Ivory Madison

Planning Commission President Christina Olague was selected to fill the District 5 seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. (SF Planning Commission)

Last Minute Attack Ads Put Focus On SF Supervisor Race

The fight over San Francisco’s District 5 Supervisor seat has been even further escalated with the last-minute release of an attack ad aimed at the woman who currently holds the seat, Christina Olague.

11/05/2012

Screen shot from a video that attorneys claim shows Eliana Lopez with a bruise allegedly from her husband, San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi. (San Francisco District Attorney)

Wife Defends Mirkarimi In Writing, Wants Airfare For SF Return

The wife of suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has submitted a written declaration defending her husband as he prepares to testify Thursday in an administrative hearing on whether he can keep his job.

06/27/2012

Screen shot from a video that claims to show Eliana Lopez with a bruise allegedly from her husband, San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi. (San Francisco District Attorney)

Video At Center Of Mirkarimi Case Released By SF City Attorney

City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s office has released an emotional video showing the wife of embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi discussing a confrontation between the couple on New Year’s Eve.

05/31/2012

Screen shot from a video that claims to show Eliana Lopez with a bruise allegedly from her husband, San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi. (San Francisco District Attorney)

Judges Allow Video In Mirkarimi Abuse Trial, Lawyers Appeal Again

Defense attorneys for Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Friday made a motion to have a key piece of video evidence excluded from his upcoming trial on domestic violence charges.

03/09/2012

Ross Mirkarimi

Decision On Mirkarimi Video Evidence Could Come By Friday

A decision could be made as soon as Friday on whether a key piece of video evidence will be admissible in the upcoming domestic violence trial against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.

03/08/2012

Ross Mirkarimi

Jury Pool Expanding Amid Series Of Pretrial Motions In Mirkarimi Case

Attorneys met briefly with Judge Garrett Wong in the San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s domestic violence trial Tuesday, shortly before a scheduled day of jury selection came to a quick end.

03/06/2012

Ross Mirkarimi

Mirkarimi Ex-Girlfriend Details Alleged Abuse, Will Testify In Trial

During a pretrial hearing Monday in the Ross Mirkarimi domestic violence case, an ex-girlfriend testified about an alleged physical confrontation involving the San Francisco sheriff.

03/05/2012

Ross Mirkarimi

Change Of Venue Request, Appeal On Video Put Mirkarimi Trial On Hold

Dueling legal maneuvers put the hold on jury selection Monday in the domestic violence case against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.

03/05/2012

Ross Mirkarimi and Eliana Lopez

Mirkarimi’s Wife Loses Bid To Block Evidence In Abuse Case

A key witness in San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s domestic violence case will be allowed to testify according to a judge who made the ruling on Wednesday.

02/29/2012

Ross Mirkarimi and Eliana Lopez

Attorney-Client Privilege Adds New Twist In SF Sheriff Mirkarimi Case

A new twist in SF Sheriff Mirkarimi’s domestic violence case has brought up questions about attorney-client privilege regarding a key witness in the case.

02/20/2012

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