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Newsom's Hair Gets Its Own Twitter Account

We suppose it was inevitable, especially after being featured in this month's Elle. Newsom's perfectly-coiffed hair (which everyone now knows can be credited to L'Oreal Total Control Clean Gel) now has a Twitter account.

Some of our favorite tweets include:

@newsomshair Wishing I was wearing a hat to hide my shame over the CA supreme courts prop 8 ruling. http://tr.im/laud

@newsomshair surrounded by fog??? And wishing he'd take me to the Britney Spears concert.

Oh, Gavin! Elle Magazine "Willingly Surrenders" to SF's "Caped Crusader"

The June issue of Elle magazine just came out with a feature article about “Mayor McHottie,” as SF- and Grotto-based author Diana Kapp calls Gavin Newsom. “The Hottest Prospect” might not tell locals anything they don’t already know, but it’s clearly a hand-to-forehead homage to our city’s “caped national crusader for same sex marriage.” Although Kapp goes into Newsom’s run for governor in 2010 (against Attorney General Jerry Brown)—which he announced on April 21 via Twitter—she starts out with a few breathless ringers. You just know somehow that she's dying to (try) to run her hands through his L'Oreal Total Control Clean Gel'ed hair:

Gav's Bachelor Pad Up for Sale

Yup, now you can rest your head where those infamous locks used to lie... for just shy of a cool $3mil. According to SocketSite, Newsom is selling the Bellaire Tower Penthouse condo he purchased in 2006 from Peter Getty, but not without making a few major changes to the place first. What once was a two bedroom unit has since been converted to a grand 1,693 square foot one bedroom, one and a half bath pad with a complete interior overhaul by Michael Agins Interior Design. The pics look quite swank, but do they justify the pricetag? The mayor has already lowered his asking price from $3.2mil to $2,995,000 - only time will tell if he'll have to do it again.

Gavin Newsom's Tech-Savvy Announcement

Well, look at our up-with-the-times mayor.  Gavin Newsom made it official this morning via Twitter, YouTube, Facebook (1,309 fans, and counting, "like" this) and the Huffington Post that he's throwing his hat in the ring for governor.  Round of applause for the use of new media.   Let the commenting madness begin!  It's already a hot topic on Twitter.

 

Al Gore, Robert Redford Expected Tonight at Goldman Environmental Awards

Al Gore, Gavin Newsom and Robert Redford are all expected tonight at the War Memorial Opera House to congratulate the winners of the 2009 Goldman Environmental Prize (often dubbed the "Nobel Prize" for environmental activistsm and "The Green Oscars"). 

Finally: Gavin’s Mane Secret Revealed

We were glad to learn we aren’t the only ones who’ve pondered the substance responsible for Mayor Gavin Newsom’s ever-so-neatly coiffed ‘do. The product or products behind the mayoral mane’s enviable hold and impressively uniform shape have intrigued us for years. Finally, today we have the answer. And we have none other than Ryan Seacrest to thank.

Seacrest opened his KIIS-FM radio program yesterday morning not with queries probing his guest’s political aspirations, but with this far more personal question: “What is that product that you put in your slick, shiny hair?”

Hot Mama-To-Be (Jen Siebel Newsom, That Is)

Although Valleywag broke the story today, we had a hint as early as last October that the patter of little mayoral feet wouldn’t be far off. From our interview with SF’s First Lady:

25 Random Things About Jerry Brown

He’s happening, he’s hip (heck, he’s on Facebook) and wethinks (that is, until he officially declares), he wants to be your next Governor of the (once) great state of California.

Giving us a peek behind the curtain, CA State Attorney General Jerry Brown (who served as Governor of California from 1975-1983) recently filled out the 25 Random Things About Me survey that is viral-ing 'round the walls of Facebook fanatics everywhere.

Herewith our Top 7 personal favorites:

3. In 1958, I took vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. Later, Pope John XXIII dispensed me from these obligations.

8. I dislike shopping.

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