Here's the scene from outside the San Francisco Sheriff's Office where NBC Bay Area's Jodi Hernandez and the rest of the voracious press corps wait for smoke signals Ross Mirkarimi's decision to step down or fight the misconduct charges. Hernandez tweets:

Elsewhere in the city, staunchly anti-floor-sitting Chronicle Columnist C.W. Nevius, was spotted at Eliana Lopez's press conference in front of Bill Graham Civic Center. Mrs. Lopez herself reportedly not in attendance.