Stories about Gavin Newsom

Mayor Lee’s failed housing policies — and how we can demand change in 2015

The mayor's State of the City address stressed housing -- but his actual record is dismal and his proposals won't work   By Calvin Welch JANUARY 15,...

Will there be a mayor’s race in 2015?

  By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 2, 2014 – With Mark Leno officially taking himself out of the 2015 mayor’s race, there’s a real possibility that Mayor...

City Beat: Why did the mayor endorse Chiu (after waiting this long)?

By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 24, 2014 – In December, 2003, the local power structure had a genuine freak-out moment: A series of polls showed that...

Is the Left in SF dead? Um, no …

  By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 23, 2014 – We got quite a crowd for the Save the  Bay Guardian rally at noon today – at least...

Politics on Tuesday: What the latest Campos-Chiu poll numbers mean

By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 9, 2014 -- In November, 2003, shortly after Matt Gonzalez finished second in the voting for mayor, well behind front-runner Gavin...

Newsom says he voted to sue San Francisco

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 15, 2014 – We solved one mystery today. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom showed up for the State Lands Commission meeting at the...

Newsom may have to answer for lawsuit against SF

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 14, 2014 -- Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will be in the spotlight this week, when the State Lands Commission meets in...

City Beat: Newsom sues SF. Judge smacks down ACCJC. And did the mayor really say “Supervisor Asshole?”

By Tim Redmond JULY 17, 2014 -- Here’s the most interesting thing about the State Lands Commission suing San Francisco: Gavin Newsom is, in essence,...

When Gavin Newsom sells out the disability community

By Bob Planthold JULY 8, 2014 -- Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom wrote an op-ed piece June 16th in the Sacramento Bee that focuses on the innovation...

Mayor Lee’s new job-creation plan: swimming instructors

Maybe we could have Olympic swimming at the ballpark. By Tim Redmond MAY 15, 2014 -- The news about the Antarctic glaciers is all over the...