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Members Of Long-Running International Child Pornography Ring Convicted

WASHINGTON–Two men have been convicted for their roles in a sophisticated conspiracy to distribute child pornography to a secret, world-wide network over the Internet. Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Acting U.S. Attorney Josh J. Minkler of the Southern District of Indiana and Acting Inspector in Charge Troy Raper of […]

CPUC Issues Proposed Decision Adopting Settlement Regarding San Onofre Closure

SAN FRANCISCO–The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today issued a Proposed Decision for Commissioner consideration that would approve a settlement that provides consumer refunds and credits of approximately $1.3 billion due to the premature shut down of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station following a steam generator tube leak on January 31, 2012. Under the […]

CPUC Identifies Changes Needed To Proposed San Onofre Settlement

SAN FRANCISCO–The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today identified changes that must be made to a proposed settlement regarding the failed steam generator tubes at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station before the settlement can be considered by the CPUC’s Commissioners. In a Ruling issued today, the Commissioner assigned to the case, Mike Florio, and […]

Trans Energy Inc. To Restore Streams, Wetland Damaged By Natural Gas Extraction Activities In West Virginia

WASHINGTON–The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP), and the Department of Justice (DOJ) today announced a settlement with Trans Energy Inc., requiring the oil and gas company to restore portions of streams and wetlands at 15 sites in West Virginia polluted by the company’s unauthorized discharge of dredge […]

Gov. Brown Appoints New Administrator At CalVet’s West Los Angeles Veterans Home‏

LOS ANGELES–On Wednesday, Governor Jerry Brown appointed Thomas Bucci of Solano as administrator at our California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) Veterans Home of California, West Los Angeles. “Our West Los Angeles Veterans Home is one of CalVet’s top priorities, and we are excited to bring such a skilled leader into our community,” stated Undersecretary […]

UC San Diego Pays Tribute To Actor, Alumnus James Avery

LA JOLLA–The University of California, San Diego hosted a memorial tribute to late actor James Avery on March 1 at the campus’s Mandell Weiss Forum. The event included an afternoon of theater, live music, personal reflections and poetry readings in Avery’s honor. Avery was a UC San Diego graduate of 1976. Best known for his portrayal […]

CA Man Receives 210-year Federal Prison Term For Drugging, Raping Girls In Cambodia

LOS ANGELES–A retired Marine Corps captain who was convicted of drugging and sexually abusing girls in Cambodia was sentenced Friday to 210 years in federal prison. Michael Joseph Pepe, 60, of Oxnard, was convicted by a jury in May 2008 of seven felony counts for traveling to Cambodia to engage in illicit sexual conduct with […]

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