State Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, left, talks with Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chino, at the Capitol in 2015. A former Assembly speaker, Hertzberg returned to the Legislature after a 12-year hiatus.
State Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, left, talks with Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chino, at the Capitol in 2015. A former Assembly speaker, Hertzberg returned to the Legislature after a 12-year hiatus. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file
State Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, left, talks with Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chino, at the Capitol in 2015. A former Assembly speaker, Hertzberg returned to the Legislature after a 12-year hiatus. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file