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2009-09-09 17:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom will be a special guest of President Barack Obama tonight for the President's historic speech on healthcare reform before a joint session of Congress and the nation. As Co-Chair of the U.S.

2009-09-01 19:14:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Azteca America television network is proud to feature San Francisco Mayor and State of California gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom on the Sept. 1 broadcast of "Issues: Caras y Voces," hosted by veteran Latino journalist Armando Guzman.

2009-07-29 11:00:00

Will help develop political strategies, strengthen key relationships with state leaders SAN FRANCISCO, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has hired a former top aide to San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, Wade Crowfoot, as its new West Coast Political Director.

2009-07-09 19:48:44

All San Francisco city departments must audit unused land in the city to see if it can be turned into community gardens or farms, the mayor said. In addition, food vendors contracting with the city must offer healthful and sustainable food, all vending machines on city property must offer healthful food options and farmers' markets must begin accepting food stamps, Mayor Gavin Newsom said, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. There also will be no more doughnut shop runs before meetings and...

2009-04-30 07:30:00

Officials convene to address access to healthy food and physical activity; four mayors and school superintendent honored for exceptional leadership WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eleven of the nation's most prominent policy-maker groups have endorsed a host of comprehensive policy strategies and environmental changes to create healthier communities and help reverse the childhood obesity epidemic.

2009-02-25 17:23:37

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2009-02-23 16:32:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom on Thursday announced a partnership with UC Berkeley Extension and other organizations to improve San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza, aimed at turning it into a vibrant and sustainable district.

2009-02-18 18:53:12

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and his wife, actress Jennifer Siebel Newsom, are expecting their first child, his office said Wednesday. We are pleased to confirm that Mayor Gavin Newsom and first lady Jennifer Siebel Newsom are starting a family, Newsom spokesman Nathan Ballard said in a statement. The mayor and the first lady are thrilled to be embarking on this adventure together, and they appreciate your good wishes. Bay City News Service said the statement confirms earlier news reports...

2009-02-18 12:01:00

Company joins Mayor Gavin Newsom's efforts to drive awareness and use of environmentally friendly electric vehicles SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.

2008-10-06 18:00:16

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween is for everyone. This year, the second annual "Home for Halloween" campaign is spreading the word through a broad public awareness campaign, including an online video contest at http://www.homeforhalloween.com/.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.