John Garamendi

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Hey, Gavin: List of Upwardly Mobile Lieutenant Governors Is Truly Brief

    BrainchildvnGavin Newsom might stop applauding if he better knew the career outcomes of previous lieutenant governors -- and failed candidates for the office​UPDATE: Newsom insists he's not making any statements about running for lieutenant governor. At least not now. First things first, our calls ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    It's 6:30 a.m. -- Do You Know Who Your Lt. Gov Is?

    Can you answer me our questions three? Okay, it's just one question. But it's hard! ​Much drama ensued last week, when Sen. Abel Maldonado didn't quite get enough votes to be confirmed for Lieutenant Governor -- leading Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to bluster he'd confirm Maldonado anyway and Democr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    S.F. Bay Guardian Tells Those Conservative Suburban Twits How To Vote

    Well, Edna, if the Guardian says they're for Garamendi, I reckon we should be, too​The Bay Guardian loves to complain about a certain Chronicle columnist from Walnut Creek criticizing San Francisco policies. The Guardian essentially contends that suburbanites cannot be expected to understand t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Hizzoner Willie Brown on Road Trip -- This Time to Glamorous Merced -- Picks Jerry Brown To Win Gov Race

    It remains to be seen whether Willie Brown will mention any $340-a-plate dinners on his recent trip to Merced as he did recounting his richer-than-foie-gras birthday bash in Paris. It may not even be possible to spend $340 at an eatery in Merced without downing numerous meals or walking off with arm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    Michela Alioto-Pier for Lt. Governor?

    We got a tip earlier this week from a usually reliable political insider that Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier is considering a run for lieutenant governor. According to the source, Alioto-Pier has been putting out feelers to test the idea of making a bid for the most useless job in Sacramento. If y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2008

    Governor Newsom? Who Knew?

    By John Geluardi It was no big surprise Tuesday when San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom officially opened up his campaign war chest so big money interests can start kicking in the $30 mill’ or so he will need to run for governor of California in 2010. Newsom has been the fair-haired darling of the ... More >>

  • News

    July 6, 2005

    Political Insurance

    To help thousands of the disabled, a San Francisco attorney takes on an insurance company -- and New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer

  • News

    July 28, 2004

    Looking Inside INdTV

    Al Gore and ex-Stanford prof Joel Hyatt say their S.F.-based cable news channel for twentysomethings won't be ideological. But do the Democratic moneymen behind the venture know that?

  • News

    September 10, 2003

    Son of Super Swindler

    The unsettling link between a group of firms that sell financial planning services to elderly Californians and one of the most notorious con men in U.S. history

  • News

    February 27, 2002

    Mark of Effectiveness

    Why Mark Leno ought to serve in the Assembly, and Harry Britt should go back to New College

  • News

    November 12, 1997

    Let's Make Appeal

    UCSF-Stanford merger challenged directly in appellate court

  • Calendar

    October 1, 1997
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