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3 hrs ago | Politico

Napster billionaire's next mission: Conquer politics

These days - in the age of the super PAC and Citizens United - a campaign donor with a million dollars to spend isn't cool.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Immigration Reform, Charlie Crist, US Governors, San Francisco, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Huffington Post

Sebelius's Resignation Should Spark Reform

Last week the head of the Department of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, resigned -- standard operating procedures in politics and business after a "scandal" or "failure."


Related Topix: Electronic, Spark, California, California Government

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Reporter

Danette Mitchell: Media images aren't pretty

L ast week, in Suisun City, I attended a screening of "Miss Representation," sponsored by the Vacaville Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club and the Salvation Army KROC Center.


Related Topix: Suisun City, CA, Vacaville, CA, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Education Etc.

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Scott Peters

Scott Peters and Carl DeMaio continue to rake in big bucks for their much-anticipated showdown in San Diego's 52nd Congressional District.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Scott Peters, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Immigration Reform, San Diego County, CA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Golden Gate Xpress

"Be Nice, Look Twice" isn't as nice as M-Ocean View line going underground

Twenty-one pedestrians were hit and killed last year in San Francisco and Mayor Ed Lee's "Be Nice, Look Twice" Campaign is among the most useless things he's done during his time in office.


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA


Gift ideas for Kamala Harrisa wedding

After years of being the hottest ticket in town, California Attorney General Kamala Harris is finally off the market and marrying some lawyer from Los Angeles who must be very confident in his own masculinity.


Related Topix: Wedding, Nob Hill (San Francisco, CA), Jerry Brown, US Governors

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Democratic governors resist moves to legalize marijuana

California voters strongly favor legalizing marijuana. The state Democratic Party adopted a platform last month urging California to follow Colorado and Washington in ending marijuana prohibition.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Jerry Brown, US Governors, US News, Peter Shumlin

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Free Republic

Slippery stuff: California bill would enshrine state amphibian

California has established an array of official state symbols, from its widely recognizable ursine flag to some state foods enshrined by Lt.


Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Capitol Alert: California bill would enshrine state amphibian

California has established an array of official state symbols, from its widely recognizable ursine flag to some state foods enshrined by Lt.


Related Topix: California, Coachella, CA, Sacramento, CA

LA Daily News

Effort to require warnings on sugar-sweetened beverages is misguided: Guest commentary

A few years back, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom addressed “a severe lack of focus and inefficiency in California's ability to work with business.” It was an acknowledgment that government and business need not exist in a constant state of tension.


Related Topix: Beverages, Agriculture, Science, Michelle Obama, Sacramento, CA, Opinion

Wed Apr 02, 2014


GOP candidate to present 'anti-corruption' idea

Republican lieutenant governor candidate Ron Nehring will use a speech to members of the California Federation of Republican Women in Carlsbad Wednesday to discuss his proposals to remedy what he calls Sacramento's "culture of corruption."


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

The Daily Beast

The Gun-Running SenatorBy David Freedlander

Things went downhill fast for the San Francisco politician who 'flirted with both sides' and as a result, put the bulls eye on his own back.


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

2009 Iowa ruling seen as gay-marriage harbinger

Stuart Gaffney remembers the exact morning when, over coffee in his San Francisco home, he discovered the purpose of Twitter.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Twitter, Varnum (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

Tue Apr 01, 2014

SF Weekly

Skin in the Game: Richard Branson Declares America's War on Drugs Racist

The magnetic billionaire with the electric smile rerouted from his mission to put people in orbit for a trip to San Francisco last week.


Related Topix: Drugs, San Francisco, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Milpitas: Record Powerball jackpot claimed; $425 million ticket bought at gas station

A man who just laid claim to a record-setting lottery prize thanks to a fateful gas-station sandwich run says he's aiming his new fortune at battling child hunger and promoting pediatric health and education.


Related Topix: Lottery, Public Relations

Sun Mar 30, 2014


Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom Announces California State Lands...

Cloud-based enables California state lands commission to engage residents; Californians can now easily see how the state generates nearly half a billion dollars in revenue from oil and gas contracts, mineral royalties, and leasing programs.


Related Topix: California, Bell, CA

Sat Mar 29, 2014

NBC Bay Area

Calif. Lawmakers Vote to Suspend Yee, 2 Others

The California State Senate on Friday voted 28 to 1 to suspend embattled Sen. Leland Yee, who was arrested by the FBI this week on firearms and public corruption charges.


Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Montebello, CA, San Francisco, CA

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

oeYHola M xico' for mayor, chamber group

San Diego's leading business and political figures along with Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will be in Mexico City next week to foster trade.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico, US Politics, US News

National Review Online

The Feed

In the years after his release from prison, Raymond Chow insisted he had gone straight and tried to prove it by posting photos with celebrities and endorsements from politicians across his Facebook profile.


Related Topix: Prison, San Francisco, CA

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Uptown Almanac

The Wild Tale of a Political Consultant's Blood and Piss-Soaked 50th Birthday Party

There's been much ado about Jack Davis lately. The political consultant with ties to big developers and mayors Gavin Newsom, Willie Brown, and Frank Jordan is being linked to the incredibly shady "Clean Up the Plaza" astroturf campaign , all while "working as a paid political consultant for the condo project at 16th and Mission."


Related Topix: The Mission (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA