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.

Communities of color cut out of SF’s arts spending

By Tim Redmond It’s not a secret, and hardly news, that straight White people are a minority in San Francisco. Although the African American population...

Privatization and displacement, from Detroit to the Bay Area

By Tiny (aka Lisa Gray-Garcia) "We are hiding out in our own house with no water," Shelah, a 15-year-youth and poverty skola, whispered on the...

SF does almost noting about corruption, grand jury says. Anyone seriously disagree?

By Tim Redmond The San Francisco Civil Grand Jury is the latest group in this city to have lost faith in the ability of the...

City College accreditor can’t survive unless it changes — profoundly

By Tim Redmond JUNE 30, 2014 – It’s become pretty clear in the past couple of weeks that the fight to save City College is...

Protesters in jail after Kink.com “prison party”

By Erin McElroy JUNE 30, 2014 -- Seven queer activists were arrested on Saturday night, June 28th, following a protest against a San Francisco Pride...

Pride: Parties and politics as housing activists take over Google float

Grand Marshall Tommi Avicolli Mecca won a fabulosity ribbon after his contingent Occupied the Google float. By Tim Redmond JUNE 29, 2014 – Wow, what a...

Democratic Party meeting becomes strange pep rally

Editor’s note: The San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee has been taken over by the moderate/conservative side, represented by the chair, Mary Jung, who...

Tom’s Town, Pride Edition: The struggles past, present, and future

By Tom Temprano Everywhere you go in San Francisco, Pride is in the air. From the Castro bars overcrowded with queers visiting from around the...

Google demo shows solidarity between tenants and labor

By Tim Redmond JUNE 25, 2014 – Another day, another anti-Google demo, this one in front of an app developers’ conference at Moscone Center, and...

16th and Mission developer gets schooled in community relations

By Julia Carrie Wong June 15, 2014 -- Almost 100 people attended the meeting of the San Francisco Board of Educations’ Buildings, Grounds, and Services...