the Governor for a pardon. Those granted pardons all completed their prison sentences years ago and the majority were convicted of drug-related or other nonviolent crimes. […]

Governor Brown on Death of Newman Police Corporal

Governor Brown on Death of Newman Police Corporal

Sacramento, CA…Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Newman Police Corporal Ronil Singh: “On behalf of all Californians, Anne and I extend our condolences to Corporal Singh’s wife, young son, loved ones and colleagues. Our hearts are with the entire community of Newman and law enforcement officers across […]

Memorial Fund Set Up For Slain Newman Police Officer as Search Continues for His Killer

Memorial Fund Set Up For Slain Newman Police Officer as Search Continues for His Killer

Newman, CA…Newman Police Officer Ronil Singh (33) was shot and killed during a traffic stop just before 1:00 AM on 12/26/18. At 12:57 AM, Officer Singh called off on a traffic stop at Merced Street and Eucalyptus Avenue in Newman. A few moments later he called out “shots fired” over the radio. Multiple agencies responded […]

Kwanzaa Greetings from the White House

Kwanzaa Greetings from the White House

Washington, DC…Melania and I send our greetings to all those observing Kwanzaa. This annual celebration of African heritage, unity, and culture is a special opportunity for many to reflect on their shared ancestry and values. At this time, our Nation joins in honoring the important contributions of African Americans to the strength and success of […]

Attorney General Becerra: Murder Conviction of California Doctor Who Recklessly Prescribed Deadly Opioids Upheld on Appeal

Attorney General Becerra: Murder Conviction of California Doctor Who Recklessly Prescribed Deadly Opioids Upheld on Appeal

Sacramento, CA…California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and his legal team secured a critical victory in the fight against opioid abuse when the California Court of Appeal upheld the second-degree murder conviction of a former osteopathic doctor, Hsiu Ying Tseng. Tseng was convicted on February 5, 2016, of second-degree murder for the prescription drug overdoses of three of her patients: Vu […]

State Water Board Adopts 40% Unimpaired Flow Plan for Lower San Joaquin River and Southern Delta, Severe Impacts Feared for Reservoir Water Storage

State Water Board Adopts 40% Unimpaired Flow Plan for Lower San Joaquin River and Southern Delta, Severe Impacts Feared for Reservoir Water Storage

Sacramento, CA…The State Water Resources Control Board on December 12th adopted a plan designed to restore water flows through the Lower San Joaquin River and its tributaries—the Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Merced rivers. The plan update the Board adopted includes a requirement for 40 percent of unimpaired flow, within a range of 30 to 50 percent. […]

The Last 24 Hours of Presidential Tweets

The Last 24 Hours of Presidential Tweets

Washington, DC…The latest missives from the Presidential Fingers of Donald J. Trump. The Weekly Standard, Interior Secretary, Chief of Staff, Obamacare & more were subjected to his Twittering… 11 minutes ago The pathetic and dishonest Weekly Standard, run by failed prognosticator Bill Kristol (who, like many others, never had a clue), is flat broke and […]

Attorney General Becerra Denounces Court Ruling Declaring the ACA Unconstitutional, Vows to Continue the Fight

Attorney General Becerra Denounces Court Ruling Declaring the ACA Unconstitutional, Vows to Continue the Fight

Sacramento, CA…Attorney General Becerra today issued the following statement regarding Judge Reed O’Connor’s decision in Texas v. U.S., declaring the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional, but denying the injunction: “Today’s ruling is an assault on 133 million Americans with preexisting conditions, on the 20 million Americans who rely on the ACA for healthcare, and on […]

CAL FIRE San Benito-Monterey Unit Transitions Out of Peak Fire Season

CAL FIRE San Benito-Monterey Unit Transitions Out of Peak Fire Season

Monterey, CA – Recent rains and cooler temperatures across the region have lowered the threat of wildfires allowing CAL FIRE’s San Benito-Monterey Unit to transition out of peak fire season effective Monday, December 17, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. in San Benito and Monterey Counties. “2018 brought yet another record-setting peak wildfire season. The devastation seen […]