Eliana Lopez

Mirkarimi Press Conference

SF Superior Court Judge Wipes False Imprisonment Conviction From Sheriff Mirkarimi’s Record

Mirkarimi, who is running for re-election to his post in November, pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge for an domestic incident involving his wife.

04/20/2015

Eliana Lopez

Wife Of San Francisco Sheriff Mirkarimi Tells Her Side Of Domestic Scandal By Acting On Stage

The domestic violence scandal that rocked San Francisco politics, involving Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and his wife Eliana Lopez, consumed both headlines and a courtroom in 2012. Now Lopez gets to share her side of the story, in the form of a play.

03/18/2015

Actress Maria Conchita Alonso (left) in an ad with California gubernatorial candidate and Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R-San Bernardino County).

Tea Party-Linked Actress Ignites Free Speech Debate After Leaving SF ‘Vagina Monologues’

Singer/songwriter and actress Maria Conchita Alonso’s endorsement of Tea Party member and gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly and her subsequent departure from a Spanish-language production of “The Vagina Monologues” launched a national debate over freedom of expression Sunday.

01/20/2014

Actress Maria Conchita Alonso (left) in an ad with California gubernatorial candidate and Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R-San Bernardino County).

Actress Out Of San Francisco Production After Endorsing Tea Party Candidate

A famed actress is facing backlash in San Francisco’s Latino community, after she voiced support for a conservative candidate for California governor.

01/18/2014

Ross Mirkarimi and Eliana Lopez

Mirkarimi’s San Francisco Neighbors Sue For Defamation

The neighbors who played a key role in the domestic violence case involving San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi are suing the sheriff and his wife, Eliana Lopez.

01/19/2013

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks with reporters after the Board of Supervisors voted to reinstate him, October 9, 2012. (CBS)

SF Sheriff Mirkarimi Accuses Political Opponents Of Fanning Flames For Recall

One month after being reinstated, San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is accusing his political opponents of instigating recall efforts against him. Mirkarimi said critics are intentionally misstating the role he plays in his department’s domestic violence programs.

11/16/2012

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks with reporters after the Board of Supervisors voted to reinstate him, October 9, 2012. (CBS)

DA, Mayor Seek Law To Ensure No SF Sheriff Conflict

San Francisco’s mayor and top prosecutor are seeking legislation that would prohibit reinstated sheriff Ross Mirkarimi from overseeing any domestic violence programs in his department while he is on probation.

10/29/2012

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks with reporters after the Board of Supervisors voted to reinstate him, October 9, 2012. (CBS)

Another San Francisco Supe Supports Mirkarimi Recall

Another member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors said Monday that she would support a recall effort against Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, who was reinstated last week.

10/15/2012

Ross Mirkarimi

SF Supervisor Who Reinstated Mirkarimi Would Support Recall

A San Francisco supervisor who voted to reinstate embattled Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi to his job said she would still support a recall effort to remove him from office.

10/12/2012

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks with reporters after the Board of Supervisors voted to reinstate him, October 9, 2012. (CBS)

SF Sheriff Mirkarimi’s Return Brings Further Division At City Hall

Ross Mirkarimi is expected to take control of his department next week, even as the district attorney, the mayor and a city official who voted not to remove him from office question his ability to oversee the agency.

10/11/2012

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