Gov. Gavin Newsom Names New California Lottery Director


On June 11, California Governor Gavin Newsom announcedĀ Alva Vernon Johnson, 51, of Elk Grove, has been appointed director of the California State Lottery. He replaces outgoing director hugo Lopez. Johnson was director of intergovernmental affairs for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians from 2016 to 2018. He was executive director of governmental affairs and [...]