San Francisco has long been a leader in the arts, nurturing generations of painters, sculptors, poets, novelists, playwrights, film-makers, and performing artists and innovators of every kind.

-Gavin Newsom
Gavin Newsom

I'm sick to my stomach.

Gavin Newsom
San Francisco can no longer afford to be a city divided between downtown and neighborhoods, with a downtown that becomes a ghost town when workers go home for the evening
Gavin Newsom

You don't hire those positions. You get the money that was set aside, for over time costs.

Gavin Newsom
The extremes are we have over 550 people in San Francisco earning over $100,000 a year, ... Principally, that's based on the ability to generate upwards of 90 percent of their salary in overtime expenditures.
Gavin Newsom

And if that means my political career ends, so be it.

Gavin Newsom
The value of an arts education is widely accepted, especially in California.
Gavin Newsom

If you distill the essence of everything, what life is about, every single one of us is given a short moment in time on this planet, and we all have one universal need and desire, and that is to be loved and to love.

Gavin Newsom
An arts education helps build academic skills and increase academic performance, while also providing alternative opportunities to reward the skills of children who learn differently.
Gavin Newsom

stale rhetoric. Divisive rhetoric. Absurd.

Gavin Newsom
Michael Johnson and Fillmore Development Associates have shown tremendous persistence and passion for this neighborhood and the opportunity to bring back an important part of San Francisco's cultural heritage,