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Friday, July 8, 2011

Gavin Newsom's House Hits the Market

Posted By on Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 10:00 AM

Where's Gavin now?
  • Where's Gavin now?

The big question for Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has been: Where does the ex-mayor live? Until today, we couldn't say for sure what his living situation was. While some news reports say the Newsoms have packed up their home and moved to Ross for the summer, his staff was insisting he's still a resident of San Francisco.

To be clear, Newsom does live in Ross and he technically is still a resident of our fair city -- but not for long, it seems. What we can tell you is that his Ashbury Heights home is on the market -- officially, according to Socketsite.com, a real estate blog.

According to the blog, Newsom's 3,051-square-foot home on Masonic Avenue is listed for $2,750,000.

The blog notes that some of its astute readers had called this one long ago:

"I bet if he loses the governor's primary or the actual race, within six months he will be back in his natural habitat, well north of California Street, or perhaps in Marin. This neighborhood is purely a political decision."

We called Team Newsom to find out whether he still plans on returning to San Francisco after his summer in Ross. No word back yet.

But we can only guess how this will go over with the local Democratic Party.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.

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