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.

What the vaping ballot initiative is really about

There are no new protections for kids; it's all about stopping the city from banning the sale of JUUL products.

State bill could allow undocumented workers to claim tax credit

More than 1 million Californians could benefit from this anti-poverty program -- but activists are worried about Gov. Newsom.

SF pays $58,000 for Uber and Lyft rides

City employees reimbursed for 1,664 rides in the past year with companies that have labor trouble and are trying to destroy public transit -- and that violates city policy.

Bernie Day at the state Dem Convention

Sanders makes case for a progressive agenda as a way to beat Trump. Plus: Castro on police reform and affordable housing. Convention, Day Three.

Warren steals the show at Democratic Convention

Democrats are finally talking about economic inequality, but many of the candidates failed to inspire anyone. Our Day Two report from the state Democratic Convention.

Convention Day One: Prop. 13 reform, progressive support for Kimberly Ellis …

And Tom Ammiano announces he's joining DSA. More -- much more -- tomorrow.

The tensions are going to emerge at the Dem Con this weekend

Nasty tactics in race for party chair reveal larger schisms between leadership and grassroots.

The Democrats come to town: Convention preview

The heated race for party chair. Plus: Should we expect disruptions (the Party doesn't want any) ... and a guide to local convention events.

Senior housing, mental health — SF supes are pushing bold measures

The big policy ideas right now are not coming out of the Mayor's Office.

The political intrigue over the Adachi leak continues

What did the [chief, mayor, sergeant, judges] know and when did they know it? And how can the police union even begin to talk about apologies and integrity?