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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.

Supes call for investigation of Ferris Wheel money

Revenue goes not to the city, but to a private entity that's part of an FBI corruption probe.

Denmark, taxes, happiness, racism …

... plus saving the SIP hotels, cracking down on serial permit scofflaws, and more problems with private prisons. That's The Agenda for Feb. 22-28

SF can buy housing for thousands of people, now.

With federal and local money, taking over hotels would cost a fraction of the price of building affordable housing.

New documentary exposes COVID crisis at private SF prison

Adachi Project film shows the inside story of virus outbreaks -- and the Geo Group's failure to contain them.

So San Francisco isn’t broke. Where is the money?

What if we tried to attract artists instead of tech companies? Hearing will look at post-COIVD economy. Plus: A huge payout to victim of police abuse. That's The Agenda for Feb. 15-21

We can reimagine the post-COVID San Francisco

The future should be up to us -- not the corporate overlords who have controlled city planning for decades.

Supes move to open more hotel rooms for homeless

Legislation could set up another confrontation with Mayor Breed, who wants to wind down the hotel program.

SF moved people onto Treasure Island despite serious toxic dangers

Navy and its contractors gave inaccurate info on chemicals and radiation as development of housing moved forward, data at hearing shows.

Exposing the toxic crisis at Treasure Island

Plus: Will the Police Commission finally pass reforms -- and will it matter? That's The Agenda for Feb. 8-14

Bay View editor won’t face immediate discipline for holding press conference

Malik Washington could have faced a return to prison, but at the urging of a federal judge any action has been postponed.