The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

January 3, 2011
Brown disappoints at hot dog inaugural event

brown dog.jpgThe Bee's Jack Chang reports on Gov. Jerry Brown's quick visit to the hot dog tent at the "Peoples' Inauguration Party" at the Capitol in this post on our sister blog Capitol Alert. Chang reports that the crowd was disappointed that Brown didn't make a few remarks.

The comments on the post speculate on what that means: nothing or an indication of more disappointments to come.

There's also video (from which we captured a screen shot, right) with lots of talk about mustard.

PHOTO: Gov. Jerry Brown and his wife, Anne Gust (left), eat hot dogs at the "Peoples' Inauguration Party" at Capitol Park. From video footage. Jack Chang / Sacramento Bee.

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