It has been a year to forget for San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and things are getting uglier and uglier by the minute as he has now been suspended on official misconduct charges by Mayor Ed Lee.
The topsy-turvy circus that has been the domestic violence case of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi took another unusual turn this week as he pleaded guilty to one count of false imprisonment under a deal with prosecutors.
You know that plastic bag you just got your lunch burrito in? Well, you’re about to start paying for it. The City Insider reported that today Mayor Ed Lee moved in favor of a “proposal to charge customers on all bags handed out by San Francisco businesses at the checkout out stand or takeout counter…”
The Mission may be one of the most diverse, and definitely the warmest, neighborhoods in SF. It’s rich with immigrant communities and artists’ communities alike and it’s usually in the center of any hotbed controversy. The site, Mission Local, does a fabulous job in covering the ins and outs of this dynamic district. As part of Street’s new weekly Hood series, we’ll be posting the top stories from Mission Local every week.