Now that Gavin Newsom is running for governor, we're getting to see a new side of him — or, at least, a campaign portrayal distinct from the real-life mayor San Franciscans know. According to his "Newsom for Governor" publicity materials, the mayor has used "aggressive civil service reform and a lot of common sense to manage what is often seen as an unmanageable city." And last week he released a Web video advertisement, in which the former husband of his top education aide declared — in halting Spanish — that San Francisco schools are improving and teachers are... More >>>