Tim Redmond

Tim Redmond has been a political and investigative reporter in San Francisco for more than 30 years. He spent much of that time as executive editor of the Bay Guardian. He is the founder of 48hills.

Fielder shows surprising strength in state Senate fundraising report

Incumbent Wiener's money comes from big state interests and real-estate; his challenger almost matched him with many more small local donors.

Campaign money and what it shows: District 7

The latest campaign finance reports—which show a lot about how state and local races are shaping up—are now on file, and they indicate some important, if unsurprising, patterns.

Breed budget prioritizes cuts to frontline workers over taxes on the rich

Layoffs or pay reductions for the people who are protecting us from COVID -- but less support for making the billionaires pay their share.

How Big Philanthropy undermines democracy

New report shows how a tiny number of very rich people have come do dominate the charitable sector -- giving them too much control over all our lives.

Supes pass Overpaid CEO tax

Business tax reform -- and Caltrain reform -- will also be on the fall ballot.

Bill that could cost SF $50 million up for key Assembly vote

Will Chiu support a measure that the entire Board of Supes opposes? It's at his committee Tuesday.

SF Democratic Party endorsements go (mostly) to progressives

Conservative members (and some in the progressive camp) serve as swing votes in D7 and D11.

City Planning (finally) admits it has a problem

Social and racial equity is now part of land-use decisions -- which could have a major impact.

The end of Shahid Buttar’s campaign — and the lessons

Progressive groups need to be careful about their political strategy for something as critical as a lifetime seat in Congress.

Supes, by one vote, reject public advocate plan

Peskin, Fewer split with other progressives; board does approve plan to break up DPW.