05/02/2011 03:42 pm ET Updated Jul 02, 2011

Osama Bin Laden Dead: California Leaders React

California and Los Angeles leaders released official statements in reaction to the news of Osama Bin Laden's death. The outpouring contained a mixture of praise for President Obama and the armed forces, caution about the need for vigilance, and an acknowledgment of the upcoming 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Below is a slideshow of official statements and quotes.