San Francisco voters will be receiving a 500-page, $1.7 million voter guide this fall–largely so residents can vote on the height of a luxury condo property.
An environmental organization that vowed to protest every appearance made by President Barack Obama prior to his announcing a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline will not protest a fundraiser hosted by a noted environmentalist.
San Francisco will spend $150,000 to study the effect of racing sailboats on the birds in the bay area as part of a lawsuit settlement.
An attendee at President Obama’s lavish San Francisco fundraiser allegedly broke his ex-girlfriend’s jaw in a domestic incident and has referred to the Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong as a “great leader.”
Team Obama includes a self-identified “Muslim Palestinian-American” campaign fundraiser who has a history of blasting Israel in highly charged letters and newspaper articles about the Middle East conflict.
San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee said that he would suspend a Democratic sheriff who was recently sentenced in a domestic violence case. Despite pleading guilty for falsely imprisoning his wife and being sentenced to three years of probation, Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi refused to resign his political post.
The trial of a San Francisco sheriff accused of abusing his wife and endangering his child is scheduled to continue today. Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, a Democrat, is accused of domestic violence “and two other charges that led to a protective order preventing him from seeing his wife, Eliana Lopez,” a former telenovela star, according to the Sacramento Bee.