San Diego Union-Tribune

“It’s hard to remember a statewide officeholder in recent decades who got off to a worse start…Lara…refused to release his calendar for weeks.…Why leave the impression he is far too cozy with the companies he regulates? Lara only encouraged that perception in a speech to 200 top insurance industry attorneys last Thursday when…Lara said he would ‘start engaging the industry like never before.’”

https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion/editorials/story/2019-07-30/editorial-insurance-commissioner-ricardo-lara-proving-to-be-his-own-worst-enemy