Robert S. Wieder reports on California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom's efforts to anticipate regulatory issues involving the possible legalization of recreational marijuana in his state.
California could soon become the next state to legalize recreational marijuana use and former Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has 58 opinions about that. That’s according to a report from a Blue Ribbon Commission chaired by Newsom that investigated what would happen if California legalized recreational marijuana use for adults. Show More Summary
Back in 2011, the Texas economy was doing so well, and California’s so poorly, that the Democratic lieutenant governor of California, Gavin Newsom, travelled to Austin to seek advice from an unlikely mentor: the Republican governor of Texas, Rick Perry. Show More Summary
"How can we reconcile these sort of concerns that we all have around how quickly things are changing?" So asked California's Lieutenant Governor, Gavin Newsom, in a recent interview at Singularity... read more
On Wednesday morning, little more than three months after California’s voters reëlected Governor Jerry Brown for another four years, Gavin Newsom, the lieutenant governor and former mayor of San Francisco, became the first person to declare his intention to take Brown’s place when he reaches the end of his final term at the start of 2019. Show More Summary
California’s Lieutenant Governor said Wednesday he would run for governor in 2018, staking an early claim to fund-raising and endorsements as the most populous U.S. state faces an unprecedented generational shift in political leadership. Gavin Newsom made the announcement four years ahead of...
The most important responsibility of California's lieutenant governor is simply to be there, to wait around just in case the governor should die, resign or become incapacitated.
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh stood his ground Monday when asked about California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s released statement of a day earlier that criticized the team for playing defensive lineman Ray McDonald in the wake of his arrest Aug. Show More Summary
Poor Gavin Newsom. Once he was the Mayor of San Francisco, spending his days working in a golden City Hall, sleeping with his campaign manager's wife, and boozing around town. Now he's California's lieutenant governor, doing a job he feels has little purpose and sharing desks with an internet browser extension startup in a San Francisco co-working space. Read more...
California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom wants to be every techie's favorite politician. He wrote an entire book about technology reinventing government and routinely speaks at industry events. He even attended Sean Parker's infamous wedding. Now Newsom is declaring his "intense passion" for Silicon Valley's chosen car company. Read more...
California's Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has dropped his support for the state's controversial high-speed rail project, defying Governor Jerry Brown, who has made high-speed rail one of his central priorities. Echoing argumentsShow More Summary
It may be the holiday season, but Gavin Newsom, California's tech savvy Lieutenant Governor, is as mad as hell. And he's not going to take it any more. The fury of California's second most powerful state politician is, ironically, directed at government itself. Show More Summary
This morning, former San Francisco Mayor and current Lieutenant Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, and Udacity co-founder and CEO Sebastian Thrun took the stage to talk to TechCrunch co-editor Alexia Tsotsis about technology and the fissures it's creating in higher education. Show More Summary
California's Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and Udacity founder Sebastian Thrun discussed what it will take to fix America's out-dated system of higher education, at TechCrunch Disrupt.
Inhabitat readers might remember that we interviewed California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom in 2009, back when he was the mayor of San Francisco in a live webcast that was open to any of our readers who wanted to attend. The finale of our Green Talks
Gavin Newsom, lieutenant governor of California, personally called NFL commissioner Roger Goodell as a character witness for Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch regarding a DUI arrest. How's that for having friends in high places? As...Show More Summary
On ce an up-and-comer, former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has been reduced to obscurity in his position as California's lieutenant governor. And Gov. Jerry Brown, once an ally, is content to leave him that way.
Gavin Newsom, lieutenant governor of California and former mayor of San Francisco, sounds tired - but still in a hurry. Darting between meetings in Silicon Valley and Sacramento, Newsom tells me that it's long past time for government...Show More Summary
Editor's note: Gavin Newsom is Lieutenant Governor of California and the former Mayor of San Francisco. It is outrageous. Once again the gay community is reminded of where it stands with the political leadership, both Democrats and Republicans. Show More Summary
It is refreshing but depressingly rare for a politician to speak out against the war on drugs. However, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has done just that, saying that the war on drugs is an "abject failure" and that most politicians are secretly in favor of legalizing marijuana. Show More Summary