12:54pm

Tue March 20, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Tuesday, March 20, 2012

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has given Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi until 5pm today to resign. If he declines to remove himself from office, Mirkarimi will be charged with official misconduct and may be removed by force.

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake shook Acapulco, Mexico. There are no tsunami warnings for the California coast.

A panel has approved a pay increase for two Cal State presidents. Cal State has taken heat lately over executive salary increases, but these latest raises seem to be within new policy guidelines.

  

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