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Newsom, Chiang implore CalPERS not to invest in tobacco industry

California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and State Treasurer John Chiang both released statements Tuesday…

 

An online magazine opinion piece attributed to Lt. Gov. Gavin News contains at least one paragraph that largely originally appeared on the website of the National Center for Lesbian Rights. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s essay, posts lack citations

SACRAMENTO — An online magazine opinion piece attributed to California's lieutenant governor…

 

Democrats in the California Senate plan another attempt to outlaw the sale of assault rifles with easily detachable ammunition magazines known as bullet buttons. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,File)

California Democrats advance gun control bills after Orlando

SACRAMENTO — Democrats on a California legislative panel voted Tuesday to advance…

 

Christopher Ray, a volunteer for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, shows off his recent tattoos at a rally at City College of San Francisco's Mission Campus on Monday. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner )

Bernie meets the Mission; SF Democratic Party’s ‘dirty trick’ to endorse early

In a single day, Bernie Sanders reached more of San Francisco’s communities…

Christopher Ray, a volunteer for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, shows off his recent tattoos at a rally at City College of San Francisco's Mission Campus on Monday. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner )
San Francisco efforts should be focused on expanding services for the victims of sex trafficking and addressing the desperate circumstances that lead many into sex work. (Courtesy photo)

Not in our city

Human trafficking is an issue that continues to plague our city, region…

San Francisco efforts should be focused on expanding services for the victims of sex trafficking and addressing the desperate circumstances that lead many into sex work. (Courtesy photo)
The Muir Woods National Monument in Marin County is part of the expansive Golden Gate National Recreation Area. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Protecting our parks is a priority

Noted historian Wallace Stegner called it “the best idea we ever had.”…

The Muir Woods National Monument in Marin County is part of the expansive Golden Gate National Recreation Area. (Eric Risberg/AP)
State Treasurer John Chiang announced Tuesday that he's formed a campaign committee and will begin raising money to run for governor in 2018. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, 2011 File)

John Chiang will raise money for California governor bid

SACRAMENTO — State Treasurer John Chiang says he will begin raising money…

State Treasurer John Chiang announced Tuesday that he's formed a campaign committee and will begin raising money to run for governor in 2018. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, 2011 File)
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks in support of the Adult Use of Marijuana Act ballot measure in San Francisco on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Backers: 600K sign California initiative to legalize pot

Backers of a marijuana legalization initiative said Wednesday they have collected enough…

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks in support of the Adult Use of Marijuana Act ballot measure in San Francisco on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Larry Muraoka, 67, holds an abatement notice from Department of Public Health on Feb. 25 to clear his tent from 13th and Division streets. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Homelessness is like broccoli

As a kid, I disliked broccoli. I spread it around my plate…

Larry Muraoka, 67, holds an abatement notice from Department of Public Health on Feb. 25 to clear his tent from 13th and Division streets. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is sworn in for his second term by Gov. Jerry Brown in City Hall Friday, January 8, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Protest, celebration mark Mayor Ed Lee’s inauguration to second full term

Mayor Ed Lee’s inauguration to his second four-year term was lauded with…

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is sworn in for his second term by Gov. Jerry Brown in City Hall Friday, January 8, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Protesters demonstrate outside a McDonald's restaurant in Oakland. SEIU's state council announced an initiative Tuesday, that would raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020 and require at least six paid sick days a year, double the number now offered to low-wage workers.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Two unions battle for $15 hourly minimum wage in California

SACRAMENTO — The state's largest union said Tuesday that it has filed…

Protesters demonstrate outside a McDonald's restaurant in Oakland. SEIU's state council announced an initiative Tuesday, that would raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020 and require at least six paid sick days a year, double the number now offered to low-wage workers.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
Mayor Ed Lee is facing little opposition in his reelection campaign, allowing him to sail to another four-year term.  (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Dissension in the streets, but Lee coasting to victory

Like his predecessor before him, Mayor Ed Lee is coasting to a…

Mayor Ed Lee is facing little opposition in his reelection campaign, allowing him to sail to another four-year term.  (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and a gun control advocacy group are proposing a 2016 ballot initiative to strengthen the state's gun control laws by restricting ammunition sales, barring possession of large-capacity assault-style magazines and requiring gun owners to report lost or stolen guns to law enforcement. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California ballot measure seeks to tighten strict gun laws

SACRAMENTO — The lieutenant governor of the state with some of the…

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and a gun control advocacy group are proposing a 2016 ballot initiative to strengthen the state's gun control laws by restricting ammunition sales, barring possession of large-capacity assault-style magazines and requiring gun owners to report lost or stolen guns to law enforcement. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
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Lt. Gov. Newsom announces 2016 ballot initiative to curb gun violence, strengthen gun laws

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a 2016 ballot initiative today that…

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AP Photo/Nick UtLt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a public forum on his Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy at UCLA

Concern about legal marijuana and minors aired in California

Members of a commission led by California's lieutenant governor said Tuesday that…

AP Photo/Nick UtLt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a public forum on his Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy at UCLA
AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliIn this photo taken Monday

Newsom, Blakeslee unveil digital tool on government meetings

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former state Sen. Sam Blakeslee have teamed…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliIn this photo taken Monday
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California leaders routinely use private email

Gov. Jerry Brown, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and other top elected officials…

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Rich Pedroncelli/AP PhotoCalifornia Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he will begin raising money to run for California governor in 2018. In a written announcement Wednesday

Gavin Newsom to raise money for California governor bid

SACRAMENTO — California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who gained national attention as…

Rich Pedroncelli/AP PhotoCalifornia Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he will begin raising money to run for California governor in 2018. In a written announcement Wednesday
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoGavin Newsom pledged his support for marijuana legalization.

California Lt. Gov. Newsom pledges to campaign for marijuana legalization

If California legalizes marijuana use for adults in 2016, one of the…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoGavin Newsom pledged his support for marijuana legalization.

High-speed rail should stay the course like the Golden Gate Bridge project did

As the radio and newspapers chronicle Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s reversal of…