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Newsom hires new top advisor in staff shakeup; Selection of veteran Sacramento strategist could signal a new focus on state politics.

Dec 22, 2020 - Los Angeles Times
Board and Executive Moves

Halfway into his first term as governor and immersed in a historic struggle to slow the spread of COVID-19 in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom confirmed on Monday the departure of his chief of staff and the selection of a veteran Sacramento strategist to lead his administration.

Ann O'Leary, who was one of the first appointments made by Newsom after his 2018 election, sent the governor her resignation letter on Monday. Jim DeBoo, a former top advisor to members of the California Legislature w...