Mayor Gavin Newsom is picking up his newborn daughter from the hospital this afternoon, he announced on Twitter.
“Thanks for the kind words about my daughter,” the mayor wrote on his Twitter page, where he announced both his daughter’s birth last Friday and also his candidacy for governor several months ago.
He also wrote: “Picking her up from the hospital after twitter talk!”
The online discussion was scheduled to end at 1:30 p.m.
The quiet, intimate ambience of Port of San Francisco commission hearings has been shattered by a march towards greater government transparency.
Three television cameras and plenty of lights were set up inside the Ferry Building meeting room Tuesday to record the Port’s commission hearing for San Francisco Government Television.
San Francisco, you’ve got mail.
And not only was it signed and delivered by our very own Mayor Gavin Newsom, the online letter you probably don’t yet know you’ve received represents another few pieces of paper that The City says didn’t need to be used.
The goal is to save The City money.
Mayor Gavin Newsom probably wishes he could do nothing today but spend time with his newborn daughter, who came home from the hospital Tuesday.
However, Newsom will at least make one appearance this afternoon to move forward his gubernatorial campaign. The mayor will chat in his first online town hall meeting -- an hour-long event starting at 6 p.m.
Mayor Gavin Newsom will likely be welcoming his wife and newborn home from the hospital today, so don’t expect any public appearances.
But Newsom will make at least one appearance – on Twitter.
This afternoon, he plans to use the site where he first announced his candidacy for governor to answer questions on how to fix California.
The Shelton Theater was successful in its application for securing one of those coveted liquor licenses.
The theater, located at 533 Sutter Street, will now be able to serve beer and wine, after the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the liquor license Tuesday. The theater stays open until 11:30 pm on Friday and Saturday nights and to 10 pm on other nights.
A San Francisco-based national biotechnology training organization has secured federal funding needed to continue operating until 2013.
Congresswoman Jackie Speier at a press conference on Monday said the City College of San Francisco-based Bio-Link organization would receive $5 million in National Science Foundation funds over four years.
Supervisor Sean Elsbernd introduced a resolution Tuesday welcoming the Presidents Cup to San Francisco, which will take place on the Harding Park golf course, which is in Elsbernd’s district.
The world’s greatest golfers will hit the links from Oct. 6-11. Not only that but “we are expecting no only big names in the golf world but big names in the political worlds, big names in the entertainment worldm,” Elsbernd.