TITLE

Update

AUTHOR(S)
Rebecca Shore
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Sports Illustrated;11/17/2008, Vol. 109 Issue 19, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces the victory of former basketball player Kevin Johnson in a political race for the position of mayor in Sacramento, California. Johnson, a democrat, beat the incumbent democratic mayor Heather Fargo for the position. The author provides information about Johnson's philanthropic work and two legal altercations he has faced.
ACCESSION #
35219151

 

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