Gavin Newsom Is Getting Restive

California’s Lt. Governor Takes Himself and California To Task

Californians and their leaders need to move beyond longstanding battles over minor policy changes and begin new, broad debates about how to transform the state’s economy and educational system, argued Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom during an event in downtown L.A.’s Grand Park, presented by Zócalo in partnership with the Music Center. Speaking in a raspy voice with his rapid-fire delivery, Newsom—who was questioned at dusk by NBC4 Los Angeles reporter and “News Conference” host Conan Nolan before a large audience—mixed specific policy ideas on everything from climate change to homelessness …