As an update to a post from 2018, which noted that three was the highest number of women statewide officials to serve concurrently… the confirmation of Shirley Weber as Secretary of State brings that number to four, which is the new record for California. As a recap, the previous highs were: 4 Women in Statewide […]
Sometimes, you run into elected officials with similar names The two were State Senator John G. Tyrrell (a Republican elected to his one and only term in 1900) and State Senator John R. Tyrrell (a Republican elected to his one and only term in 1900). You see where this confusing?
New available on Amazon.com is Freedom: Reflections on What Makes America Great from a Veteran of World War I by State Senator Nelson S. Dilworth. Dilworth had a varied career, including time as a rancher, a newspaper publisher, and lawmaker. After serving as the publisher of the Coachella Valley News, Dilworth enlisted in the U.S. Army […]