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Guardian voices: Eliana on the Ross case

October 3, 2012
Since this nightmare began nine months ago, my integrity, intelligence and independence have been attacked over and over again by individuals claiming to defend...

Supervisors advised against Mirkarimi recusals, essentially removing their gags

October 2, 2012
It's looking increasingly unlikely that any members of the Board of Supervisors will be recused from next week's big vote on whether to sustain...

The case for reinstating Mirkarimi

Three points that the Mayor would do well to heed 

Supervisors set Oct. 9 to decide Mirkarimi’s fate

September 19, 2012
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors officially received the official misconduct case against suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi yesterday, starting the clock on the 30-day...

Beyond the video

Supervisors will weigh Mirkarimi's arm-grab against larger, precedent-setting issues

Locking down reforms

San Francisco is a model for counties wrestling with Realignment -- but more challenges and opportunities remain

About the Mirkarimi poll

August 23, 2012
It's no suprise that lawyers for suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi are calling a recent poll biased. The poll, paid for by a group of...

Full circle

After months of discussion and faulty charges, the case against Ross Mirkarimi comes down to the initial act — and how broadly to define 'official misconduct'

Eliana steals the show at Thursday’s dueling City Hall rallies

August 17, 2012
Eliana Lopez once again stole the show as the Ethics Commission Thursday debated the “ethical fate” of her husband Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi inside City...

Commission narrows Mirkarimi charges to one but recommends removal

August 16, 2012
The Ethics Commission today unanimously rejected most of Mayor Ed Lee’s official misconduct charges against suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi – including abuse of power,...

Perspective and proportion

As the Ethics Commission finishes taking testimony in Mirkarimi inquiry, the evidence on most charges seems increasingly thin

Guardian feminism panel calls for change, gang activity

In the interest of behaving badly, let us first say that we won't apologize for the "roving feminist gangs" comment, nor the laughter that...

Eliana Lopez is a victim, but of whom?

It's been an eventful visit to San Francisco this week for Venezuelan actress Eliana Lopez, who spent the last two evenings on the witness...

What if the mayor lied?

Are we back to the bad old days? Ed Lee's potential perjury points to yes

Gascon comments on Lee perjury allegations

July 9, 2012
Luke Thomas from Fog City Journal showed up at a press conference District Attorney George Gascon was holding on another topic, and threw in...

Faces of feminism

As the War on Women rages, Bay Area feminism comes to the fore

Under oath

steve@sfbg.comMayor Ed Lee and suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi each took some lumps on June 29 as they were cross-examined by opposing attorneys in front...

Save the date: SFBG “Bay Area Feminism Today” Forum on July 11

July 2, 2012
Last year, the Guardian held a series of Mayoral Issue Forums focusing on things from public power to climate change. They helped to drive...

Save the date: SFBG “Bay Area Feminism Today” Forum on July 11

June 29, 2012
Last year, the Guardian held a series of Mayoral Issue Forums focusing on things from public power to climate change. They helped to drive...

Mayor vs. Mirkarimi

Rival politicians to take the witness stand in official misconduct hearings this week

Ethics Commission undercuts the main witness against Mirkarimi

The testimony of the star witness in Mayor Ed Lee's official misconduct case against suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi came in for harsh criticism by...

The circus begins

Mirkarimi removal efforts are already getting ugly — and there's still much more to come

Sheriff’s wife talks to KGO-TV

May 27, 2012
KGO's Dan Noyes flew to Caracas, Venezuela to interview the wife of embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, and while her comments haven't made...