Articles Tagged With ‘Gavin Newsom’




Gavin Newsom to head Marijuana legalization panel

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will head a panel studying marijuana legalization in California, with an eye toward drafting a measure for the 2016 presidential-year ballot. The American Civil Liberties Union’s new panel will monitor marijuana issues in Washington and Colorado,... (Continue reading)

CSU raises tuition 9% amid student protests

California State University trustees voted to raise tuition by 9 percent on Wednesday, while outside the system’s Long Beach headquarters CSU police violently clashed with protesters. [SanFranciscoChronicle] Police used pepper spray on student protesters. In the end, a glass entry... (Continue reading)

Maldonado takes charge in San Bruno

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is off to Asia on a trade mission, so the responsibility for coordinating the government’s response to Thursday’s gas pipe explosion in San Bruno has fallen squarely on the shoulders of Lieutenant Governor Abel Maldonado. [LA Times]... (Continue reading)

Poll: Newsom has 9-point lead over Maldonado

A new Field Poll shows that San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom currently enjoys a 9-point lead over former state Senator Abel Maldonado in the race for lieutenant governor. [San Francisco Chronicle] The poll shows Newsom leading Maldonado, who was appointed... (Continue reading)