Oustanding appointment

By From page A4 | November 23, 2012

It worked once before, why not try it a second time. Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Republican former Army Green Beret B.T. Collins as leader of the California Conservation Corps and later as his chief of staff. The late Collins was an inspirational speaker, drawing a packed Veterans Hall here in Placerville at the invitation of the Mountain Democrat in 1986 to help raise funds for the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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