In the hours leading up to last week's 11th-hour compromise on the Municipal Transportation Agency's budget, Mayor Gavin Newsom engaged in some dubious multitasking. During the sensitive negotiations about MTA's finances, Newsom took some time to send out a message on Twitter (known as a "tweet"). Was the mayor updating his 400,000 followers about the wrangling over the transit budget? Nope. He was asking supporters to sign a petition to President Obama urging... More >>>