In the last few days, I and other colleagues have received numerous calls and correspondence in response to the vote to reinstate Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi. I want to thank everyone who took the time to communicate with my office, whether in support, anger or disappointment. I truly appreciate the critical and thoughtful comments, as well as the passion and strong feelings expressed. Read More
Your front-page headline reads: Rising from the ASHES, (“PG&E trying to win your trust” July 16) where one of the Bay Area’s most visible public relations and crisis management experts said “I would say that PG&E is arguably the most damaged corporate brand in America today.” Read More
After following the saga of suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi for the past few months, the recent findings and stories surrounding him are very disturbing.
First, he was deceptive when it came to his guns, and then he seemed to obstruct the police’s attempts to secure them. And his claim that his guns were “buried deep in the house,” making it difficult to retrieve them, doesn’t fly.
Well, if he buried them deep, then he knows where they are and can go uncover them, right? Read More
Even though he’s now sheriff, it may surprise some that Ross Mirkarimi owns several guns. As a longtime member of the progressive bloc on the Board of Supervisors, Mirkarimi was a vocal advocate of gun control. Read More
Today, Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is expected to be arraigned in criminal court on three misdemeanor charges stemming from an alleged domestic violence incident at his home on New Year’s Eve. He will then return to his office and get busy on a wide range of law enforcement issues, including rehabilitation programs for domestic violence abusers and services for the victims. There is something very wrong with this picture. Read More