Latest Gavin Newsom Stories

2011-06-03 10:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) today announced that California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom will help kick off Launch: Silicon Valley 2011, Silicon Valley's most affordable, high visibility product launch showcase for emerging technology companies, to be held on June 7, 2011.

2011-04-06 14:25:00

New Online Tool Helps Individuals and Families Determine EITC Eligibility SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the final days of tax filing season, California families were introduced to a new online calculator that can help them easily determine if they qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a federal tax credit that can boost an individual's or family's federal refund by as much as $5,666.

2011-01-11 04:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayor Gavin Newsom nominated Vince Courtney to serve on the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC).

2010-11-14 07:36:31

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is planning to veto a new city law that would put an end to toys being given away as part of a children's meal at restaurants.

2010-08-25 16:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Gavin Newsom today announced a partnership between San Francisco and Toyota to pilot the company's state-of-the-art Prius plug-in hybrid demonstration program vehicles.

2010-08-09 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, August 9 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing travel, marks its third year anniversary with festivities that celebrate the airline's continued expansion, unique team and award-winning service.

2010-04-08 11:35:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Maitri San Francisco (www.maitrisf.org), the only AIDS-specific residential care facility in the San Francisco Bay Area, has announced its signature gala and auction, BLISS 2010.

2010-01-27 20:28:00

SOUTHAMPTON, England, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Wrapping up her Expedition of the Americas segment, a part of her current world voyage, Cunard Line's Queen Victoria made her inaugural visit to San Francisco today.

2009-12-03 06:05:00

San Francisco and Amsterdam are competing online to see which city wins the title of being the greenest.

Word of the Day
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.