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.

California loses $5.7 billion a year in corporate tax breaks

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 19, 2014 -- State Senator Mark Leno’s got a bill that would ensure all new tax breaks come with a profit-and-loss...

Behind Ferguson’s Unrest: Failed US Policy and the Black-White Housing Gap

By Andre Shashaty Aug. 18, 2014 -- On the surface, the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., was about local police using deadly force on an unarmed...

Media misses: Taxes, the economy, and Harvey Milk

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 18, 2014 -- Yes, I listen to NPR. KPFA, of course, but also NPR. That makes me an Old Liberal Leftist,...

Newsom says he voted to sue San Francisco

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 15, 2014 – We solved one mystery today. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom showed up for the State Lands Commission meeting at the...

Tom’s Town: What’s up with the Democratic Party?

By Tom Temprano It’s been more than a month since my last Tom’s Town, and needless to say we have quite a bit to catch...

On Michael Brown, Sketch Factor, and Finding a Safe Way Home

By Julia Carrie Wong There is a deep and disturbing dissonance between the Ferguson Police Department’s demands that protestors “Just go home,” and the reality...

Democratic Party backs tenants — narrowly

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 14, 2014 -- The biggest applause at the Democratic County Central Committee last night came about an hour and a half...

Newsom may have to answer for lawsuit against SF

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 14, 2014 -- Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will be in the spotlight this week, when the State Lands Commission meets in...

Realty office people respond badly to modest tenant demonstration

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 12, 2014 -- A few moments after tenant activist Erin McElroy stepped out of a Vanguard Properties office on Mission Street...

Is Chiu a key to DCCC vote on anti-speculation tax?

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 12, 2014 -- The fate of a ballot measure to curtail real-estate speculation in San Francisco could come down to a...