School children look at the statue of Queen Isabella in the rotunda of the State Capitol. One of the Capitol's least-known traditions, perhaps, is the mischievous, biennial tossing of coins by lobbyists into the crown of Queen Isabella on the final night of each legislative session.
School children look at the statue of Queen Isabella in the rotunda of the State Capitol. One of the Capitol's least-known traditions, perhaps, is the mischievous, biennial tossing of coins by lobbyists into the crown of Queen Isabella on the final night of each legislative session. Brian Baer Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
School children look at the statue of Queen Isabella in the rotunda of the State Capitol. One of the Capitol's least-known traditions, perhaps, is the mischievous, biennial tossing of coins by lobbyists into the crown of Queen Isabella on the final night of each legislative session. Brian Baer Sacramento Bee Staff Photo