Calexico Port Officers Discover Liquid Methamphetamine Hidden in SUV Washer Reservoir

Calexico, Calif. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico, Calif., downtown port of entry arrested two female U.S. citizens after they discovered 18 pounds of liquid methamphetamine concealed inside the windshield washer reservoir of the sport utility vehicle in which they entered the country.

$173 Million Anti-Trust Settlement with Computer Chip Makers

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced a $173 million settlement with six manufacturers of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) computer chips who “conspired in an illegal global scheme to fix prices.”

DRAM is a common form of memory chip that stores information temporarily for quick access. It is found in desktop computers, laptops, servers, printers and networking equipment such as routers and hubs. DRAM sales to major electronic manufacturers, including Dell, IBM, and Hewlett-Packard, exceed $5 billion a year in the United States and $17 billion worldwide.

MEDICAL ALERT: WHOOPING COUGH EPIDEMIC

WHOOPING COUGH EPIDEMIC MAY BE WORST IN 50 YEARS

Urging Californians to get vaccinated now, Dr. Mark Horton, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), warned today that the state is on pace to suffer the most illnesses and deaths due to pertussis, also known as whooping cough, in 50 years.

“Whooping cough is now an epidemic in California,” Horton said. “Children should be vaccinated against the disease and parents, family members and caregivers of infants need a booster shot.”