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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.

What the big money behind the School Board recall means

The very rich who are pouring more than $1 million into getting rids of three board members have an agenda that goes far beyond the San Francisco schools.

How Recology’s monopoly leads to very dubious rate accounting

City records show the way the garbage company could be inflating its costs—and charging consumers for it.

Recology files fake ‘reform’ petition

Company wants to undermine changes to its monopoly; 'even PG&E doesn't operate this way.'

Reforming the recall—and the mayor’s power to appoint elected officials

Plus: What's going on with Mental Health SF, and is CPMC helping with the public-health crisis in the Tenderloin?

Breed refuses to discuss the future of road closures with supervisors

Mayor has hostile response to fair questions from Chan on a topic that could really use some leadership.

The big money shows up for Haney in state Assembly race

Building trades and opponents of single-payer are putting up hundreds of thousands in an IE that is likely to attack Campos

What are the mayor’s plans for Golden Gate Park and the Great Highway?

Plus: Ending 'low-fault' evictions and COVID safety in the public schools. That's The Agenda for Jan 10-17.

The Leaning Tower of Soma is a mess—but everyone’s ducking responsibility

In 1986, when it became clear that the Reagan Administration had lied about the Iran-Contra Scandal, Vice President George Bush told the press that...

Recall Boudin ad features paid campaign staffer—and nobody else

Flier says "leading Democrats" are unhappy with the DA—but the only person they present makes $16,000 a month working for the recall campaign.

Breed’s office denies reality in hearing on Tenderloin state of emergency

There's not much available housing. There's not enough medical care. And the mayor's staff denies that the city even does homeless sweeps. Oh: But the cops are making more busts.