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.

Prosecution portrays Garcia Zarate as sophisticated killer

Closing argument clashes with everything we have heard about the immigrant accused of killing Kate Steinle

Zarate prosecutor seeks First-Degree Murder

DA's Office asking judge to instruct jury on a charge that requires planning and premeditation -- something no evidence in the case suggests

Some differences start to emerge from D8 debate

Mostly polite discussion still points to where the candidates will take opposing paths

Sheehy, Breed try to pre-empt (or copy?) tenant ballot measure

A bit of confusion around press conference announcing plan to pay for lawyers for tenants facing eviction

Zarate trial testimony abruptly ends

Rebuttal witnesses cancelled Monday morning; closing arguments set for Nov. 20

The Agenda, Nov. 12-19: A homeless sleep-in, a D-8 debate…

... plus reefer madness at City Hall and the history of local development politics

Zarate prosecution witness blasted for role in earlier murder trial

Wrongfully convicted man suing SF over case where Inspector Evans gave what one critic called wildly inaccurate testimony

Final defense witness in Garcia Zarate case questions SFPD translation

Officer who interrogated homeless immigrant didn't distinguish between the gun discharging and Garcia Zarate pulling the trigger

Video casts doubt on prosecution theory in Kate Steinle killing

Grainy but clear evidence suggests Zarate was bending over when shot was fired