In this Jan. 27, 2015 image, Paul Martin adjusts his camera after taking a picture of a statue of Franciscan missionary Junipero Serra at the Mission San Diego de Acala in San Diego.
In this Jan. 27, 2015 image, Paul Martin adjusts his camera after taking a picture of a statue of Franciscan missionary Junipero Serra at the Mission San Diego de Acala in San Diego. Gregory Bull AP
In this Jan. 27, 2015 image, Paul Martin adjusts his camera after taking a picture of a statue of Franciscan missionary Junipero Serra at the Mission San Diego de Acala in San Diego. Gregory Bull AP
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Dan Walters: California Senate dishonors Junipero Serra on verge of sainthood

April 23, 2015 04:29 PM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.