SF Sheriff’s New Jail Plans Faces Criticism From Activist GroupA long-running plan to rebuild the jails above San Francisco’s Hall of Justice received criticism from activists who showed up at a meeting on Monday to review Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s proposal and said that no jail should be built.
SF Sheriff Mirkarimi Organizes Inmate Dance Show For Domestic Violence Campaign San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is helping to organize a choreographed dance by inmates and staff at county jails on Thursday as part of an international campaign against domestic violence.
San Francisco May Increase Spending On Domestic Violence ProgramLast year's domestic violence scandal involving San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi could translate into more money for the city's domestic violence programs when it goes before the board of supervisors.
Top San Francisco Officials Launch Campaign To End Domestic ViolenceSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee joined other top city officials and advocates against domestic violence on Thursday to launch a new campaign called “Peace at Home.”
Phil Matier: SF Housing Authority Complaints Reflect Poorly On MayorThe embattled head of the San Francisco Housing Authority, under investigation and being sued over complaints of bullying and intimidating employees, has now come under fire by low income tenants who live in the buildings his agency manages.
SF Sheriff Mirkarimi Accuses Political Opponents Of Fanning Flames For RecallOne 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.
SF Sheriff, Rehab Groups, Advocate Help For Incarcerated VeteransSan Francisco County Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and his command staff at the county jail in San Bruno joined other county staff to commemorate Veterans Day and to promote rehabilitation programs aimed at guiding incarcerated veterans them out of custody.
Last Minute Attack Ads Put Focus On SF Supervisor RaceThe 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.
DA, Mayor Seek Law To Ensure No SF Sheriff ConflictSan 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.
Another San Francisco Supe Supports Mirkarimi RecallAnother 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.
SF Supervisor Who Reinstated Mirkarimi Would Support RecallA 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.
SF Sheriff Mirkarimi’s Return Brings Further Division At City HallRoss 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.
San Francisco Sheriff Mirkarimi Back At Work After Supervisors’ VoteSan Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi returned to work Wednesday, a day after the city’s Board of Supervisors fell short of the nine votes needed to remove him from office on official misconduct charges.
San Francisco Supervisors Deciding Suspended Sheriff Mirkarimi's FateIn a hearing expected to take hours, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors convened at City Hall Tuesday afternoon to decide the fate of suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.
Group Urges SF Sheriff Mirkarimi’s Removal Ahead Of Supes VoteOn the eve of a vote by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on whether to remove suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi from office, a group of domestic violence victim advocates gathered Monday to call for his ouster.