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Ross Mirkarimi Discusses the Past Year — and Next Steps

November 21, 2012 | 2:28 pm

Ross Mirkarimi Discusses the Past Year — and Next Steps

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About a hundred people turned out last night at San Francisco’s Commonwealth Club to hear Ross Mirkarimi discuss the domestic dispute with his wife that embroiled his first year as San Francisco Sheriff in controversy, legal disputes, a suspension from office and — about six weeks ago — reinstatement by the Board of Supervisors. I served as moderator.

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Should Domestic Violence Counselors Have ‘Reached Out’ to Eliana Lopez?

October 16, 2012 | 4:30 pm

Should Domestic Violence Counselors Have ‘Reached Out’ to Eliana Lopez?

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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 […]

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August 16, 2012 | 1:26 pm

Ethics Commission: Mirkarimi Committed Official Misconduct

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The Ethics Commission voted 4-1 to sustain findings of official misconduct, with Commissioner Ben Hur dissenting. They will create a summary document of their hearing at a later date for the Board of Supervisors. The Board of Supervisors now has 30 days to act, although it is unclear whether that clock begins Thursday night after […]

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July 20, 2012 | 1:20 pm

Judge Lifts Order Barring Mirkarimi Contact With Wife

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(Bay City News) After more than six months of separation, suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi had his restraining order lifted this morning in San Francisco Superior Court to allow him to reunite with his wife. The protective order was issued when Mirkarimi was arrested in January in connection with a Dec. 31 incident in […]

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Watch Video Archive of Eliana Lopez Testimony

July 20, 2012 | 11:07 am

Watch Video Archive of Eliana Lopez Testimony

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Update 11:50 am: After more than six months of separation, suspended San Francisco¬† Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi had his restraining order lifted this morning in San¬† Francisco Superior Court to allow him to reunite with his wife. Original Post: (Bay City News) The wife of suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi testified at the city’s Ethics […]

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Mirkarimi’s Wife May Testify in Misconduct Case

July 6, 2012 | 10:26 am

Mirkarimi’s Wife May Testify in Misconduct Case

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The wife of San Francisco sheriff Ross Mirkarimi may testify in person at his misconduct hearing. An attorney for Eliana Lopez tells the San Francisco Chronicle that she’ll probably fly back to San Francisco from her native Venezuela to appear before the city Ethics Commission. She’s tentatively scheduled to testify on […]

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May 31, 2012 | 1:17 pm

Video of Eliana Lopez Showing Bruise Released; Lopez Accuses City Officials of ‘Perpetually Damaging’ Family

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Now public: The notorious video of Eliana Lopez showing the bruise on her arm she got during a heated argument with husband Ross Mirkarimi, who was newly elected as San Francisco sheriff. The short video was taken the day after the incident by Ivory Madison, a neighbor who later called police. The video shows a […]

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Read Eliana Lopez’s Account of Mirkarimi Incident and Aftermath

April 6, 2012 | 9:06 am

Read Eliana Lopez’s Account of Mirkarimi Incident and Aftermath

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Eliana Lopez, the wife of suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, has written an op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle describing her side of the domestic violence incident for which her husband was convicted of a misdemeanor and at least temporarily removed from office. Lopez and Mirkarimi have been prohibited from personal contact by a […]

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Mayor Lee to File Official Misconduct Charges, Appoints Vicki Hennessy as Interim Sheriff

March 20, 2012 | 3:40 pm

Mayor Lee to File Official Misconduct Charges, Appoints Vicki Hennessy as Interim Sheriff

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Update 5:01 p.m.Mayor Ed Lee announced at a press conference Tuesday afternoon that he will serve Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi with misconduct charges Wednesday morning. “He has chosen not to resign and now I must act,” said Lee. “As public officials our first responsibility must always be to fulfill the obligations entrusted to us by the […]

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Ivory Madison’s Husband Calls For Mirkarimi to Resign in Scathing Editorial

March 20, 2012 | 10:37 am

Ivory Madison’s Husband Calls For Mirkarimi to Resign in Scathing Editorial

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Update 12:30 p.m. Various news organizations are reporting that Ed Lee has given Ross Mirkarimi 24 hours to resign or he’ll face an immediate suspension and possible removal proceedings. Update: Ed Lee’s office says the mayor will address the media on the Mirkarimi case in the late afternoon. The husband of Ivory Madison, the neighbor […]

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