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  • Newsom, Blakeslee unveil digital tool on government meetings

    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former state Sen. Sam Blakeslee have teamed up with computer scientists to create a video search engine that they say will lift the shroud on government by allowing people to see, read and share what their representatives are doing in the state Capitol.
  • Best San Francisco since 2000 pulls Oakland into new twin cities

    SAN FRANCISCO San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is presiding over the city's strongest economy since 2000 as his counterpart across the bay, Oakland's Libby Schaaf, sees advantage rather than competition in her neighbor's expanding wealth. The two leaders are...

    Gavin Newsom back at Supreme Court steps over gay marriage

    Gavin Newsom back at Supreme Court steps over gay marriage
    Gavin Newsom strolled down the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court building Tuesday afternoon looking a lot less lonely than he did a decade ago. Other Democrats – and even many gay activists – warned in 2004 that the then-San Francisco mayor&...

    Gavin Newsom takes risk by seeking to legalize recreational pot use

    Gavin Newsom takes risk by seeking to legalize recreational pot use
    A few weeks into his first term as mayor of San Francisco in 2004, Gavin Newsom made a bold and controversial decision, ordering the city-county clerk to violate state law and issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Newsom was ultimately...

    Newsom, other supporters call for study before 2016 pot ballot measure

    Newsom, other supporters call for study before 2016 pot ballot measure
    A group led by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a proponent of legalizing marijuana, is calling for a public airing of the issue to prepare the ground for an expected 2016 ballot measure that would decriminalize use of the drug. In a report provided to The Times,...