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Gavin Newsom Attempts to Play Down Super-Privileged Past in New Ad

In his latest campaign ad, Democratic gubernatorial frontrunner Gavin Newsom seeks to counter the narrative that he would not be where he is without the help of a very wealthy family friend by playing down his privileged past and focusing on his single mom who “worked three jobs” and “waitressed at night to make ends meet.”

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Rare Film of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Found

A rare, nitrate film reel, shot by the Miles Brothers, with nine minutes of footage capturing San Francisco two weeks after the devastating 1906 earthquake, surfaced at the Alemany Flea Market and will premiere at the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum in Fremont on April 14.