Monday, April 19, 2021

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.

Why are Mayor Lee’s allies trying to oust a good police commissioner?

By Tim Redmond APRIL 28, 2014 -- I have spent the past week shaking my head and trying to figure out one of those weird mysteries of San Francisco politics:...

Ask the Bud Man: Can we keep 420 clean? (Please?)

By Ngaio Bealum Dude. What’s the deal with the 420 gathering in Golden Gate Park? Stoners can’t clean up after themselves? Jeez. Dave Dude. Right?  I didn’t go to the one...

Listen to the gunshots that killed Alex Nieto — the sound file is here

By Tim Redmond I now have the sound file of the police shooting of Alejandro Nieto. You can listen yourself and see what you hear and come to your own...

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 it but pine for nothing...

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 valid route across the state,...

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, I see the future spread...

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 say that I’ve finally come...

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 mayor and some of 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 an Urban IDEA forum last...

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 need to check with the...