June 11, 2020
I was so happy to see a pic of Governor Gavin Newsom with chef-owner Sarah Kirnon of Miss Ollie’s, who visited her Old Oakland restaurant this week to connect. According to his Instagram post: “Addressing systemic injustice and racism starts with listening and learning. Yesterday, I met with small business owners and leaders from the Oakland community to discuss the policing and criminal justice reforms California is pursuing, and the persistent educational, economic & health inequities that impact the community.” Excellent choice, Guv.
June 3, 2014
A trifecta of football players (in “The Triangle,” no less) were spotted at Matrix Fillmore and then again at Balboa Café. The posse was Marshawn Lynch of the Seahawks, Aldon Smith of the 49ers, and Justin Tuck of the Raiders. Later on, Gavin Newsom showed up at the Balboa, too.
May 17, 2011
I tend to not include local politicians in the starlet, but since he’s no longer our mayor, Lieutenant Governor of California Gavin Newsom was spotted waiting for his to-go order at Delfina. He was reportedly “chatting with some of the diners” and “looked very dapper in a suit with lavender tie.”