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Going to the Oscars: Jennifer Siebel Newsom’s flick nominated for best documentary

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Expect California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom to be hitting the red carpet at the Oscars this year — now that his wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom’s film has been nominated for best documentary feature. The nomination of the film for which Siebel Newsom served as executive producer, “The Invisible War,” a highly praised investigation of rape [...] [Read More]

One more reason why Current TV’s Gavin Newsom will not be working for Al Jazeera

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California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who’s also the star of a Current TV interview show, will not be working for Al Jazeera for a couple of reasons  — including some interesting legal questions that might have arisen, sources close to Newsom tell us. San Francisco-based Current, the cable TV network founded by former Vice President Al Gore and [...] [Read More]

How will Al Jazeera’s acquisition of SF-based Current TV affect stars Granholm and Newsom? (VIDEO)

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Al Jazeera’s reported acquistion of San Francisco-based Current TV — a development broken this afternoon in a New York Times blog — has the potential of changing the media universe not only for viewers, but also for the Bay Area political pundits who star on the cable network founded by former Vice President Al Gore. The [...] [Read More]

Gavin Newsom: Legalize marijuana

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Christmas came early to marijuana activists — and please, no open flames close to their tree — in the form of a big fat present from California Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom. Did you catch what Gavin, who said he is not a pot smoker himself, said in Friday’s NYT in a story about the Times? [...] [Read More]