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.

On Michael Brown, Sketch Factor, and Finding a Safe Way Home

By Julia Carrie Wong There is a deep and disturbing dissonance between the Ferguson Police Department’s demands that protestors “Just go home,” and the reality...

Democratic Party backs tenants — narrowly

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 14, 2014 -- The biggest applause at the Democratic County Central Committee last night came about an hour and a half...

Newsom may have to answer for lawsuit against SF

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 14, 2014 -- Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will be in the spotlight this week, when the State Lands Commission meets in...

Realty office people respond badly to modest tenant demonstration

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 12, 2014 -- A few moments after tenant activist Erin McElroy stepped out of a Vanguard Properties office on Mission Street...

Is Chiu a key to DCCC vote on anti-speculation tax?

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 12, 2014 -- The fate of a ballot measure to curtail real-estate speculation in San Francisco could come down to a...

Uber whines about insurance rules that would level the playing field

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 12, 2014 -- If you believe a recent letter from Uber, a bill pending in the state Legislature would mandate that...

Latino voices will be heard in 2014 — but not enough

  By Ed Kissam AUGUST 12, 2104 -- On August 4, a provocative article from Nate Cohn appeared in the New York Times—“Why House Deportation Vote...

Even Therapy can’t pay the rent; is there any hope for Valencia St?

By Tim Redmond I’m not going to cry for Wayne Whelan. He’s been a very successful business owner in San Francisco; starting with $40 and...

Big Soda uses Kim, Breed to fight sugary drink tax

By Tim Redmond The soda industry is already launching an attack on the November tax on sugary beverages, using the unusual comments several supervisors made...

Mayor Lee’s favorable poll numbers drop below 50 percent

By Tim Redmond Mayor Ed Lee’s popularity has fallen below the 50 percent mark, the first sign since he took office that he may be...