Grassroots Governor? "Populist candidate gets a head start on 2018 rivals with campaign stop in Chico

"When I was superintendent, I went to all 58 counties; I visited schools in Chico more than once,” Eastin told the CN&R. “I’m a big believer that people shouldn’t just come to you, and you shouldn’t just talk to them in 30-second sound bites. You should go listen to them, hear what their concerns are, hear what their thoughts and ideas are."

PHOTO BY EVAN TUCHINSKY. Delaine Eastin, after her town-hall-style event at the Chico library, compared her grassroots campaigning to the Democratic presidential candidate who spoke at Chico State last year, saying: “I think I was Bernie before Bernie.”

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