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WATCH: Gavin Newsom vs. 'Homo Sex Is Sin'

The longtime equality advocate took a moment alongside antigay protesters outside the Supreme Court to reflect on how far we've come — and how little has changed. read more

How California Bested Texas

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

Gaving Newsom's rational support of legalizing pot

To the editor: It is disconcerting to think that Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his run for governor, would be "taking a gamble" in backing the legalization of marijuana. ("Gavin Newsom takes risk by seeking to legalize recreational pot use," April 6)

Gavin Newsom takes risk by seeking to legalize recreational pot use

A few weeks into his first term as mayor of San Francisco in 2004, Gavin Newsom made a bold and controversial decision, ordering the city-county clerk to violate state law and issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Seven lawmakers have committees for 2018 lieutenant governor's race

With Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom termed out in 2018, seven current and former state legislators, including Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles), have opened committees to raise money for possible campaigns for lieutenant governor.

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Future of Work: We’ve Got To Out Educate If We’re Going to Out Compete

"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

Gavin Newsom: California Is The 'Worst Of All Worlds' When It Comes To Marijuana

last monthNews : Huffington Post

California has the oldest and largest legal marijuana market in the country, bringing in $1.3 billion a year. It's also the least regulated, allowing for local governments to enforce their own rules at their whims and a thriving underground...Show More Summary

Newsom, other supporters call for study before 2016 pot ballot measure

A group led by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a proponent of legalizing marijuana, is calling for a public airing of the issue to prepare the ground for an expected 2016 ballot measure that would decriminalize use of the drug.

The Difference Between a Serious Safety Organization Like the NTSB and Our SFMTA – “Toward Zero” vs. “Vision Zero”

Tweet(Remember Gavin Newsom’s Vision from 2004 of Zero homeless people on the Streets of San Francisco by 2014? How did that work out? Oh, there are more now? Oh So now we have a New Vision Zero – SFGov has banned all transportation-related deaths and injuries in San Francisco starting in 2024 and continuing in […]

Haunting Graffiti in the GGP Panhandle – Hey, How Many Gallons of Pure HETCH HETCHY Water Has SFGov EVER Recycled? Ever?

TweetThis is arresting: It’s at the famed half-million-dollar Honorable Gavin Chrsitopher Newsom Toilet Building in the Golden Gate Park Panhandle. (Learn about the building itself from SF Weekly’s Joe Eskenazi here – “Class For Your Ass.”) Anyway, yes, our drinking water comes from the Yosemite area, from a thousand li away. So, you’re oll korrect […]

On train, tunnel, Newsom would change course from Brown

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

In a Gavin Newsom governorship, California's current bullet train project probably would be derailed.

Gavin Newsom’s Long, Long Campaign for Governor

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 Gavin Newsom says he will run for governor in 2016

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Gavin Newsom is the first to enter 2018 race for governor

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

In an unusually early announcement of political intentions, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom launched a fundraising committee Wednesday to run for governor in 2018.

Newsom says launch to raise money, form plan to restore state's greatness

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that he is launching his 2018 gubernatorial campaign not only to get a head start on raising money, but also to craft a substantive plan to restore California to greatness.

Gavin Newsom To Run For California Governor In 2018

The current Lt. Gov. of California and former San Francisco mayor is launching a campaign. “Newsom has long wanted to be governor, and the move – more than three years before the election – is an early shot across the bow at other potential Democratic candidates. By forming a committee, Newsom can raise up to [...]

Newsom Launches 2018 Campaign for California Governor

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) announced that he has opened a fundraising account to run for governor in 2018, the Los Angeles Times reports. “Newsom has long wanted to be governor, and the move – more than three years [...] The post Newsom Launches 2018 Campaign for California Governor appeared first on Political Wire.

Gavin Newsom starts fundraising for 2018 gubernatorial bid

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that he has opened a fundraising account to run for governor in 2018.

California's Senate vacancy: There's more to it than just wanting the seat

4 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

We had a little public do-si-do this week over whether California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris or Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, both Democrats, would run to succeed Sen. Barbara Boxer, who announced last week that she would not run for reelection next year.

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