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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.

How sea level rise will impact communities of color

By Ngoc Nguyen EAST PALO ALTO, JUNE 11, 2014. – Thirty-year-old Gustavo Leal remembers the floodwaters reaching the doorstep of his family home in East...

Politics on Tuesday: Deals on minimum wage, health-care accounts; something screwy going on with housing proposal

Supervisors London Breed and Mark Farrell worked with David Campos to craft a health-care bill that everyone could accept. By Tim Redmond JUNE 10, 2014 --...

Privatization, Hollywood, and Robocop

(In which we take a break from local politics for a moment to reflect on popular culture and the politics of a Hollywood failure) By...

SF district attorney wants to keep cop videos secret

    Public defender Jeff Adachi is unhappy about an attempt to squelch public access to police video By Tim Redmond JUNE 6, 2014 -- District Attorney George...

Tom’s Town: What the election numbers mean

By Tom Temprano Numbers! I hated them in high school as I slogged through summer school Algebra II classes while friends got to enjoy the...

Why Muni workers are feeling sick

By Julia Carrie Wong JUNE 5, 2014 -- “We are sick,” Dave Reardon, a 67-year-old Muni operator told me last night. “We are sick of...

Ask the Bud Man: The fight in Fresno

By Ngaio Bealum I hear the activists in Fresno are fighting against the indoor and outdoor cultivation bans. What are their plans? Ray Zen You are correct....

City Beat: Why can’t we have nice things?

By Tim Redmond JUNE 5, 2014 – More than two thirds of Americans think that "government must see to it that nobody is without food,...

Join us for a storytelling benefit for 48hills

Join us for a great storytelling benefit for 48hills! A fun lineup of investigative reporters and journalists will tell “Strange but True Tales of...

Election night was not good news for Chiu or Lee

By Tim Redmond JUNE 4, 2014 -- The big news from last night’s election is that there isn’t any big news. There were no surprises....