GRANDPA --- John Garamendi decided that the noisy hotel ballroom of the Democratic election night party was not the best place to take a congratulatory cellphone call on his victory as the state's new lieutenant governor. Instead, he took the call out in the hallway, holding his grandson close. This seemed a perfect visual intersection between Garamendis personal and political life.
November 7, 2006.

GRANDPA --- John Garamendi decided that the noisy hotel ballroom of the Democratic election night party was not the best place to take a congratulatory cellphone call on his victory as the state's new lieutenant governor. Instead, he took the call out in the hallway, holding his grandson close. This seemed a perfect visual intersection between Garamendis personal and political life. November 7, 2006.