The arts can play a vital role in revitalizing neighborhoods, using and improving vacant space, bringing new jobs and new sense of opportunity, and improving public safety by generating more foot traffic and more eyes on the street.

-Gavin Newsom
Gavin Newsom

A city without children has no future.

Gavin Newsom
I do not believe it's appropriate for me ... to discriminate against people.
Gavin Newsom

During the 1990s, San Francisco lived through one of the most intense economic booms of its history

Gavin Newsom
is wrong and inconsistent with the values this country holds dear.
Gavin Newsom

This is real. This is about basic, fundamental rights. It's about laying a foundation of equality for everybody, and he missed a golden opportunity to stand on history and to do something that is noble and appropriate. By no means was this a profile in courage. What a wasted moment for his administration.

Gavin Newsom
We're reacting to the president's decision to use this as a wedge issue to divide people. I think what he's doing is wrong. It's hurtful,
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,

Gavin Newsom
My heart is heavy, ... I respectfully disagree with the Supreme Court's decision, but I respect the court and will respect the order.
Gavin Newsom

It's difficult to argue, or suggest, we should cut someone's budget, ... when you're dealing with the hearts and souls of San Francisco residents. Particularly San Francisco residents that disproportionately fear the advent of another earthquake.

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