Kevin de León on a visit to the Statute of Liberty with his daughter, Lluvia de Milagros Carrasco. She is now 23 and pursuing a modeling career. Photo courtesy of de León.

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Dan Morain joined CalMatters in March 2018. He is the former editorial page editor of The Sacramento Bee. Morain also spent 27 years at The Los Angeles Times, and has covered the Capitol since 1992.