Hot Temperatures and Fire Weather Concerns:
Hot temperatures are in store Friday – Sunday, with temperatures between 100° - 108° F
Impacts: High heat risk to the general population, and especially sensitive groups and a potential for heat-related illness to humans, pets and livestock with long outdoor exposure.
North wind gusts 20-30 mph and relative humidity 10-15% (locally lower).
Impacts: High fire weather danger potential with easier fire starts and rapid spread.
COOLING CENTERS ARE OPEN
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday denied parole for one of four men convicted in the 1979 killing of a Modesto couple.
A parole panel recommended in December that Ronald Ray Anderson, 57, be freed nearly four decades after the slayings of Phillip and Kathryn Ranzo.
Anderson cannot be safely released back into society, Brown said.
Eight Fallen Officers Honored during California’s Peace Officers’ Memorial Day –May 7th 2018
SACRAMENTO—Law enforcement officers from across California converged at the State Capitol today to honor officers who made “the ultimate sacrifice” in the line of duty. Senator Cathleen Galgiani served as the legislative sponsor of this year’s event that included the recognition of officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.
Senator Galgiani to Hold Hearing on the Asian
Citrus Psyllid’s Threat to California Citrus
What: Senate Agriculture Committee – Informational Hearing: Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing Disease: An Update on the Continuing Threat to California’s Citrus
When: Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 9:30 AM
April 4, 2018
TO: Media and General Public
RE: Video and Materials of Press Conference asking Governor to Overturn Parole of Ronald Ray Anderson
At an afternoon press conference today, State Senator Cathleen Galgiani was joined by Stanislaus and San Joaquin county law enforcement officials along with friends and family members of murder victims Phil and Kathryn Ranzo, to ask Governor Jerry Brown to overturn the parole of Ronald Ray Anderson.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is supporting a legislation to fight the growing underground economy in the state.
In a statement, AG Becerra said he is sponsoring Senate Bill 1272, which will make the Tax Recovery and Criminal Enforcement (TRaCE) Task Force permanent. The TRaCE Task Force will operate under the California Department of Justice.
In addition, the legislation will expand TRaCE Task Force with permanent teams in the Bay Area, Fresno, Los Angeles, Sacramento, and San Diego.
Senator Galgiani Announces Legislation to Combat the Underground Economy