Greg Wagner, the budget director for Mayor Gavin Newsom and Mayor Ed Lee, is leaving the uncertainty of the mayor’s office for a plum gig as the chief financial officer for the Department of Public Health. Read More
It didn’t take long for a little video to hit the Internet that replays just some of the promises that Mayor Ed Lee has made in the past that he wouldn’t run for office in November. Read More
A tuition increase of 9.6 percent at all University of California campuses was approved by the UC Board of Regents on Thursday in San Francisco.
UC regents are the second governing body of higher education in California to raise tuition this week. The California State University board of trustees approved a 12 percent tuition increase Tuesday at its meeting in Long Beach. Read More
All signs point to the San Francisco family abode of Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom being sold, and The San Francsico Examiner may have discovered the true reason why the home was inhospitable to their new brood. Read More
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s home in Ashbury Heights neighborhood of The City may already have a buyer, according to real estate listings.The 3,051-square-foot home on Masonic Avenue was first occupied by the Newsoms in June 2009. The couple purchased it for it for $2.73 million. Read More
Just in case you haven’t been reading the real estate section, former Mayor Gavin Newsom’s house hit the market this week.
For more pictures of Gavin Newsom's home, click on the photo to the right. Read More
We’ll say this about Luis Cancel: He’s made the world safe for the ever-growing number of telecommuters.That is to say, you shouldn’t feel guilty if you tell your boss that you won’t be in the office when you’re actually at the Russian River or Lake Tahoe, which — if you are actually working — is at least in the same hemisphere and time zone. Read More
California’s brand-new budget is set to shut down 70 state parks. Oakland has virtually abandoned dozens of its parks and San Carlos outsourced its park maintenance last year. In San Francisco, more than $14 million has been cut from Recreation and Park Department funding, and the department has lost some 100 employees since 2008. Read More
From the outside, the San Francisco city budget deal brought forward in the wee hours of the morning Friday was another chapter of City Hall togetherness in the age of Mayor Ed Lee. Read More
Remember when it was a huge controversy that Mayor Gavin Newsom went to Montana to get married and a sworn police officer drove a city-issued sports utility vehicle all the way to the wedding to protect him.And then there was a question about Newsom campaigning for governor all over the state with his security detail in tow. Read More