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Cameron Symth had to get clearance from the Assembly Rules Committee. But by now, Jon Waldie must be used to the holiday-time requests from Smyth’s office. First it was Trick or Treating on the Capitol’s fourth floor. Now, Donda Scholl in Smyth’s office is spearheading the holiday office door decorating contest. The Assembly Rules Committee will judge the contest, and the winner will be declared on Dec. 10. The rules committee has apparently cracked down on religious imagery. A disclaimer on a filer circulated among fourth-floor denizens invites questions for “appropriate holiday theming” to be directed to Scholl. … Meanwhile, it’s wedding bells for former bachelor Lloyd Levine. The Assemblyman has gotten over his politician’s distrust of the media and popped the question to his anchorwoman girlfriend, KCRA anchor Edie Lambert. … Speaking of the media, there is a new state political radio show making its debut this weekend. Russell Stiger, who for years has been the lead photographer for the Assembly Democratic Caucus, starts a new moonlighting gig with the debut of the Russell Stiger Show on 1240 AM. The show will air at 4:00 on Saturday afternoons. Stiger’s first guest this weekend will be former Speaker and San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown
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