Tim Redmond

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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.

City Beat: City College, the Ellis Act – and the real state budget battle

By Tim Redmond MAY 7, 2014 -- A bill by Assemblymember Tom Ammiano that would curtail the ability of state officials to suspend indefinitely an...

Why has City Planning gotten a free pass on Airbnb?

  By Tim Redmond MAY 7, 2014 -- I've been complaining (a bit) about the legislation by Sup. David Chiu on Airbnb. I've been critical (a...

Politics on Tuesday: Ed Lee ducks tenant bill, the next move for Victor Hwang – and the Campos vs....

David Chiu is considered the front-runner in the 17th Assembly race, but he needs a big win to avoid looking like a loser By Tim...

The flipside of San Francisco’s displacement crisis: The influx of the very rich

By Darwin Bond Graham Yahoo began running its hulking purple buses into San Francisco in 2005. Google followed two years later with a bus system...

Ask the bud man: No mercy for medical cannabis users who drive

By Ngaio Bealum I really enjoy reading your. I'm a truck driver and I live down south. Anyways, I really enjoy smoking marijuana.  I used...

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...