Newsom Report Calls For Heavy Regulation If California Legalizes MarijuanaA blue-ribbon panel chaired by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday released a policy report recommending that any move to legalize marijuana in California should emphasize public safety, limiting access by minors, and limiting corporate control over the maximization of tax revenue.
Governor Brown, Lt. Governor Newsom Using Personal Email For Government BusinessGov. Jerry Brown, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and other top elected officials in California acknowledge using personal email accounts to conduct government business, and it's not clear if their private exchanges are retained as public records or subject to disclosure.
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.
Feinstein Joins Brown Opposing Marijuana Legalization, Worried About Stoned DriversSen. Dianne Feinstein on Wednesday joined Gov. Jerry Brown in expressing skepticism about legalizing marijuana in California for recreational purposes.
Phil Matier: Time And Money Running Out On Many Ballot Initiative CampaignsIt'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.
Newsom Changes Mind On High-Speed Rail, Wants Money RedirectedLt. 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.
San Francisco Marks 10 Years Since Gavin Newsom Granted First Same-Sex Marriage LicenseWednesday 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.”
Newsom Leads Panel To Legalize Pot In CaliforniaLt. 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.
BART’s Final Offer Raising Tensions As New Dealine NearsBART 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.
Gov. Brown’s China Trip Gives Newsom A Chance To ShineAs 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.
Lt. Gov. Newsom Digs In Against Fish & Game Chief Over Cougar KillingSpeaking 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.