With the presidential elections just around the corner, conspiracies abound, debate strategies, facial expressions and everything means more than it actually does.
Today, one way or another, the tale of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi gets its last chapter. Whatever happens from this point forward, this is the only story people will remember, the bruise heard around the world.
Wednesday's hearing by the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women on Ross Mirkarimi's status as Sheriff in light of the Ethics Commission's August 16 ruling that he committed official misconduct made plain the deep divide in the San Francisco community over this issue.
Now, before you go and think that I am prone to conspiracy theories and looking through drawers for secrets, understand that I have been knocking around this town for most of my (allegedly) adult life.
The charges of official misconduct against Ross Mirkarimi are damning. But beyond one politician or one news cycle, there is a long-term danger facing the city's domestic violence strategy.
Every journalist has their Holy Grail. And ever since this whole Mirkarimi saga started, I have wanted to bust it wide open, and uncover what everyone was quietly talking about.
After what has seemed like the longest spring training in history, opening day is finally here. Nope, I'm not talking about baseball. I am talking about our sheriff, Ross Mirkarimi, and finally we can get this whole trial underway.
I'm having an existential crisis, Sheriff, and it's all your fault. (Or is it?)
Having fun yet Mister Mayor? Somewhere along the line, you must have realized that there is no grace period for this job. And worse, that there is no place to hide.
The photo shows a couple holding hands, rushing out of City Hall in San Francisco. She is Eliana Lopez, a former telenovela star in Venezuela, and he...
Besides this being the possible end to a progressive golden boy, could this also be a Waterloo for the progressive movement in San Francisco?
Last night was the world premiere of Milk at the Castro Theatre! For those who don't know, that's the new Gus Van Sant film about Harvey Milk, starring Sean Penn in the title role.