Tim Howe, a lobbyist and political consultant who was a top aide to Democratic lawmakers, died Nov. 9, 2012, at 66. Read his story here.
Anne Chadwick Williams Bee file, 2006 Mervyn Dymally, shown on the Assembly floor in 2006, was a California assemblyman, state senator and lieutenant governor before his terms in Congress.
Jack C. Crose
A self-described former welfare mother, Barbara Alby at various times served in the Assembly and on the Board of Equalization.
Sacramento Bee file, 1998