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.

When Gavin Newsom sells out the disability community

By Bob Planthold JULY 8, 2014 -- Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom wrote an op-ed piece June 16th in the Sacramento Bee that focuses on the innovation...

Finally, the myth of the poor landlord is exposed

By Tim Redmond JULY 7, 2014 – Finally, a local landlord (my neighbor, on my very same street, no less) has said what so desperately...

We have no privacy — but Facebook and Google do

By Tim Redmond JULY 3, 2104 -- I love Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. It’s a trade association for people who want to try to...

The Gay Shame 3 are out — and questioning Kink.com’s version of events

By Tim Redmond JULY 3, 2014 -- The three queer activists who spent time in jail after a protest over a "prison fantasy" party have...

The Morning After at Hobby Lobby

By Julia Carrie Wong July 2, 2014 -- Monday was a horrible day for women and workers in the United States, with the Supreme Court...

Communities of color cut out of SF’s arts spending

By Tim Redmond It’s not a secret, and hardly news, that straight White people are a minority in San Francisco. Although the African American population...

Privatization and displacement, from Detroit to the Bay Area

By Tiny (aka Lisa Gray-Garcia) "We are hiding out in our own house with no water," Shelah, a 15-year-youth and poverty skola, whispered on the...

SF does almost noting about corruption, grand jury says. Anyone seriously disagree?

By Tim Redmond The San Francisco Civil Grand Jury is the latest group in this city to have lost faith in the ability of the...

City College accreditor can’t survive unless it changes — profoundly

By Tim Redmond JUNE 30, 2014 – It’s become pretty clear in the past couple of weeks that the fight to save City College is...

Protesters in jail after Kink.com “prison party”

By Erin McElroy JUNE 30, 2014 -- Seven queer activists were arrested on Saturday night, June 28th, following a protest against a San Francisco Pride...