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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.

Mandelman kickoff sets tone for D8 supe race

Rafael Mandelman officially launched his campaign for D8 supervisor Wednesday night with a rally that drew around 150 people and set the tone for...

Gun violence and harm reduction

Deadly attacks on large groups of people are happening all over the world. Most of the time, politicians call it “terrorism.” It’s happened in...

Tenants protest Farrell’s move to block effective anti-eviction bill

Tenant advocates will rally at noon on the steps of City Hall Monday/12 to denounce a move by Sup. Mark Farrell to fast-track his...

The Agenda: Controller says SF budget lacks buffer for Trump cuts

The City Controller’s Office released its analysis of Mayor Ed Lee’s proposed budget June 9, and it contains a rather ominous statement. I haven’t seen...

DeJesus hearing becomes a debate on Tasers

The Board of Supes Rules Committee moved forward the nomination of Petra DeJesus for another term on the Police Commission Thursday – but not...

SF public power agency under attack

The majority of the Board of Supervisors Budget Committee voted today to effectively cut funding for the only city agency that has a mandate...

Safai concedes defeat, will allow DeJesus to remain on Police Commission

Sup. Ahsha Safai has apparently conceded defeat in his efforts to replace the city’s best Police Commission member with one of his political allies. Safai...

Wiener housing bill passes, trusting the market to solve the crisis

The biggest policy issue in Sacramento this spring, aside from health care, was almost certainly housing, and with good reason: San Francisco is not...

The big media lie about single-payer health care

The headlines were so consistent, so predictably bad, that I almost couldn’t read them. “Single-payer will cost $400 billion.” “Single-payer costs dwarf entire state...