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.

Tom’s Town: Drag Queens and Politicos

 By Tom Temprano Last night’s Sacramento Realness fundraiser for David Campos at El Rio made for the mixing of two of my favorite communities of...

Ask the Bud Man: Can Eric Holder change the pot laws?

Editor's note: Ngaio Bealum writes on medical (and, well, not-so-medical) marijuana issues, and his column will be appearing weekly at 48hills.org. You can post...

Tom’s Town: Google Buses and High-School bullies

By Tom Temprano This Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting had to be the most cramped and uncomfortable place I’ve been in stuck for five hours...

Supervisors defy progessive community, approve Google Bus Project

By Tim Redmond APRIL 2, 2014 -- The San Francisco supervisors defied pretty much the entire progressive community last night and gave a green light...

Campos bill on Ellis Act clear first hurdle

By Tim Redmond March 24, 2014 -- Legislation by Sup. David Campos that would significantly raise the cost of evicting tenants under the Ellis Act...

Plan to legalize in-laws stirs fear of density — and renters

By Tim Redmond MARCH 24, 2014 -- A proposal by Sup. David Chiu to offer amnesty for in-law apartments today ran into a classic San...

The other waterfront monstrosity: SF Giants get even sweeter deal than Warriors

By Tim Redmond The Warriors arena – that giant spaceship on the Bay – is getting most if the attention in the fight over the...

Tom’s Town: Harvey Milk endorsements and LGBT political legacy

By Tom Temprano Although I spent last year as the president of the Harvey Milk Club, I was unprepared for the pretty-girl-at-the-prom attention that our...

BREAKING: Judge refuses to remove waterfront measure from ballot

By Tim Redmond March 18, 2014 -- Judge Marla Miller refused today to order a waterfront planning measure removed from the San Francisco ballot. In a...

The battle of 16th and Mission: Inside the campaign to “clean up” the plaza and build luxury housing

  By Julia Carrie Wong MARCH 18, 2014 -- Laura Guzman, the director of  homeless services for Mission Neighborhood Health Center, had the question that was...