Stories about Mirkarimi

Transphobia in the Sheriff’s race

The treatment of transgender inmates -- and the response of the deputy sheriff's union -- becomes an issue in the race between incumbent Ross...

The “Old Boys Club” is alive and well in SF

Annual Boys Night Out event gathers power players and media elite -- no girls allowed.  By Marke B.  The optics are disastrous. In the picture taken...

The Agenda, Aug. 17-23: Is the Left moving to the Right?

Or does the Chron, once again, have the whole thing completely wrong? By Tim Redmond AUGUST 17, 2015 – Just got back from upstate New York,...

Supes move forward with jail that we might not need

$240 million project that nobody has seen and that might be obsolete the day it opens gets preliminary approval from board members who say...

Mayor denounces sheriff — but can’t explain why

Lee tells supes that Mirkarimi's policy endangers public safety -- but he can't offer a cogent alternative By Tim Redmond JULY 14, 2015 – Mayor Ed...

SF sheriff in the depths of media hell

Mirkarimi tried to tell the press what actually happened. You can guess how that went By Alexis Terrazas JULY 13, 2015 -- As the saga of...

The Agenda, July 13-19: Should SF Build a new jail?

That's a real issue; the Mirkarimi pile-on is not. Plus: Stopping business displacement in the Mission and making tech dorms pay for affordable housing By...

The press whips up toxic anti-immigrant madness

Even in SF, reporters are leaping on the bandwagon, blaming a very reasonable city policy for a tragic murder By Tim Redmond JULY 7, 2015 –...

The Agenda, July 6-12: A terrible killing becomes a political attack on immigrants …

... plus Uber and traffic, and a bill that would help public power by making PG&E's fossil-fuel and nuclear mix more expensive By Tim Redmond JULY...

The Agenda, June 22-28: Housing bonds, the cost of more cops, the cost of growth ….

... And some highlights of Pride Weekend -- a guide to the upcoming week in politics By Tim Redmond JUNE 22, 2015 – Like developers, mayors...