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

-Gavin Newsom
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
I feel strongly and passionately about this, ... I don't know where the governor stands.
Gavin Newsom

As Mayor, I will lead city government, businesses, and community groups to support innovative projects that will make San Francisco streets and public places vibrant and healthy

Gavin Newsom
San Francisco lags behind other communities in providing a vital, vibrant and ecologically sustainable urban canopy, as well as open space in the city.
Gavin Newsom

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

Gavin Newsom
If Hurricane Katrina didn't prove it to you, I don't know what will, ... I'm not waiting, in the event of an emergency, for Air Force One.
Gavin Newsom

As Mayor of San Francisco, I will work hard to ensure that, in the event of natural or man-made disasters, San Franciscans are prepared and our City is protected

Gavin Newsom
These are senseless inexplicable things that are beyond the pale of imagination, ... It makes you, frankly, sick to your stomach to think you live in a society where things like this could have happened.
Gavin Newsom

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

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