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by Laird Harrison and Jon Brooks We fully understand that many San Franciscans would rather repeatedly watch last year’s video of Buster Posey getting his leg broken than delve further into the Ross Mirkarimi situation. But it appears, even after last week’s climax of a vote to deny the mayor’s move to oust the sheriff […]
A.M. Splash: Giants Win NLCS Game 2; Yahoo Chief Hire Google Exec; George Mitchell in San Bruno Fire Talks; Monitor Slams OPD Again
Giants beat Cardinals 7-1 in Game 2 to even NLCS (SF Examiner) Ryan Vogelsong notched his first career postseason win Monday providing exactly what the Giants needed: a quality start. Vogelsong (1-0) threw seven strong innings, allowing four hits and a run en route to a 7-1 Giants win over the St. Louis Cardinals at […]
We’re back with photos of the news from around the Bay this week. Check ‘em out. Eliana Lopez waves her hands in the air to support the speaker during public comments. The Mirkarimi supporters had been ordered to keep quiet but showed their support with hand waves at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting. […]
A.M. Splash: Workday Shares Soar Past IPO Price; State, U.S. Diverge on Calif. School Scores; $1 Billion Expected for Central Subway
Workday shares debut stunningly higher than IPO price (SJ Mercury News) After Workday received a payday of more than $600 million, investors who did not buy into the initial public offering received their opportunity Friday to weigh in on the biggest tech debut since Facebook. Reviews were incredibly positive, with shares in the cloud software […]
Gascon Calls on Mirkarimi to Recuse Himself From Domestic Violence Duties; Jane Kim Says Would Support Recall
Political analyst Corey Cook told me today in relation to the Mirkarimi vote that his “hope is that last night ended this and now we can talk about other things … rather than continuing to litigate this issue about whether Mirkarimi should be removed.” That’s may be wishful thinking. DA George Gascon today called on […]
Four members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted late Tuesday that San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi should not be removed from office over a domestic violence case involving his actress wife. Mirkarimi and his wife, Eliana Lopez, thanked supporters after the vote.
Update 9:38 a.m. Here’s audio of Mirkarimi speaking on KQED Public Radio’s Forum show today. Here’s an edited transcript: Michael Krasny: You must be feeling pretty exuberant. Ross Mirkarimi: Exuberant, yes. My family hasn’t slept any. But I’m eternally grateful for all our incredible support and to the people of SF for having to endure […]
CINCINNATI (AP) — Hardly able to get a hit, the San Francisco Giants used a misplayed grounder to prolong their NL playoff series. Third baseman Scott Rolen’s two-out error in the 10th inning gave the Giants the go-ahead run Tuesday night in a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds, who couldn’t shake 17 years of […]
San Francisco Supervisors are planning to decide today whether Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi may keep his job after pleading guilty in a domestic violence case. It would take at least nine votes from the 11-member board to oust Mirkarimi, who was elected last fall and mired in controversy before his swearing-in ceremony. Five board members currently are […]
A.M. Splash: PG&E Hearing Delayed; Feds Warn of Chinese Firms in Silicon Valley; Chevron Funds Richmond Candidates; SpaceX Rocket Launched
Assemblyman cries foul over regulators’ motion to suspend PG&E pipeline hearings (SJ Mercury News) A San Mateo legislator is crying foul over a last-minute motion filed by the California Public Utilities Commission to suspend hearings over PG&E’s penalties and pipeline upgrade costs in the wake of the infamous 2010 San Bruno explosion. State regulators and […]