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Kevin Johnson
Eric Garcetti makes an impression in Sacramento
Eric Garcetti makes an impression in Sacramento

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti may be running for governor someday. So his first mayoral visit to Sacramento last week was intriguing. Yes, of course, it's way too early to speculate about who will succeed Gov. Jerry Brown, a virtual cinch to win a record fourth — and final — term in November. But that never stops a political junkie. Anyway, as much as last week's primary election for statewide offices was ho-hum, the next one should be a humdinger. And that's fun to hypothesize. Assuming Garcetti performs well at City Hall and is easily reelected in 2017 — and doesn't make a foolish campaign pledge to serve out his term — the Democrat could...