A photo shot without flash on June 11 shows a Kern County Sheriff’s deputy who was diverted from his work protecting the public. The Lebec County Water District board president disrupted her own meeting because a news photographer quietly took a flash photograph in the context of reporting the news, in compliance with public meetings law. [Meyer photo]

A photo shot without flash on June 11 shows a Kern County Sheriff’s deputy who was diverted from his work protecting the public. The Lebec County Water District board president disrupted her own meeting because a news photographer quietly took a flash photograph in the context of reporting the news, in compliance with public meetings law. [Meyer photo]