TweetI’ll tell you, the number of people (outside of select parts of SF Gov and the People’s Republic of China) who knew what was going on when the disastrous Olympic Torch Relay came to town in 2008 was small. But Stratfor seemed pretty well clued-in. See how its employees mocked CNN and defended man-child Gavin [...]
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
Happy 10th Anniversary! On February 12, 2004, then-Mayor (now Lieutenant Governor) Gavin Newsom decided to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, calling it a "fundamental right." According to The Associated Press, 4,000 couples were married over the following month before the California Supreme Court stepped in and voided the marriages.......
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
"Hats off, I want to compliment them, they did more than what I was able to do, but my God, it's inadequate to the moment and the future that we're living in."
Rahm Emanuel, Gavin Newsom and all 16 Democratic women in Senate join Hillary bandwagon.
Here's a quiz. Name the job of each person: • Lane Kiffin • Justin Bieber • Gavin Newsom • Janet Napolitano • Kim Kardashian • George Takei All these people work in California. But if I actually gave this quiz to Californians, I'm betting...Show More Summary
California often leads the charge on social issues, but sometimes it's ahead of its time; that may have been the case with the attempt to legalize marijuana. In November 2010, Proposition 19, a ballot measure to legalize marijuana was defeated by a slim margin of 53.5% of voters voting "no,"......
On Thursday the ACLU of California announced that Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) would chair a panel to resolve the issues needed to legalize marijuana in California. Late last year Newsom publicly endorse marijuana legalization and earlier this year told the California Democratic Party that it should back the idea.
TweetBefore Andrea Koskey became yet another San Francisco Examiner writer who sold out to The Man by taking a gig with political scion / man-child Gavin Newsom, she was writing stuff like this about the unused ped bridge over Geary at Steiner. So like SFGov “improved” the Western Addition by tearing down a mess of [...]
At a cloud computing conference in San Francisco, two of our country's youngest-ever elected statesmen discussed the convergence of politics and tech.
Earlier this week, the Lt. Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, said that in the future, "65% of grade school kids are going to have a job that hasn’t been invented yet.” If the past has taught us anything, though, it's that most yet-to-be-invented jobs will never actually exist. Read more...
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.
“65% of grade school kids are going to have a job that hasn’t been invented yet.” – Gavin Newsom, Lt. Governor of San Francisco #tcdisrupt — TCDisrupt (@tcdisrupt) September 9, 2013 Read more...
TweetOh, it was a joke? OK fine. This shot sat around on the Web for months ’til it was discovered and distributed, back in the day. Click to expand I think it humanizes him, the big jerk. The tall, low-IQ, ambitious, born-into-politics, overconfident jerk.
Former Stanford professor Sebastian Thrun believes that in 50 years there will only be ten institutions in the world that offer higher education, and that Udacity — a startup that offers STEM-heavy free online courses — will be one of them. Show More Summary
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