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.

Unlimited growth doesn’t help the local economy

In SF, a rising tide doesn't lift all boats; it drowns the people who can't afford a boat. So why is Scott Wiener pushing a discredited neoliberal agenda?

What did Breed’s Nuru announcement really mean?

Sorting out the lingering questions about the mayor's connections to the disgraced public works director.

Breed took $5,600 gift from Nuru; may be illegal

Former DPW director paid to have her car fixed and was 'close personal friend' for 20 years.

‘Families first’ public defender enters D7 race

Vilaska Nguyen says he offers an independent alternative and criticizes mayor's planning policies.

The fix was in: Mayor appoints political ally to run city planning

'Indefensible' appointment puts private-sector housing ally in key position as city faces massive displacement issues.

Haney proposes sweeping reforms for public works

A new clean-streets agency would operate under a commission with public hearings and oversight.

Firefighters want no part of dark-money lawsuit

Union sees attack on disclosure laws as a threat to March earthquake-safety bond.

Political operatives try to defend dark money

Lawsuit to undermine city's disclosure laws includes some stunning information about why campaigns try to keep donors secret.

Doesn’t anyone have any questions for the mayor?

Plus: Tightening the rules on stealth evictions. That's The Agenda for Feb 9-16.

The politics of the race for SF judge

The Judicial Establishment has lined up behind three candidates. (Hint: None are public defenders.)