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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.

Picking Cotton, Playing Pro Basketball, or Being the President of the United States. Hmmmm…..

By Eva Paterson This is personal. The Clippers beat the Golden State Warriors. I watched the beginning of the game along with most of the nation...

Tom’s Town: The gloves come off in the Campos-Chiu race

By Tom Temprano The gloves are officially off (were they ever on?) in the race to succeed Tom Ammiano in the 17th Assembly District --...

How do we solve the Airbnb problem?

Calvin Welch (left) and Sup. David Chiu have very different approaches to dealing with Airbnb. By Tim Redmond MAY 1, 2014-- It's pretty clear that San...

The mayor’s looming budget problem

By Tim Redmond Mayor Ed Lee has a serious budget problem. And it could become a serious political problem. See, the city is flush with a...

Supes vote 7-4 to oust Angela Chan from Police Commission

By Tim Redmond APRIL 29, 2014 -- Well, that was ugly. By a 7-4 vote, the Board of Supervisors tossed Angela Chan off the Police Commission...

La lucha continua: Chicano journalist slain by LAPD subject of PBS documentary

By Caitlin Donohue Earlier this month, the cover of San Francisco’s oldest bilingual newspaper, El Tecolote, was given over to a review of the new...

The strange politics of the Angela Chan reappointment

By Tim Redmond APRIL 29, 2014 – The politics of the reappointment of Police Commission member Angela Chan are getting awfully weird. Sup. David Chiu, who...

Donald Sterling is No Abberation

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson APRIL 28, 2014 -- Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald T. Sterling is no aberration. On an audio recording that allegedly captures...

Why are Mayor Lee’s allies trying to oust a good police commissioner?

By Tim Redmond APRIL 28, 2014 -- I have spent the past week shaking my head and trying to figure out one of those weird...

Ask the Bud Man: Can we keep 420 clean? (Please?)

By Ngaio Bealum Dude. What’s the deal with the 420 gathering in Golden Gate Park? Stoners can’t clean up after themselves? Jeez. Dave Dude. Right?  I...