Gavin Newsom

Jobless Rate Surges to 17.4 Percent amid Coronavirus layoffs

Jobless Rate Surges to 17.4 Percent amid Coronavirus layoffs

The U.S. unemployment rate touched 14.7% in April as majority of states remained under lockdown to stop the spread of novel coronavirus.

San Francisco mayor posts annual city address on YouTube

Following in the footsteps of President-elect Barack Obama and using new media and technology as a political platform, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom ditched the traditional podium and live audience for his annual State of the City address. The mayor said he chose this format to delve deeper into topics without the filter of the media.