Mayor Ed Lee


Thu April 26, 2012

How should the city handle Ross Mirkarimi?

Photo courtesy of Flickr user S_falkow

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi continues to be in hot water as the City of San Francisco determines whether or not he should lose his job. Mayor Ed Lee suspended Mirkarimi on March 20th, after he plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of false imprisonment. The charge is connection with a New Year’s Eve incident in which he grabbed his wife's arm during an argument, causing a bruise. 

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Mon April 16, 2012
morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, April 16, 2012

The city of Pleasant Hill is launching a small business assistance pilot program that will grant $37,500 to small businesses that generate sales tax revenue for the city…

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Thu April 12, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Thursday, April 12, 2012

Civil Rights attorney Molly Munger has invested an additional $2.15 million in her initiative to raise income taxes on most Californians to fund schools. The initiative still needs 504,000 total signatures to qualify for the November ballot. Meanwhile, Governor Jerry Brown has been promoting his own statewide tax increase. Supporters of that measure are worried November voters will be confusing by two competing tax hikes…

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Thu February 23, 2012

Connecting the dots: Afternoon edition for Thursday, February 23, 2012

A federal immigration official met with members of the Silicon Valley startup community to discuss how the Obama administration plans to keep high-tech foreign-born entrepreneurs in the United States. The plan includes a special program that will track the difficulties non-native entrepreneurs encounter in the immigration process and propose amendments to federal policies to resolve these problems…

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