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Tragedy could boost Newsom’s gun-control push

Tragedy could boost Newsom’s gun-control push

By Chris Reed . The slaughter of 14 people at a San Bernardino conference center Wednesday morning by two heavily armed Islamic extremists could provide a boost to Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s planned 2016 ballot initiative imposing stricter gun-control laws on California. Wednesday afternoon, before much was known about the attacks or the motives of the […]

Gavin Newsom transforms Lt. Governor’s post

Gavin Newsom transforms Lt. Governor’s post

By John Hrabe . A lieutenant governor’s only job, the old joke goes, is to wake up every morning and check the governor’s pulse. The position has been considered so pointless that even Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom called for eliminating the post in 2012. In spite of that image, Newsom has found a way to transform the […]