Dan Richards, president of the California Fish and Game Commission, holds a mountain lion he killed in Idaho. Mountain lion hunting is prohibited in California. Some have asked Richards to resign his post, but he has indicated he will stay put. Richards is a partner in Rancho Cucamonga development company Colonies Partners. 2012/Western Outdoor News
BY JIM MILLER
Published: 01 March 2012 08:55 PM
SACRAMENTO — When Inland businessman Dan Richards sat before the Democrat-controlled Senate Rules Committee nearly five years ago, it was the picture of conviviality as the panel considered his appointment to the state Fish and Game Commission.