The list of San Diegans of great statewide political influence over the years isn’t very long, but Toni Atkins just leapt toward the top of it.
Senator Toni Atkins of California started out behind the scenes. She first supported another woman running for office in San Diego, but she never imagined running for office herself.
Gov. Jerry Brown today signed Senate Bill 214, legislation authored by Sen. Toni Atkins that will strengthen the capacity of the San Diego River Conservancy to protect and enhance historic, cultural and natural resources within the watershed along the 52-mile San Diego River.