Thursday, January 21, 2021

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.

UC Regents set conditions on massive new development project

After misinformation and criticism, board approves next steps on Parnassus Heights campus plan -- but this is just the beginning.

Taxi drivers, disability-rights advocates oppose new Market St. traffic plan

Plus: UC Regents vote on huge new project -- and Willie Brown's Chronicle column will quietly disappear. That's The Agenda for Jan 19-26

Bay View editor may take legal action against private prison company

Keith Malik Washington charges that the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the Geo Group retaliated after he contacted a reporter about a COVID outbreak in a halfway house.

Chron rejects comments critical of Boudin editorial

Comments supporting the DA don't seem to violate the paper's standards; why were they blocked?

UCSF deal is unenforceable

And the housing component is far less than the city needs.

COVID outbreak — and media crackdown — at private halfway house in Tenderloin

Center run by private prison contractor on lockdown, and resident punished for contacting the news media about it.

Supes to ask mayor about corruption

Plus: Hearing on UCSF's hospital expansion plans and the new committee lineup: That's The Agenda for Jan 11-18.

Shamann Walton is the new board president

Unanimous vote a win for progressives as tough issues face City Hall in 2021.

Trump’s riot — and what it means

The cops let white people with guns assault the Capitol. Are we surprised?

A terrible crime leads to terrible politics and reporting

The real story behind the release from jail of a drug addict who went on to kill two in a hit-and-run.