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
Adam Carolla took the Huffington Post to task for allegedly trying to foster a racial angle to recent interview between the comedian and California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom. The conversation between the two men centered around discussions about success in the black and Latino communities. In Carolla’s recent podcast he stated that the Huffington Post [...]Show More Summary
California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom had a heated discussion about inequality in America with unlikely source on Friday: comedian and radio personality Adam Carolla. Adam Carolla Discusses The Black Community Via HuffPo reports: Carolla invited the Lieutenant Governor onto
California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom had a heated discussion about socioeconomic inequality in America with unlikely source on Friday: comedian and radio personality Adam Carolla....
(Gavin Newsom appears tonight at Town Hall. Tickets are $5.) Look: It's not that every politician has to be a gifted writer. Nobody expects California lieutenant governor Gavin Newsom's new book, Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square...Show More Summary
California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom joined Jimmy Kimmel last night and as it usually does when Newsom is around, the topic of marriage equality came up. Newsom applauded Obama for opposing Proposition 8 before the Supreme Court and for his...
Inhabitat readers might remember that we interviewed California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom 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 series of live chats with green thought-leaders, this interview touched on subjects [...]