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.

Who really won the SF election?

By Gen Fujioka NOVEMBER 11, 2014 -- As is customary after an election, there’s been a flurry of commentaries and analyses interpreting who “really” won -- besides the actual (and...

Politics on Tuesday: The new (sorta) Board of Supervisors — and what the vote-by-mail results mean

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 11, 2014 – The Next Big Thing in San Francisco politics will be the reshaping of the Board of Supervisors, which could start to happen as...

‘But they didn’t know we were seeds:’ Dia de los Muertos in a post-Ayotzinapa Mexico

    By Caitlin Donohue MEXICO CITY, NOVEMBER 10, 2014 -- Ricardo Escobar Lazamar, a student at Mexico City’s Universidad Autónoma de México, put down the protest sign he was embroidering to...

About that turf in Golden Gate Park ….

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 7, 2014 – We could fight forever over the safety of the new fields they’re putting in at Golden Gate Park. I am not a scientist,...

IWW workers take on Whole Foods in SF

By Marc Norton NOVEMBER 7, 2014 – Three days ago, Bay Area voters raised minimum wages in San Francisco and Oakland. There were also successful campaigns to raise minimum wages...

Campos concedes — “let’s get back to the hard work.”

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 6, 2014 -- I just got the following statement from David Campos: A few moments ago I called David Chiu to congratulate him on his win in...

Chiu keeps lead, edges further ahead

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story had an incorrect total for David Chiu's vote. By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 6, 2014 -- Not good news for David Campos this afternoon. The first...

New economy news: Twitter, tax breaks, a sky bridge and sub-prime loans

By Tim Redmond So Twitter now wants a sky bridge connecting two office buildings, just to make sure that the workers never have to set foot out of the building...

What the election means for Mayor Ed Lee

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 6, 2014 – My Twitter stream was full of Willie Brown on Election Night. The former mayor doesn’t tweet, as far as I know, but his...

Chiu picks up a few votes — here’s what comes next

By Tim Redmond  NOVEMBER 5, 2014 – David Chiu picked up a few more votes from the final round of mail-in absentees today, setting up a tense couple of days...