Rumors have been swirling about the imminent departure of Margaret Brodkin, the head of San Francisco's Department of Children, Youth & Their Families, since late last year. Turns out they were true. Mayor Gavin Newsom's press office sent out a release announcing Brodkin's departure (and t ... More >>
Where's Gavin? Far from San Francisco. Far from our problems. Today the Board of Supervisors begins the nails-on-chalkboard, surgery-sans-anesthetic, Adam Sandler Film Festival-painful process of adopting hundreds of millions of dollars in budget cuts. Gavin Newsom won't be there. Not that the mayor ... More >>
By Benjamin Wachs
I have to admit something before I begin: Gavin's ability to be boring is stronger than my ability to be funny.
I think I can hold the line for seven-and-a-half hours, but if he posts a sequel (perhaps "State of the City: Revolutions," or "State of the City: Attac ... More >>