Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, a Democrat who was born in Mexico, was also an adviser in Obama White House.
The receiver’s decision ends temporary court-ordered suspension and affects state’s sickest inmates.
Some Northern California Kaiser patients are waiting months to see an individual therapist.
But lawyer for Jeremiah Moore’s family vows lawsuit over October 2012 incident will continue.
Weather experts say the next couple of weeks could be some of the worst in state history.
State officials said they have not determined whether or not to offer applied behavior analysis therapy.
City cleanup of encampment under the Gilman Street overpass is causing tension with homeless advocates.