Hector Amezcua/hamezcua@sacbee.com

Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal, D-Long Beach hugs Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg after she spoke at a women's caucus lunch in Sacramento. Sandberg's appearance comes as the social media giant has entered the Sacramento political world in earnest -- making a long list of campaign contributions and successfully lobbying to kill privacy bills it opposed.

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