On Sunday, Contra Costa County District Attorney Diane Becton issued a statement following national news coverage of her wedding over the summer which she held in the backyard of her El Sobrante home.
The event was held on Aug. 1, which was well known over the summer by many elected leaders in Contra Costa County, is now making national news as she is a potential candidate for California Attorney General if appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom.
Ahead of the wedding, Becton told neighbors, via note, that there would be 20-30 extra cars parked in the area on August 1 while Contra Costa County was at high risk of COVID-19 transmission. Becton also said no cases of COVID-19 were linked to her wedding.
Diane Becton posted the following statement to social media: