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.

We’re taking a short summer break

By Tim Redmond 48hills is taking a short summer vacation break. Since we’re such a small operation, with minimal staff, the only way we (well,...

Workers get new contract at AT&T Park

  By Tim Redmond JULY 18, 2014 – In a major victory for local labor, the hotel workers’ union has reached a deal with the concession...

City Beat: Newsom sues SF. Judge smacks down ACCJC. And did the mayor really say “Supervisor Asshole?”

By Tim Redmond JULY 17, 2014 -- Here’s the most interesting thing about the State Lands Commission suing San Francisco: Gavin Newsom is, in essence,...

The End of the Death Penalty in California?

By Tim Redmond JULY 17, 2014 – A conservative federal judge from Southern California may have done what progressives have been trying to do for...

City Hall Gives Money to Evil Landlord’s Pet Charity

By the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project Urban Green, the real estate investment firm, has received a lot of bad press lately. By sending an eviction notice...

Airbnb rebrands neoliberal bullshit as genitalia-shaped bullshit

By Julia Carrie Wong JULY 16, 2014 -- Corporate branding is always bullshit, but tech industry branding is a special breed of bullshit, if for...

Let’s not elect our elected officials. That’s what the supes said today

By Tim Redmond JULY 15, 2014 – The supervisors rejected a plan today that would have allowed voters to fill vacancies on the Board of...

Politics on Tuesday: Is City Hall under Lee and Chiu more effective?

By Tim Redmond JULY 15, 2014 -- Over at the Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council Thursday night, a group of political observers and activists (including, yes,...

Why building more market-rate housing can’t possibly solve the city’s crisis

JULY 15, 2014 -- Yesterday, we presented Part One of our Housing Video Series, explaining how San Francisco got into this mess. And in...

Explaining why SF has a housing crisis — and who’s at fault. In ten minutes

JULY 14, 2014 -- San Francisco politics is full of mythology, and one of the great myths of 2014 is that the progressives, the...