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March 23, 2000 | 7:00 pmRobert M. (Bob) Hertzberg will be sworn in as speaker of the California Assembly, the state's second most powerful political post, at 9:30 a.m. on April 13.
The ceremony was originally scheduled for April 26, but, he notes, "I looked at the Jewish calendar and said, I can't do this,...