Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: Richmond

Tom’s Town: My Bay Marriage weekend

By Tom Temprano Last weekend I took a much-needed vacation to a place with warm weather, great food and friendly locals – Oakland! For those who weren’t aware, last weekend...

The Big Lie on the anti-speculation tax

By Tim Redmond The campaign against San Francisco’s anti-speculation tax is trying to replay the successful effort in Richmond to shoot down a soda tax. It’s not just misleading, it...

Is Ed Lee opposing the anti-speculation tax? Or did the Realtors go off a bit early?

By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 2, 2014 -- Is Mayor Ed Lee opposed to the anti-speculation tax, Prop. G? Well, the last time I asked him he wasn’t; he said he...

Guest opinion: Some reasons for hope on Labor Day

By Larry Bradshaw SEPTEMBER 1, 2014 -- On Labor Day, we celebrate the American worker – but this year, many workers wonder what the celebration is about. Growing economic inequality...

Finally, the myth of the poor landlord is exposed

By Tim Redmond JULY 7, 2014 – Finally, a local landlord (my neighbor, on my very same street, no less) has said what so desperately needed to be said about...

The Leland Yee-Willie Brown connection and the culture of corruption

By Tim Redmond One of the most interesting bits of information in the massive affidavit that let to Sen. Leland Yee's arrest is a short phrase on Page 29. It...

The Leland Yee arrest – and fallout

    By Tim Redmond MARCH 26, 2014 -- The astonishing arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee on charges that include not just campaign-money corruption but conspiring to deal illegal weapons shakes...

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...

City Beat: On Michael Sam’s “lifestyle”

By Tim Redmond Most of everything written in the local press about Michael Sam has been supportive, wonderful, just what Bay Area media coverage of the person who could soon...

SoMa tenants back anti-speculation and relocation efforts

SoMa tenants vote on proposals for a citywide initiative. Photo by Sara Bloomberg By Sara Bloomberg The city's fifth regional tenants convention, held on Jan. 25 just blocks away from Twitter's...