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.

The ACCJC just won’t give up trying to shut down City College

By TimRedmond JUNE 18, 2014 – On Friday, June 13, a publicist named Dave Hyams sent out a press release on behalf of the Accreditation...

Politics on Tuesday: The Democratic Party, the real-estate industry, and nudists on Muni

By Tim Redmond JUNE 17, 2014 – Just three days before the June 3 election, tech mogul and mayoral ally Ron Conway handed $25,000 to...

A new approach to public power: Just sell it

By Tim Redmond JUNE 17, 2014 – At a time when Mayor Ed Lee is doing everything possible to shut down the city’s aspirations for...

The Airbnb files — how a friend of the mayor avoids law-enforcement

By Tim Redmond JUNE 16, 2014 -- The San Francisco Chronicle has finally noticed that Airbnb is having a huge impact on housing in the...

Scenes from the Plaza Party

By Tim Redmond JUNE 14, 2014 -- A festive crew took over the 16th and Mission BART plaza this afternoon, making a statement that a...

Tom’s Town: Back on the Chain Game

By Tom Temprano We’re back on the chain/not-chain game of AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s attempted pharmacy on Castro Street. I wrote about the controversy in detail...

Campaign against 16th and Mission project escalates

By Julia Carrie Wong JUNE 13, 2014 -- Last Friday morning, a group of 18 activists styling themselves “Minimus” huddled behind a stand of bushes...

Hold the champagne – City College hasn’t exactly won yet

JUNE 12, 2104 – The decision by the accrediting commission to allow City College a lifeline has much of the city's political establishment applauding,...

BREAKING: Good news – for the moment – on City College

By Tim Redmond The news that the ACCJC will change its rules and allow City College to stay open for two more years is grounds...

A modest proposal: Let’s see how gun control (and no gun control) actually works

By Johnny Angel Wendell I have a modest proposal to address the gun crisis in America. Because it is clear that there is a great...