Stories about Journalism

Politics on Tuesday: Is City Hall under Lee and Chiu more effective?

By Tim Redmond JULY 15, 2014 -- Over at the Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council Thursday night, a group of political observers and activists (including, yes,...

How sea level rise will impact communities of color

By Ngoc Nguyen EAST PALO ALTO, JUNE 11, 2014. – Thirty-year-old Gustavo Leal remembers the floodwaters reaching the doorstep of his family home in East...

City Beat: the gender of violence and Equal Writes

  By Tim Redmond MAY 29, 2014 -- Local author Rebecca Solnit went on Democracy Now yesterday and made some critical points about the Isla Vista...

Politics on Tuesday: Clipping the mayor’s appointment power

Sup. John Avalos wants San Franciscans to elect their elected officials. Photo: Luke Thomas, Fog City Journal By Tim Redmond MAY 20, 2014 -- Sup. John...

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...

The City College case goes to court

A full complement of lawyers fills the courtroom to argue the City College case By Tim Redmond City College of San Francisco went on trial for...

City Beat: $1 billion fine for Google?

  I’ve always thought San Francisco could use a Displacement and Neighborhood Impact Agency. I’ve argued that every major development, tax break, etc. should require...

City Beat: Media jamming on the Google bus and parking meters in the neighborhoods

The World as We Know It in San Francisco was buzzing all day over the protestors who blocked a Google bus – and the...

City Beat: Lobbyists here and there, saving Modern Times and the Church sex scandal

By Tim Redmond Despite all the silly fuss over the modest pay raise for state Legislators, the public’s opinion of the Democrat-dominated Assembly and Senate...

Welcome to 48hills.org!

Bernal. Potrero. San Miguel. Telegraph. There are 47 named hills in San Francisco – and as those of us who have spent their lives...