Suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi returns one last time in front of the city’s Ethics Commission Thursday when the commission would make a recommendation on whether he should be removed from office.
The Major League Baseball Commissioner’s Office said Wednesday that San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Testosterone, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
“As one of the top law enforcement officials for the city, he ought not to have engaged in the beating of his wife,” Mayor Ed Lee told reporters at an impromptu news conference shortly before the city’s Ethics Commission opened a multi-day administrative hearing on official misconduct charges.
A Monterey County Safeway worker suspended from his job after he defended a pregnant woman from an assault by her boyfriend has been reinstated with back pay after a huge outcry in the highly-publicized case.
Manager Bob Melvin says the A’s want to make sure Ramirez is fully prepared and comfortable with his swing before he plays in major league games following his stint with Triple-A Sacramento. Melvin still hopes that could be on time.
Suspended slugger Manny Ramirez is scheduled to begin a 10-game minor league stint with Triple-A Sacramento on Saturday in Albuquerque, N.M., and the club is already preparing special ticket packages for his home games in Northern California.
San Francisco Giants reliever Guillermo Mota has been given a 100-game suspension after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug.
It looks like San Jose retirees will not be getting a bonus check this year from the city’s pension program after the city council voted to block those payments.
Caltrain has temporarily suspended service between two San Francisco stations because of construction delays, an agency spokeswoman said Saturday morning.
Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino is appealing a three-game suspension imposed for his part in a weekend brawl at San Francisco.