Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Re-Elected California Lieutenant Governor

Democrat Gavin Newsom has been elected to a second term as California lieutenant governor.

11/04/2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speaks to reporters after finishing a speechabout th CIA on the Senate floor, on March 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. Sen. Dianne Feinstein Feinstein (D-CA) who is Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee has accused the CIA of secretly removing documents from computers used by the Senate Intelligence. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Feinstein Joins Brown Opposing Marijuana Legalization, Worried About Stoned Drivers

Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Wednesday joined Gov. Jerry Brown in expressing skepticism about legalizing marijuana in California for recreational purposes.

03/19/2014

A California polling place

Phil Matier: Time And Money Running Out On Many Ballot Initiative Campaigns

It’s crunch time for would-be California ballot initiatives with backers of some particularly controversial ones acknowledging they may not have the support or money to qualify their initiatives for the November ballot.

03/18/2014

California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom give remarks after being sworn in as the 49th Lt. Governor of California at the California State Capitol on January 10, 2011 in Sacramento. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Newsom Changes Mind On High-Speed Rail, Wants Money Redirected

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, once a strong supporter of California’s high-speed rail project, says he has changed his mind and no longer backs it.

02/14/2014

File photo of a same-sex couple getting married in San Francisco City Hall in February 2004. (CBS)

San Francisco Marks 10 Years Since Gavin Newsom Granted First Same-Sex Marriage License

Wednesday marks 10 years since the first same-sex marriages took place in San Francisco City Hall. One of the first couples who got married, along with then-Mayor Gavin Newsom, look back on the decade since the “Winter of Love.”

02/12/2014

California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom give remarks after being sworn in as the 49th Lt. Governor of California at the California State Capitol on January 10, 2011 in Sacramento. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Newsom Leads Panel To Legalize Pot In California

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said it’s time for California to get serious about legalizing marijuana and that he’s willing to put his political reputation on the line to make it happen.

10/17/2013

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BART’s Final Offer Raising Tensions As New Dealine Nears

BART contract negotiations were set to resume Monday morning amid concerns whether BART’s last minute offer to unions was a positive step or if it may have imperiled the process.

10/14/2013

California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom give remarks after being sworn in as the 49th Lt. Governor of California at the California State Capitol on January 10, 2011 in Sacramento. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown’s China Trip Gives Newsom A Chance To Shine

As Gov. Jerry Brown makes his first trip out of the country as governor, the man who might someday seek to replace him has a temporary chance to oversee the affairs of the nation’s most populous state.

04/09/2013

California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom (L), Fish and Game Commission President Daniel Richards poses with dead mountain lion. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/Western Outdoor News)

Lt. Gov. Newsom Digs In Against Fish & Game Chief Over Cougar Killing

Speaking with KCBS, CBS 5 and SF Chronicle insider Phil Matier Friday, California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom reiterated his call for the State Fish and Game Commission President to resign over a mountain lion hunt.

03/02/2012

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