From the governor’s office: “Reminding tourists that Southern California remains a beautiful, exciting and safe place to visit, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today toured popular tourist destinations still open for business after the recent wildfires… The following photos were taken at Sea World San Diego in San Diego, CA.”
Josh Richman covers state and national politics for the Bay Area News Group. A New York City native, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and reported for the Express-Times of Easton, Pa. for five years before coming to the Oakland Tribune and ANG Newspapers in 1997. He is a frequent guest on KQED Channel 9’s “This Week in Northern California;” a proud father; an Eagle Scout; a somewhat skilled player of low-stakes poker; a rather good cook; a firm believer in the use of semicolons; and an unabashed political junkie who will never, EVER seek elected office.