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Guess Who Donated To Colbert's Campaign?

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.31.2012 | San Francisco

On Wednesday, political comedian Stephen Colbert announced that his "super PAC," Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow, has raised $1.02 million f...

Infamous 'Sanctuary City' Triple Murder Trial Begins This Week

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.04.2012 | San Francisco

Jury selection began today in the triple murder trial of an undocumented immigrant whose story ignited a firestorm of controversy around San Francisco...

PHOTOS: Michelle Branch, Gavin Newsom And World Environmentalists Come Out For Green Gala

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.09.2011 | San Francisco

On Tuesday night, environmental supporters from around the world gathered at San Francisco's LEED certified Bently Reserve for the seventh annual Gorg...

Christina Wilkie

White House Party Team Steps Out | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama's chief party planner, White House Social Secretary Jeremy Bernard, rarely makes public appearances, but he made an exc...

SNEAK PEEK: Is This Gavin Newsom's New Home?

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.29.2011 | San Francisco

On Monday, SFGate reported that Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and wife Jennifer Siebel Newsom purchased a home in Kentfield (a woodsy Marin suburb ...

Controversial 'Healthy San Francisco' Program Named Finalist For Major Award

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.29.2011 | San Francisco

When it came to health care reform, San Francisco was ahead of the national curve. Passed in 2007, the city's Healthy San Francisco program expand...

Is This Gavin Newsom's New Home?

Fairfax Patch | Kelly DunleavyEmail the Author | Posted 01.28.2012 | San Francisco

The San Francisco Chronicle reported this morning that the Lt. Gov. and former San Francisco mayor purchased a home in Kentfield and would be moving t...

City Blankets New Spot With Free Wi-Fi

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.04.2012 | San Francisco

The long-promised dream of a blanket of free Wi-Fi covering San Francisco will soon become a reality--at least for a small portion of the city. Sta...

THE GAV HAS CHOSEN: Gavin Newsom Announces Mayoral Endorsement

AP | BETH DUFF-BROWN | Posted 12.24.2011 | San Francisco

Beth Duff-Brown, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is endorsing his hand-picked successor for the mayor's of...

San Francisco Mayor's Race 2011, AKA Jonestown 2011

Nato Green | Posted 12.20.2011 | San Francisco
Nato Green

It's hard to get too indignant about Obama when in SF, we can't elect a progressive mayor blindfolded with our hands tied behind our backs by a feminist dominatrix earning a living wage in a solar-powered basement dungeon.

Miss Representation: An Interview with Writer & Director Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Marianne Schnall | Posted 12.20.2011 | Women
Marianne Schnall

"It's not a 'women's' movement, it's a human rights movement we are embarking on. I think in some regards men are more enraged -- fathers of daughters are concerned about their future."

Sasha Bronner

'This Is Not Healthy' | Sasha Bronner | Posted 12.18.2011 | Los Angeles

Last night at the Paley Center For Media in Beverly Hills, California, an intimate group gathered to screen a documentary that is garnering lots of at...

The Real Dirt on Gavin Newsom's Visit to Half Moon Bay: From Someone Who Was Actually There

Wendy Andary | Posted 12.12.2011 | San Francisco
Wendy Andary

The bottom line is this: the articles proclaiming "Gavin Newsom Draws Boos by Attacking Democrats" are flat out wrong and misleading.

GAV ON THE ATTACK: Newsom Calls Fellow Dems Weak On Jobs

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.10.2011 | San Francisco

When he was in the process of running for Lieutenant Governor, Gavin Newsom caught a lot of flack for saying he didn't know what the Lieutenant Govern...

Game Changers in Silicon Valley: Calls for Public Uprising

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 11.22.2011 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

"You have no idea how much more you should be frustrated!" Gavin Newsom, California's lieutenant governor, was on fire. Newsom appeared at the Game Changers Conference in Silicon Valley September 13.

Russian Billionaire's Lavish Gift To Gavin Raises Questions

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Kyle Finck Every year, California politicians receive gifts from supporters and friend...

Regaining California's Leadership Role as America's Opportunity Capital

Gavin Newsom | Posted 10.22.2011 | San Francisco
Gavin Newsom

A troubling perception has taken hold across the financial landscape that California's economy is now stuck in a state of permanent stasis, that we've somehow lost our mojo.

The Results Are In: SF's Most Powerful Party Names Its Mayoral Picks

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.18.2011 | San Francisco

The San Francisco Democratic Central Campaign Committee, the organization in charge of the city's Democratic Party, issued its endorsements on Wednesd...

Was Gavin Newsom 'Blindsided' By Jerry Brown?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.18.2011 | San Francisco

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom had a plan. He thought it a good plan. The type of plan that, if properly executed, could resurrect Ca...

Guess Who Leads The Fundraising Pack -- By A Mile?

| Posted 10.04.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Chase Davis The semiannual state campaign filing deadline passed this week, and Lt. Go...

Gavin Gets The Boot

Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.28.2011 | San Francisco

The first rule of the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee is you have to live in San Francisco to be a member. The second rule of the...

Off The Market: Newsom's Home Sells In Less Than A Week

Posted 09.13.2011 | San Francisco

That was fast. Less than a week ago, the local blogosphere erupted in slideshows of Gavin Newsom's $2.75 million Ashbury Heights home. The four-bed...

Mayor Lee Lays Out Vision For Next Muni Chief

Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.12.2011 | San Francisco

Correction: It turns out that the quote from Ed Lee was purely the invention of one of our favorite columnists, Melissa Griffin. Oops! She was indicat...

No Time For Retreat On Homelessness

Michela Alioto-Pier | Posted 10.11.2011 | San Francisco
Michela Alioto-Pier

Five members of the Board of Supervisors want to revisit fights of the past by dismantling Care Not Cash, San Francisco's landmark policy that has delivered real results for thousands of formerly homeless San Franciscans.

Aaron Sankin

Why Did Gavin Flee SF? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.11.2011 | San Francisco

It didn't take long after vacating City Hall for former mayor Gavin Newsom to hightail it out of San Francisco. Wife, daughter and newborn son in tow,...