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  • Joaquin Arambula sworn in to California Assembly

    Joaquin Arambula, a physician from Kingsburg and the son of a former legislator, takes the oath of office to the state Assembly on Thursday, April 14, 2016. Arambula is joined by his wife and daughters at the state Capitol in Sacramento. Arambula's arrival gives the Democrats 52 seats in the 80-member house, two away from a two-thirds majority.

Joaquin Arambula, a physician from Kingsburg and the son of a former legislator, takes the oath of office to the state Assembly on Thursday, April 14, 2016. Arambula is joined by his wife and daughters at the state Capitol in Sacramento. Arambula's arrival gives the Democrats 52 seats in the 80-member house, two away from a two-thirds majority. Christopher Cadelago ccadelago@sacbee.com
Joaquin Arambula, a physician from Kingsburg and the son of a former legislator, takes the oath of office to the state Assembly on Thursday, April 14, 2016. Arambula is joined by his wife and daughters at the state Capitol in Sacramento. Arambula's arrival gives the Democrats 52 seats in the 80-member house, two away from a two-thirds majority. Christopher Cadelago ccadelago@sacbee.com
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April 28, 2016 4:00 AM

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