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: 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,...

Tom’s Town: Finally, we win a name change

By Tom Temprano APRIL 18 -- Willie Brown may have his bridge, Dianne Feinstein may someday have her airport (or terminal), but I’m thrilled to...

Big battle brewing over funding for children’s programs

  By Tim Redmond There’s a serious battle brewing over the re-authorization of the Children’s Fund and the city’s funding for public schools, possibly pitting the...

Why the private market can never solve SF’s housing crisis

  By Tim Redmond April 14, 2014 -- We got a great lesson in the past 30 years or so of San Francisco political history at...

Will airbnb have to pay for its past violations? Or does tech just get amnesty for everything?

By Tim Redmond APRIL 14, 2014 -- Airbnb has changed its terms of service (which I suspect nobody reads anyway) to warn people that they...

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...