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Morning Wrap: 7/9/12

Monday, July 9, 2012

Why Mayor Lee is the biggest loser so far in the Mirkarimi ethics proceedings, how Muni padded its on-time arrival statistics, pressure builds for perjury charges against the Rev. Jerold Lindner, more.

  • Judging from the bad press he’s received after accusations that he perjured himself, Mayor Ed Lee looks like the biggest loser of last week’s start of Ethics Commission proceedings against suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi. Chronicle
  • The killing of a black bear that entered a Lake Tahoe-area home through an open window sparks criticism of state Fish & Game officials. AP
  • How and why Muni inflated its on-time arrival statistics for more than a decade. The Bay Citizen
  • Now that a jury has found Will Lynch not guilty in the beating of the priest he says sexually abused him, Lynch’s supporters are calling on Santa Clara County’s DA to bring perjury charges against the Rev. Jerold Lindner. Mercury News
  • Oscar winning actor Ernest Borgnine died in Los Angeles at age 95. NPR

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