Ross Mirkarimi

1:32pm

Mon March 26, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Monday, March 26, 2012

$1.5 billion of California’s High Speed Rail money has been guaranteed to Caltrain’s rail electrification project. It means progress for building a 1.2 mile tunnel from San Francisco’s Caltrain station to the new downtown Transbay Terminal. San Francisco transportation officials are now requesting $1 billion in federal grants for the Bart extension project to San Jose...

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10:23am

Wed March 21, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Mayor Ed Lee will seek to remove Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi from office, citing political misconduct in response to the incident that led to Mirkarimi's guilty plea of false imprisonment...

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1:06pm

Mon March 19, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: afternoon edition for Monday, March 19, 2012

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has been sentenced to a day in jail and three years probation for falsely imprisoning his wife. He will receive credit for time already spent in jail. The sheriff will also attend a year of domestic-violence intervention classes and perform 100 hours of community service...

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11:08am

Mon March 19, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: top news stories for Monday, March 19, 2012

As San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi heads to court today to face sentencing for the false imprisonment of his wife, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has been consulting with City Attorney Dennis Herrera on whether and how to oust the embattled sheriff...

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1:34pm

Wed January 18, 2012
AFTERNOON NEWS ROUNDUP

Connecting the dots: Afternoon edition for Wednesday, January 18

 

The U.S. Supreme Court turned down a Napa County resident’s challenge to a state law that imposes a 10-year ban on gun ownership for anyone convicted of a violent misdemeanor. The resident claimed the law violated his constitutional right to possess a firearm…

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