Gavin Newsom sworn-in as governor

"Gavin Newsom took the oath as California’s 40th governor Monday and instantly challenged President Trump, promising a “progressive, principled” administration that will counter “corruption and incompetence” in the White House," the San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday. "About halfway through the new governor’s 25-minute address, 2-year-old Dutch, the youngest of Newsom’s four children, wandered onto the … Continue reading Gavin Newsom sworn-in as governor

Delaine Eastin returns to Union City as governor’s race heads to final weekend

California gubernatorial candidate Delaine Eastin visited Alvarado Park in Union City Thursday evening for a campaign rally as her progressive campaign heads toward the final weekend before next week's June primary. It was a return to Eastin's political roots. She began her career in elected office as a Union City councilmember.

‘World’s Smartest Leader’ Peter Liu’s gubernatorial campaign is poised to go viral again

Former Oakland mayoral candidate Peter Liudonned an ancient Chinese imperial hat andincluded the photo in the state voter guide.CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR--ELECTION 2018--He is the self-proclaimed "World's Smartest Leader" who said during his run for Oakland mayor four years ago that God chose him to bring world peace, but also vowed to "intellectually bitch slap" the Oakland … Continue reading ‘World’s Smartest Leader’ Peter Liu’s gubernatorial campaign is poised to go viral again

If Swalwell is indeed running for Feinstein’s senate seat, poll shows him trailing the pack

It would not be the first time Rep. Eric Swalwellhas flown a trial balloon to gauge support for a run in the U.S. Senate.U.S. SENATEWhen Barbara Boxer announced in 2015 that she would not run for re-election to the U.S. Senate, East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell's name curiously popped up on the early list of candidates coveting … Continue reading If Swalwell is indeed running for Feinstein’s senate seat, poll shows him trailing the pack

Guv hopeful, Delaine Eastin, officially opens campaign account

Delaine Eastin for Governor 2018 is up and running.GOVERNOR | Former East Bay lawmaker Delaine Eastin's bid for California governor is officially open for business."Eastin for Governor 2018" was registered with the state Secretary of State's office on Tuesday. However, the campaign's coffers are literally bare. No activity is shown.It's a stark difference with her … Continue reading Guv hopeful, Delaine Eastin, officially opens campaign account

Once Dust Settles, Brown Tops Whitman in Fundraising…For Now

If tracking polls are correct--and they don't have to be very accurate with a 25 percent spread--Meg Whitman will be the Republican nominee for California governor. Throw in the likely Democratic nominee, Jerry Brown and voters will have a choice between a wealthy candidate and another with fundraising resources to match, but according to California … Continue reading Once Dust Settles, Brown Tops Whitman in Fundraising…For Now

Lockyer Not Running for Governor, but has Ideas to fix State

'THERE'S A NEED FOR ADULT SUPERVISION IN SACRAMENTO'By STEVEN TAVARESThe CitizenSAN LORENZO, Calif. - San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is out of the race for governor leaving Attorney General Jerry Brown as the only current choice for state Democrats. So, what about Treasurer Bill Lockyer?At a League of Women's Voter luncheon Friday in San Lorenzo, … Continue reading Lockyer Not Running for Governor, but has Ideas to fix State