From Contra Costa Times:
He’s almost 71. And his wife just resigned from the Alameda County Board of Supervisors after a drug-fueled affair with a meth addict. Her sensational downfall included shocking allegations that he once supplied her with drugs and encouraged her to commit suicide during a recent argument.
So now, after months of personal turmoil and four decades as one of the state’s most powerful Democrats, is state Treasurer Bill Lockyer preparing to quietly fade away?