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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.

Newsom beats back recall handily; now he has to decide who his friends are

Labor and grassroots Democrats kept him in office. Will he remember that when it comes to making policy?

New rules on search warrants moving forward with little public input

The public defender wasn't consulted. The DA wasn't consulted. But the Police Commission wants a major policy change—now.

Why have DBI, Planning, and the cops gotten away with so much for so long?

Plus: $70 million for parking meters when the mayor says we can't afford to keep SIP hotels open to save lives. That's The Agenda for Sept. 13-19

COVID and wildfires are a double threat at state prisons

New outbreaks, and constant fire threats, have been largely ignored by the major news media.

A tech-worker dorm in the Tenderloin? Or the end of the Yimby narrative?

Christian Science Church had an approved project—but the developer says family housing doesn't make enough money it's asking for tech dorms instead. That's The Agenda for Sept 7-13

Giants ballpark workers set strike vote

Low wages, poor COVID safety, and a dismissive attitude by team management could lead to picket lines during the pennant race.

Medical professionals say that SIP hotel program is saving and changing lives

Data shows marked improvements in physical and mental health of formerly homeless—so why is SF shutting these hotels down?

Judge blocks—for now—massive UC expansion in Parnassus Heights

Temporary order saves historic murals and could force the school to negotiate with the neighborhood that its development project will impact.

Campos takes first step toward state Assembly bid

If Chiu becomes city attorney, his seat will be open for a special election.

The data supports Chesa Boudin’s record: Why doesn’t the media tell us that?

Boudin is charging cases at the same rate as other local DAs. He has increased prosecutions of sexual assault cases. But the "balanced" Chron misses the point.