It's a perfect Northern California day outside your window. There's a slight chill in the air, but you won't feel it if you keep walking. People are wearing scarves again. Niners pennants ripple on cars like diplomatic flags. And Gavin Newsom just endorsed Hillary Clinton. 'Tis the season. Our erstw ... More >>
Invest, young man. Invest in politics! As of last night, San Francisco's election season is all over except for the shoutin' -- and recriminatin' and fulminatin' and tabulatin' who bought what. Assuming Mayor Ed Lee does pull it out, a number of observers will note he did so in spite of the actio ... More >>
We cannot see!Gavin Newsom never got along with the local press, especially when asked about uncomfortable topics. Actually, he seemed to prefer to get into huffy fights with them, or attempt to bite their microphones. But the New York City press loves our ex-mayor. The New Yorker wrote a feature ... More >>
BrainchildvnGavin Newsom might stop applauding if he better knew the career outcomes of previous lieutenant governors -- and failed candidates for the officeUPDATE: Newsom insists he's not making any statements about running for lieutenant governor. At least not now. First things first, our calls ... More >>
Props to the masterIn honor of our erstwhile mayor's 42nd birthday on Oct. 10, SF Weekly has declared Friday, Oct. 9 to be "Comb Your Hair Like Gavin Newsom Day." Your participation in this experiment will, once and for all, answer the critical question that has plagued local social scientists an ... More >>
¿Dónde estan Gavin Newsom y David Campos?This was as good a time as any for Gavin Newsom to get out of town (and he's out of town a lot, so he should know). While Newsom is off on a PG&E-funded jaunt down Mexico way, the mayor's paid apologists are left here to explain away recent polls tha ... More >>
Justin Page'I dedicate this touchdown to L'Oreal...'Mayors Gavin Newsom of San Francisco and Ron Dellums of Oakland come from different generations, but both have been assailed by their critics with the same adjective: detached. So no matter who drafts the better team tomorrow in a Yahoo! fantasy ... More >>
Apparently, even this guy has been forced to give up $4.90 every time he passes "Go"The official reason that 18 of the city's highest paid elected officials will take a minuscule pay cut was a recent city charter. But you could trace this one back to the Code of Hammurabi. Way down at the end, it ... More >>
On not one, but two occasions (if not more), Supervisor John Avalos has derisively suggested that Mayor Gavin Newsom resides in a different universe than the rest of us. We're not sure if Pacific Heights qualifies as another universe, but, whatever plane of existence Gavin dwells in, it appears he h ... More >>
(with apologies to the authors of He's Just Not That Into You)
We don't know what's in Gavin's head -- but now we know what's on itGavin Newsom is young, handsome, successful, and, most of all, people like him. San Franciscans love the guy. Elected him mayor twice, we hear. That being said, with rare exceptions, we tend not to take his advice -- especially when ... More >>
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State laws regulating vocational schools have been gutted. Disadvantaged students are paying the price.