INTERVIEW - Policy of Engagement
John Garamendi, deep into his second stint as state insurance commissioner, stakes out his turf as he wrestles with WellPoint on its proposed merger in a bid to make his department a top consumer protection agency

By BRAD SMITH
Staff Reporter

As an all-conference lineman at the University of California Berkeley, John Garamendi had a choice when he graduated from Cal in 1966: professional football or public service...

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