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 vote 7-4 to oust Angela Chan from Police Commission

By Tim Redmond APRIL 29, 2014 -- Well, that was ugly. By a 7-4 vote, the Board of Supervisors tossed Angela Chan off the Police Commission...

La lucha continua: Chicano journalist slain by LAPD subject of PBS documentary

By Caitlin Donohue Earlier this month, the cover of San Francisco’s oldest bilingual newspaper, El Tecolote, was given over to a review of the new...

The strange politics of the Angela Chan reappointment

By Tim Redmond APRIL 29, 2014 – The politics of the reappointment of Police Commission member Angela Chan are getting awfully weird. Sup. David Chiu, who...

Donald Sterling is No Abberation

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson APRIL 28, 2014 -- Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald T. Sterling is no aberration. On an audio recording that allegedly captures...

Why are Mayor Lee’s allies trying to oust a good police commissioner?

By Tim Redmond APRIL 28, 2014 -- I have spent the past week shaking my head and trying to figure out one of those weird...

Ask the Bud Man: Can we keep 420 clean? (Please?)

By Ngaio Bealum Dude. What’s the deal with the 420 gathering in Golden Gate Park? Stoners can’t clean up after themselves? Jeez. Dave Dude. Right?  I...

Listen to the gunshots that killed Alex Nieto — the sound file is here

By Tim Redmond I now have the sound file of the police shooting of Alejandro Nieto. You can listen yourself and see what you hear...

Tom’s Town: Go Warriors — and a privately financed arena

By Tom Temprano San Francisco is inarguably a baseball and football town. As a basketball fan (albeit also a Giants and Niners guy), I get...

What the Keystone Pipeline delay really means

By John H. Cushman Jr APRIL 22, 2014 -- By delaying a final decision on the Keystone XL pipeline until Nebraska devises a legally...

Ask the Bud Man: What’s the Future of Weed?

By Ngaio Bealum Dear Mr. Weedseer, what do you think about the future of cannabis in the next 325 years? Mr. Peabody Staring into my crystal bong,...