From left, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, State Controller John Chiang, State Sen. Sam Blakeslee and Fred Keeley of California Forward participate Friday in the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce's State of the State event at Grace Church. Not pictured is George Soares, a government advocate with Kahn, Soares and Conway.
From left, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, State Controller John Chiang, State Sen. Sam Blakeslee and Fred Keeley of California Forward participate Friday in the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce's State of the State event at Grace Church. Not pictured is George Soares, a government advocate with Kahn, Soares and Conway. jjohnston@thetribunenews.com
From left, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, State Controller John Chiang, State Sen. Sam Blakeslee and Fred Keeley of California Forward participate Friday in the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce's State of the State event at Grace Church. Not pictured is George Soares, a government advocate with Kahn, Soares and Conway. jjohnston@thetribunenews.com

California's growth has 'flatlined,' Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says at SLO event

February 24, 2012 02:11 PM