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.

Some reality about the Mirkarimi vote — and the Ron Conway attack piece

By Tim Redmond MAY 14, 2014 -- Our local billionaire tech lord has injected the Ross Mirkarimi vote into the 17th Assembly District race –...

The fate of Marcus Books

By Tiny MAY 13, 2014 -- “We got a ‘Funky and low-down feeling, but we rock steady,” said Greg Johnson, Marcus Books co-owner addressing...

Politics on Tuesday: Mayor Lee on his tenant duck, AT&T’s ugly property, what it means to be effective in...

  By Tim Redmond APRIL 13, 2014 -- Mayor Ed Lee finally explained today – sort of – why he refused to sign the David Campos...

Guest opinion: Folly on wheels (and rails)

By Kevin Bard With all of the recent pitfalls and controversies that BART and Muni have to juggle on a continual basis (do they even...

Breaking: Billionaire trying to buy 17th Assembly District race

  By Tim Redmond MAY 12, 2014 -- I suppose it was inevitable – we knew there would be at least one Independent Expenditure campaign against...

Ask the bud man: State bills to regulate cannabis

By Ngaio Bealum Hey I hear there are two bills in California that would regulate the medical cannabis industry. Can you give me an update...

Why consumers – and tenants – should be happy about the Leno cell-phone bill victory

State Sen. Mark Leno's cell phone bill could be a sign that Ellis Act reform is also possible. By Tim Redmond MAY 12, 2014 – The...

Two sides of Democratic Party on Prop. B

By Tim Redmond MAY 9, 2014 -- Two different sides of the California Democratic Party: The San Francisco County Central Committee, which is run by...

Chiu’s attack on Campos is just factually wrong. Here’s how.

Aaron Peskin, shown here partying with Tom Temprano, Campos, Tommi Avicolli Mecca, and Gabriel Haaland, is a Campos supporter. So are many others, including...

City Beat: City College, the Ellis Act – and the real state budget battle

By Tim Redmond MAY 7, 2014 -- A bill by Assemblymember Tom Ammiano that would curtail the ability of state officials to suspend indefinitely an...