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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.

Bay to Breakers is fun. And that’s in short supply these days

By Tim Redmond The weather was San Francisco perfect, cool, a bit of a breeze, with the sun finally breaking through. Things were running a little late, as anything involving...

Undocumented, uninsured, and in debt for life

By Jesus E. Valenzuela-Felix Editor’s Note: California Senator Ricardo Lara’s (D- Huntington Park/Long Beach) Health For All Bill (SB 1005) – it would make all Californians, regardless of immigration status,...

Mayor Lee’s new job-creation plan: swimming instructors

Maybe we could have Olympic swimming at the ballpark. By Tim Redmond MAY 15, 2014 -- The news about the Antarctic glaciers is all over the world. There's a new set...

Some reality about the Mirkarimi vote — and the Ron Conway attack piece

By Tim Redmond MAY 14, 2014 -- Our local billionaire tech lord has injected the Ross Mirkarimi vote into the 17th Assembly District race – in a really vicious way....

The fate of Marcus Books

By Tiny MAY 13, 2014 -- “We got a ‘Funky and low-down feeling, but we rock steady,” said Greg Johnson, Marcus Books co-owner addressing a small press gathering at...

Politics on Tuesday: Mayor Lee on his tenant duck, AT&T’s ugly property, what it means to be effective in...

  By Tim Redmond APRIL 13, 2014 -- Mayor Ed Lee finally explained today – sort of – why he refused to sign the David Campos legislation that increases the relocation...

Guest opinion: Folly on wheels (and rails)

By Kevin Bard With all of the recent pitfalls and controversies that BART and Muni have to juggle on a continual basis (do they even need mentioning?), it seems peculiar...

Breaking: Billionaire trying to buy 17th Assembly District race

  By Tim Redmond MAY 12, 2014 -- I suppose it was inevitable – we knew there would be at least one Independent Expenditure campaign against David Campos, and we knew...

Ask the bud man: State bills to regulate cannabis

By Ngaio Bealum Hey I hear there are two bills in California that would regulate the medical cannabis industry. Can you give me an update and an overview? J.A Bill It would...

Why consumers – and tenants – should be happy about the Leno cell-phone bill victory

State Sen. Mark Leno's cell phone bill could be a sign that Ellis Act reform is also possible. By Tim Redmond MAY 12, 2014 – The surprise victory of state Sen....