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Torrico brings his campaign for AG here
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on Nov 27, 2009
State Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico brought his campaign for California attorney general to Pleasanton the other day, greeting scores of well-heeled supporters who gathered for the $250-a-ticket fundraiser on the colonnade behind Joe Johal's multi-million-dollar home high in the hills in the Grey Eagle estates. Torrico has represented the 20th Assembly District, which includes about a third of Pleasanton east and south of downtown since 2004. Being termed out next year after completing three terms in office, Torrico, who has strong Democratic Party support, chose to seek the attorney general's office after Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown indicated he might run for governor in 2010. At this time, Brown appears to be the only serious contender for the nomination in the June 8 Democratic primary next year and would be likely to back Torrico for his current job.
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posted Friday, November 27, 2009, 12:00 AM