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.

The battle of 16th and Mission: Inside the campaign to “clean up” the plaza and build luxury housing

  By Julia Carrie Wong MARCH 18, 2014 -- Laura Guzman, the director of  homeless services for Mission Neighborhood Health Center, had the question that was on everybody’s mind at a...

The City College protest video you must see

By Tim Redmond The Chron describes “violent clashes with campus police,” but what happened at City College yesterday seemed to involve a lot more police violence than protester violence. Peter Menchini,...

San Francisco or bust: Class war and why we need to stand and fight to save our city

(Editors Note: This is a speech delivered to a business conference on the “Mid-Market Transformation,” March 12, 2014) By David Talbot I want to talk about a very taboo, a very...

BOOKS: The next move — City Lights’ Sister Spit imprint releases Nochita

By Caitlin Donohue March 123, 2014 -- After the mother of the eponymous protagonist in Dia Felix’s Nochita becomes a beloved New Age guru she dies young, leaving her young...

Despite ‘Twitter’ tax breaks, tech firms do little for senior neighbors

  Zendesk launched Link-SF, a database of resouces for homeless and low-income residents accessible from mobile devices, at a press event last week. Featured from left to right: SF Mayor...

The Cove of Weepers: Why San Francisco has often had good reason to be nervous about new arrivals

  By Rebecca Solnit “In the past, it was racists and homophobes who attacked newcomers to San Francisco. Today, anti-tech activists are promoting a new nativism, charging incoming tech workers with...

Tom’s Town: There’s $4 toast in Texas, too

Greetings from the wide open ranges of Texas! That’s right, this week’s Tom’s Town comes to you from the halls of George Bush Intercontinental Airport in sunny Houston. As...

Why is there no housing for Google and Apple workers on the Peninsula?

Why is it wrong for Google workers to live near where they work? (Hint: The suburbs don't want them) By Tim Redmond It's time for our daily dose of Why San...

How SF Weekly and C.W. Nevius got the tech protests all wrong

Actually, protests are good. And they work. By Tim Redmond FEB. 24, 2014 -- I don’t have any bad feelings for SF Weekly these days. The era when the dickwad owners...

Ellis Act reform effort starts in Sacramento

By Tim Redmond FEB 21, 2014 -- Efforts to reform the Ellis Act -- one of the key demands of the tenant rally this week -- are now underway. Assemblymember Tom...