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Tag: Mirkarimi

November 16, 2012 | 8:41 am

A.M. Splash: SF Board Caps Micro-Apartments; Mirkarimi Holds Onto Domestic Violence Program; Academy of Art Accused of Landuse Violations

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Mirkarimi refuses to yield oversight (SF Chronicle) San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi will let his undersheriff handle any disciplinary actions involving subordinates accused of domestic violence, but he will not give up oversight of his department’s domestic violence prevention programs, he wrote in a letter to Mayor Ed Lee. Mirkarimi is on probation after pleading […]

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October 12, 2012 | 8:53 am

A.M. Splash: Workday Shares Soar Past IPO Price; State, U.S. Diverge on Calif. School Scores; $1 Billion Expected for Central Subway

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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 […]

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Reaction to Decision Not to Remove SF Sheriff Mirkarimi Over Domestic Violence Case

October 10, 2012 | 12:05 pm

Reaction to Decision Not to Remove SF Sheriff Mirkarimi Over Domestic Violence Case

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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.

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Transcript, Audio: Mirkarimi Criticizes DA, Police, Domestic Violence Agencies

October 9, 2012 | 10:52 pm

Transcript, Audio: Mirkarimi Criticizes DA, Police, Domestic Violence Agencies

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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 […]

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Live Video, Tweet Coverage: SF Supes Reinstate Mirkarimi as Sheriff

October 9, 2012 | 2:12 pm

Live Video, Tweet Coverage: SF Supes Reinstate Mirkarimi as Sheriff

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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 […]

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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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August 16, 2012 | 8:14 am

A.M. Splash: Mirkarimi Report Due; Bay Area Housing Prices Up; Lawsuit Filed in Chevron Fire; Memorial Stadium Opens; Brown Twins Separated

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Dueling sheriff rallies (SF Chronicle) The next round of the official misconduct case against suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi begins at 9 a.m. Thursday in a City Hall hearing room when the Ethics Commission reconvenes to recommend whether to uphold the charges brought by Mayor Ed Lee. There, at the onset, commissioners and City […]

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July 12, 2012 | 8:27 am

A.M. Splash: SF Dumps Apple Products; Driving Increases on Spare-the-Air Days; Calif. Docs Unready for Medicaid Expansion

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Apple not green enough to suit SF policy (SF Chronicle) With rare exceptions, San Francisco’s 50 city departments will no longer be able to buy Apple laptops, desktop computers or monitors after the Cupertino tech giant pulled out of an international green electronics certification program last month with little explanation, city officials said. Apple’s decision […]

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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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