Barbara Boxer has a granddaughter

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., has welcomed her fourth grandchild.

Reyna Sofia Boxer — 6.2 lbs and 18 inches — was born Monday afternoon at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. Reyna is the second child for the Senator’s son, attorney and Oakland Planning Commissioner Doug Boxer, and his wife Amy, who co-owns Welcome Home Furniture Rental & Staging; they live in Oakland, where the Senator keeps one of her California homes. She is the Senator’s first granddaughter.

Josh Richman

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.