Peter Ragone

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Where Does Gavin Newsom Live?

    No matter where he lives, Newsom will still be a Giants fan​There seems to be much confusion about whether Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom is officially a resident of San Francisco or a resident of Marin County, or both. News reports have consistently claimed Newsom is now a resident of Marin Cou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Aaron Peskin Questions Whether Gavin Newsom Can Be a Member of Local Democratic Party

    Dear Gavin ... ​Upon hearing news that Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom would move his family to the ritzier county of Marin, you'd expect to hear his political rivals say something like "Don't let the door hit you on the way out." Instead, they are going to great lengths to remove any remaining t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Tony Winnicker Says 'Farewell' to Everyone but SF Weekly

    You don't write, you don't call​Mayoral spokesman Tony Winnicker has quit his job after working for the last year as former mayor Gavin Newsom's mouthpiece and then Mayor Ed Lee. Will we miss him? Not really, and here is why: He never calls us back!The fact that Winnicker has frozen out SF Weekly ... More >>

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    July 7, 2010
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    June 8, 2010

    Good News For Gavin Newsom! Former Flack Votes For Him.

    ​With today's projected turnout at 33.3 percent -- a palindrome, and all-time low -- it means the record amount of money spent will be spread over a potential record few number of voters.So, every vote counts. And, in a bit of good news for Mayor Gavin Newsom, his former flack, Nathan Ballard, inf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    A Peek at Lascivious Anti-Newsom Mailers

    Yesterday we reported on a viscerally anti-Gavin Newsom flier landing in mailboxes across the state. In addition to a pair of eye-popping photos, the anonymous postcard gives the phone numbers of two political consultants -- who say they don't know what the hell is going on here -- and lists the ret ... More >>

  • News

    September 9, 2009

    The Wrong Stuff

    Candidate Newsom is “narcissistic,” “thin-skinned,” “disloyal,” and “friendless.” And that’s from his former supporters.

  • News

    December 12, 2007

    No Linkup for You!

    In the world of online community, one authoritative man can dictate your social life

  • News

    March 28, 2007

    Fair and Balanced — Almost

    Media criticism done wiki-style.

  • News

    January 10, 2007

    Drive-by Reporting

    A primer for out-of-town journalists flocking to the Pelosi power story

  • News

    November 9, 2005

    The Deal With Treasure Island

    Tony Hall's firing casts the spotlight on a real estate mega-deal that slogs along under a veil of secrecy

  • News

    November 2, 2005

    Welcome to Talkalot

    An Arthurian legend: in which the mayor espouses employment in modern high-tech industries while allowing a return to the industrial age

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