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A proposal to help taxis compete with Uber and Lyft

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

California politics updates: California Republicans may give their leader another term; Gavin Newsom talks reality TV, legal pot April 27 2016, 10:10 AM Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's a quick glance at what we're following right...

Andy Cohen talks with 'favorite politician' Gavin Newsom on Bravo's 'Watch What Happens Live'

California politics updates: Capps' daughter opting for school board over Congress, tracking free sports tickets for lawmakers April 26 2016, 10:10 PM Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's a quick glance at what we're following right now:Laura...

Two top California Democrats feud over an issue they agree on: gun control

A political war of words has broken out between Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom over how to enact new gun control laws in California. Newsom is close to turning in 600,000 signatures to put a measure on the November ballot designed to reduce gun violence, but De...

Why Gavin Newsom's gun law won't help

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

What if we passed a law knowing that even usually law-abiding people wouldn't comply with it? This fall, California voters may do just that if they approve Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom's Safety for All gun reform initiative. The result could be a small enhancement in public safety, and a potentially significant...

SF’s Homeless Amnesia

Campos Forgets What Works, Promotes Shelters Over Housing “The department would represent the most significant effort to end homelessness since then-Mayor Gavin Newsom created his 10-year plan to end homelessness in 2004.”—SF Chronicle, December 3, 2015, responding to Mayor Lee’s Read More » The post SF’s Homeless Amnesia appeared first on Beyond Chron.

Will the SFMTA/RPD’s Car Ban Plan for the East Side of Twin Peaks Increase Access or Decrease Access? Take a Look at This Photo

TweetTake a listen, to Phil Matier here. And then take a look, at what an Ivy Leaguer / Attorney / Former Gavin Newsom Jogging Buddy Who For Some Reason Is In Charge Of Our Park System has to say here: As he sees it, the plan “increases the recreational accessibility of the area and makes it […]

Gavin Newsom's Former Buena Vista Manse Hits Market at $3.495M

Before he was Lt. Governor, this is where Mayor Newsom resided When we called real estate agent Jane Ivory to ask about the grand house she's listing at 1581 Masonic Avenue, she sounded surprised when our first question was about Lt....Show More Summary

Two crazy liberals, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush talk about immigration

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Gavin Newsom posted this video to Facebook, saying "This video is shocking. The way that Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush talked about immigration and the US/Mexico border in 1980 -- during a presidential debate -- you would think that they were Democrats. Show More Summary

Gavin Newsom Announces Arrival Of Fourth Child (!)

Following God's law that all beautiful people must procreate as often as humanely possible, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newson and his wife, thespian filmmaker/SFist commenter Jennifer Siebel Newsom have produced their fourth offspring. [ more › ]

Opposition campaign launched against Gavin Newsom's gun control initiative

A new campaign opposing Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed ballot initiative to toughen California’s gun laws accuses the Democrat of “shamelessly exploiting” the San Bernardino terrorist attacks to win support for the measure and advance his own campaign for governor. The California Rifle & Pistol...

Notes From HPS

David is in a throw-down with Gavin Newsom, who is a worm.  It might be interesting to watch this one play out.  I don’t do Facebook because I hate Mark Zuckerberg so much.  But for those of us who can stomach an account, I admit it can be used for good from time to time. […]

How Gavin Newsom keeps getting ahead of the pack

5 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

Two things were evident amid the fusillades of confetti and extended glad-handing at last week's endorsement of gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom by the politically powerful California Nurses Assn. One was the importance of timing. The other was the impact of vengeance. It looked, as the lieutenant...

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Wants to Toughen California Gun Laws Via Ballot Initiative

5 months agoNews : Reason

Yesterday's San Bernardino gun attack may well affect the politics of a prospective 2016 ballot initiative in California being pushed by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, former mayor of San Francisco (where regulatory overreach has by now driven out all gun stores) and 2018 gubernatorial hopeful. Details were reported a while back by San Jose Mercury News: Lt. Show More Summary

Coalition calls for greater focus on computer science in UC, Cal State admissions

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and a coalition of high-profile business and academic leaders are pressing UC and Cal State to adopt new admissions requirements for math that would include computer science as an option.  The appeal was in a letter sent Wednesday to the Board of Admissions and Relations with...

California Nurses Association endorsing Newsom for governor

A labor union representing nurses throughout California gave Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom an early endorsement for his 2018 campaign Wednesday. The Democratic gubernatorial hopeful was set to speak to the group's conference in Los Angeles. The endorsement from the California Nurses Assn. was "one of the...

California needs serious gun control, not half-baked measures

To the editor: Thankfully, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will support a proposed ballot initiative on gun safety next fall. Unfortunately, the measure will be a watered-down version of nine unsuccessful bills from our Legislature; its central provision will be background checks on those buying ammunition....

Hear An Impassioned Case For Higher Minimum Wage On 'Real Time'

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom visited "Real Time with Bill Maher" on Friday night to discuss the importance of raising minimum wage in his state.  "Economic growth has been a spectator sport for too many people. Wages are flat, salaries are flat and we need to step it up," he said during the show's "Overtime" segment. Show More Summary

With proposed gun control initiative, Newsom seems to be following Bloomberg's strategic lead

SACRAMENTO – As he pushes a proposed ballot initiative cobbled together from gun-control bills that died in the Legislature or on the governor's desk, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom frames the battle he hopes to wage next year as a personal one. "Since Sandy Hook, I have sat back as a father and been mesmerized...

Andy Cohen and Bill Maher Make an Awkward Sandwich of Gavin Newsom: WATCH

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom found himself amidst an awkward exchange between Bill Maher and Andy Cohen last night about Charlie Sheen, celebrity sex habits, and porn star STDs. The conversation began with a listener question about the… Read The post Andy Cohen and Bill Maher Make an Awkward Sandwich of Gavin Newsom: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

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