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Tag: Ross Mirkarimi

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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News Pix: Mirkarimi Reinstated, Big Spending to Defeat Richmond Soda Tax and More

October 12, 2012 | 1:24 pm

News Pix: Mirkarimi Reinstated, Big Spending to Defeat Richmond Soda Tax and More

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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. […]

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Gascon Calls on Mirkarimi to Recuse Himself From Domestic Violence Duties; Jane Kim Says Would Support Recall

October 10, 2012 | 3:23 pm

Gascon Calls on Mirkarimi to Recuse Himself From Domestic Violence Duties; Jane Kim Says Would Support Recall

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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 […]

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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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Does Mirkarimi Have the 3 Votes He Needs to Keep His Job?

August 17, 2012 | 4:20 pm

Does Mirkarimi Have the 3 Votes He Needs to Keep His Job?

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Will they or won’t they? San Francisco’s Ethics Commission has found that Ross Mirkarimi committed official misconduct when he bruised his wife’s arm during a heated argument seven-and-a-half months ago. That incident resulted in the San Francisco sheriff pleading guilty to one count of misdemeanor false imprisonment, which in turn led to his suspension by […]

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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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June 29, 2012 | 5:00 pm

Mirkarimi, Ed Lee Testify at Ethics Hearing

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(AP) SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee says he would find it “extremely difficult” to work with suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi if Mirkarimi is able to get his job back. Lee made the remarks Friday while testifying before the city’s Ethics Commission. The five-member panel has convened a trial-like hearing to determine whether […]

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