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News, The Snitch Did Gurbaksh Chahal Buy a Posse (From a San Jose Sikh Temple)?

Did Gurbaksh Chahal Buy a Posse (From a San Jose Sikh Temple)?

Beleaguered social media-friendly tech CEO Gurbaksh "G" Chahal was in court on Friday to answer charges that he violated the terms of his probation for a 2014 domestic violence charge a few months after it was imposed. (The alleged…
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News, The Snitch Is This Disgraced Tech CEO the Facebook Enemy of District Attorney George Gascon?

Is This Disgraced Tech CEO the Facebook Enemy of District Attorney George Gascon?

Gurbaksh Chahal (pictured) has a major beef with San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón. It all started somewhere around the time Chahal, then the 31-year-old CEO of digital advertising firm RadiumOne, worth over $100 million, and the kind of guy…
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Music, All Shook Down Chris Brown Thinks He Can Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence Simply by Going on Tour

Chris Brown Thinks He Can Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence Simply by Going on Tour

Hot on the heels of Tyler The Creator canceling an Australian tour, prompted by a petition against him, protestors Down Under have moved their attention to everyone's favorite short-tempered narcissist, Chris Brown. GetUp!'s petition — titled "No, Chris Brown.…
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News, The Snitch Willie Brown Reportedly Offered to Help Tech CEO's Domestic Violence Charges "Go Away" for $1 Million

Willie Brown Reportedly Offered to Help Tech CEO's Domestic Violence Charges "Go Away" for $1 Million

Former mayor and current San Francisco Chronicle columnist Willie Brown offered to help 45 felony domestic violence charges against a tech CEO "go away" for $1 million, the Wall Street Journal reports.  In 2013, the founder and then-CEO of tech…
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News, The Snitch 49ers Sack Ray McDonald in Light of Sexual Assault Claims

49ers Sack Ray McDonald in Light of Sexual Assault Claims

The 49ers have ejected defensive lineman Ray McDonald following new sexual assault allegations that surfaced earlier this week.  On Tuesday, police served a search warrant to the player's Silver Creek Valley home, after receiving reports from an alleged assault victim…
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News, The Snitch Petition Circulates Asking Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi to Resign

Petition Circulates Asking Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi to Resign

An organized recall effort might have fizzled a bit, but the desire to see Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi booted from office is still very much alive. Anti-Ross folks launched a petition today demanding the embattled sheriff voluntarily step down from his…
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News, The Snitch Mayor Ed Lee Is Still Ignoring Sheriff Mirkarimi's Letter

Mayor Ed Lee Is Still Ignoring Sheriff Mirkarimi's Letter

So much for mending fences. Ed Lee, the consensus-building mayor, has yet to respond to a letter Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi sent him two weeks ago outright refusing to recuse himself from domestic violence matters. Mirkarimi's letter details his response…
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News, The Snitch Ross Mirkarimi Can Relax, Effort to Recall Sheriff Isn't Gaining Momentum

Ross Mirkarimi Can Relax, Effort to Recall Sheriff Isn't Gaining Momentum

The effort to recall Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi isn't happening -- at least not anytime soon. The Democratic County Central Committee had been considering moving ahead with a recall, but this week, it decided to scrap those plans, especially since…
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News, The Snitch Facebook Page Created for Women Who Don't "Like" Ross Mirkarimi

Facebook Page Created for Women Who Don't "Like" Ross Mirkarimi

Ross Mirkarimi is quickly settling back into his post as sheriff, registering inmates to vote, and generally trying to get everyone to forget about his nine-month political and family drama with his wife.But Erica Sedlander, a UC Berkeley graduate student,…
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News, The Snitch Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Gets His Job Back

Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Gets His Job Back

Ross Mirkarimi got his badge back last night after the Board of Supervisors reinstated him as San Francisco's sheriff. After several hours of public testimony, the board voted 4-7 to give Mirkarimi his job back, claiming the bruise he gave his…
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News, The Snitch Eric Mar Pushed Domestic Violence Resolution -- on Eve of Ross Mirkarimi Vote

Eric Mar Pushed Domestic Violence Resolution -- on Eve of Ross Mirkarimi Vote

Next week, the political circus is coming to town. The Board of Supervisors will vote on the fate of Sheriff-in-Limbo Ross Mirkarimi, who grabbed his wife's arm in a domestic violence incident. You might think it would be odd, then,…
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News, The Snitch Ross Mirkarimi: New Poll Shows S.F. Doesn't Want Him as Sheriff Anymore

Ross Mirkarimi: New Poll Shows S.F. Doesn't Want Him as Sheriff Anymore

Ross Mirkarimi has consistently said that the forces against him are undermining the will of the people, specifically the people who voted him into office in November. But now it's those very people who seem to think he's undermining them.…
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News, The Snitch Ross Mirkarimi Will Probably Appeal Commission's Guilty Ruling

Ross Mirkarimi Will Probably Appeal Commission's Guilty Ruling

Sheriff-in-limbo Ross Mirkarimi says that if the Board of Supervisors decides to permanently boot him from office, he just might appeal the case, according to media outlets.After an all-day meeting last Thursday, the Ethics Commission decided in a 4-1 vote…
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News, The Snitch Ross Mirkarimi: Ethics Commission Says Sheriff Is Guilty of Official Misconduct

Ross Mirkarimi: Ethics Commission Says Sheriff Is Guilty of Official Misconduct

San Francisco's Ethics Commission decided Thursday night in a 4-1 vote that Sheriff-in-limbo Ross Mirkarimi engaged in official misconduct when he bruised his wife's arm during a New Year's Eve domestic dispute. After the marathon meeting, which lasted 11 long hours,…
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News, The Snitch Vincent Calvarese, S.F. Sheriff's Deputy Charged With Domestic Violence, Appears in Court

Vincent Calvarese, S.F. Sheriff's Deputy Charged With Domestic Violence, Appears in Court

Lt. Vincent Calvares, the sheriff's deputy charged in a domestic violence incident, appeared in court yesterday where he pleaded not guilty to charges of domestic violence, assault, and false imprisonment. SF Weekly broke the story on Tuesday that Calvares had…
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News, The Snitch Ross Mirkarimi Hearing: Eliana Lopez Video Allowed, Judge Rules

Ross Mirkarimi Hearing: Eliana Lopez Video Allowed, Judge Rules

The now-infamous Eliana Lopez video may be used as evidence in suspended-Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's ethics hearing, Judge Garrett Wong ruled.The video, in which Lopez tearfully showed a bruise she said her husband gave her, could also eventually become public, as…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Sweet Spot: Ads That Mock Domestic Violence Go Way Past Grotesque

The Sweet Spot: Ads That Mock Domestic Violence Go Way Past Grotesque

So reads a…
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News, The Snitch Ross Mirkarimi Loses Yet Another Battle in Court

Ross Mirkarimi Loses Yet Another Battle in Court

Much to nobody's surprise, except perhaps Ross Mirkarimi himself, the embattled sheriff today suffered another setback in his quest to get his job back, leaving his political future officially in the  hands of the city's Ethics Commission. A judge ruled…
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News, The Snitch Ross Mirkarimi Explains Exactly How His Wife Got the Bruise

Ross Mirkarimi Explains Exactly How His Wife Got the Bruise

Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi went on KQED's Forum this morning to finally give the public what they want: a detailed account of what happened between him and his wife, Eliana Lopez, on the morning of Dec. 31, 2011.In an emotional interview…
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News, The Snitch Ross Mirkarimi Petitions Demand Embattled Sheriff Not Be Fired

Ross Mirkarimi Petitions Demand Embattled Sheriff Not Be Fired

Not everyone wants to see Ross Mirkarimi go down in flames. Despite the fact that even Mirkarimi's closest allies have turned on the newly convicted sheriff, he does have a few friends left.Mirkarimi supporter Tami Bryant doesn't seem to care…
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