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WEDNESDAY 8Speak up: stop and frisk Southeast Community Complex, 1800 Oakdale, SF; Stop and frisk — the controversial, pretty much definitely Fourth Amendment-violating policy...

Supervisors prepare to receive Mirkarimi case from Ethics

The Board of Supervisors this week adopted a plan for considering ousting their former colleague, suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, on the official misconduct charges...

Guardian editorial: The real Mirkarimi question

August 1, 2012
Do you believe Eliana?After more than five months of legal and political wrangling, after criminal prosecution and a guilty plea, misconduct charges that are...

Perspective and proportion

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

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...

Lopez steals the show as the city’s case against Mirkarimi falters

This afternoon's must-watch television is on the city's SFGTV starting at 5pm when Venezuelan actress Eliana Lopez returns to the witness stand as the...

Guest opinion: RCV is good for progressives

Since San Francisco began using ranked choice voting in 2004 and public financing of campaigns in 2002, the city has been a leader in...

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...

If Mayor Lee lied

July 6, 2012
What’s going to happen to Mayor Ed Lee?That’s the big question after a series of news reports have suggested that the mayor was less-than...

Perjury allegations against Lee gain more support

San Francisco Democratic Party Chair Aaron Peskin has confirmed his role in extending a city job offer from Mayor Ed Lee to Sheriff Ross...

Guardian Voices: Stop and Frisk didn’t work last time

Mayor Lee’s musings before the Chronicle editorial board, in which he revealed his thoughts about instituting a “stop and frisk” policy in San Francisco,...

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...

Mayor and Mirkarimi testify in Ethics probe before dramatic disruption

After Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi endured about four hours of questioning in his official misconduct proceedings, mostly from Deputy City Attorney Peter Keith, Mayor Ed...

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 Mirkarimi case: Did the city want to settle?

June 11, 2012
The real news in the Ross Mirkarimi case isn’t the sheriff attempting to get the city to pay his legal fees; that’s just something...

The circus begins

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

Stop the presses: Sup. Elsbernd blasts B3 for Impertinent Questions on sunshine

May 30, 2012
Elsbern answers Impertinent Questions from B3 and  James Chaffee (Scroll down)         First off,  to your reference about still looking for me at QueSyrah, or...

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...

Julian Davis announces for supervisor in the key battleground district for progressives (5)

May 22, 2012
Julian Davis, a widely known progressive activist and organizer in San Francisco since 2002, declared Tuesday  his intention to run for supervisor in District...

Editorial: The Mirkarimi case is an abomination

May 8, 2012
Editor's note: And so the man who became interim  mayor on a false pretext and then lied his way through an election for a...

GUEST OPINION: The politics of retribution

May 7, 2012
By Debra Walker and Krissy KeeferWe have been shocked and saddened by the perpetual attack on Ross Mikarimi and his family.To Ross’s credit, he...