Thursday, January 13, 2022

Possible arson at the San Diego home of the "face of the region’s pandemic response"


He has risen to increasing political prominence over the last several years as a primary proponent of the county’s COVID-19 policies — a stance for which he has received consistent criticism. In many ways, he’s been the face of the region’s pandemic response alongside ... the county’s public health officer.


[His wife] resigned last week after eight years in the Assembly — leaving her powerful position as the chair of the Appropriations Committee. She stepped down to lead the California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO, one of the state’s most influential labor organizations.