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Tag: Lieutenant Governor

January 19, 2011 | 12:54 pm

Your Former Mayor in Action

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Wow, it didn’t take long for Gavin Newsom to start making some waves. From the Sacramento Bee this morning. Gavin Newsom suggests challenging Jerry Brown’s UC cuts In his first remarks at a University of California Board of Regents meeting this morning, Lt. Gov. and Regent Gavin Newsom proposed challenging half a billion dollars in […]

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Gavin Newsom Ascends; Facebook, Email Say It’s So …

January 10, 2011 | 4:32 pm

Gavin Newsom Ascends; Facebook, Email Say It’s So …

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You can now safely say “former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom.” The mayor, whose seven-year tenure included a week of overtime to get some last-minute chores done such as anointing a successor and installing a new district attorney, has left one building (City Hall) and entered another (California’s state Capitol). Like all the people of […]

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January 10, 2011 | 8:48 am

Newsom Ready to Take Lieutenant Gov’s Oath

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San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is finished tying up loose ends—putting the finishing touches on an America’s Cup deal; pushing city Chief Administrative Officer Ed Lee to the top of the list of possible interim mayors; and appointing an interim district attorney, erstwhile Police Chief George Gascón. Now he’s ready for the next chapter in […]

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September 28, 2010 | 7:51 pm

Even more on Maldonado

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Twitter comments about Abel Maldonado’s performance on Forum today are scathing. Forum producer Judy Campbell tells me she was surprised by the shrillness Maldonado exhibited, as he came across as a lot more polished on his previous appearance on the show in January.

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September 28, 2010 | 5:59 pm

Maldonado-Newsom follow-up

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The full debate is now up on the Forum site. Some comments from users below. Several people noted that they were turned off by Maldonado’s lack of civility. I was shocked at how childish and hateful Maldonado came off. He is exactly what’s wrong with politics today. I can’t stand Gav, so I guess I’ll […]

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