Stories about Unions

SF Democratic Party (again) shifts to the moderate side — a wakeup call for progressives

By Tim Redmond JANUARY 12, 2015 – Most of the time, electing San Francisco delegates to the California Democratic Convention is a pretty low-key affair....

Should the city’s retirement system invest in hedge funds? It’s a serious issue

By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 4, 2014 – The California Public Employees Retirement System, the largest pension fund in the country, announced this fall that it...

Ballot measure targeting Airbnb headed for November 2015 election

by Tim Redmond with Manissa Maharawal and Erin McElroy NOVEMBER 25, 2014 – Former Sup. Aaron Peskin, standing in front of the headquarters of Airbnb...

Oh great. Now the housing crisis can’t be solved. And the tech folks are afraid to talk in public

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 20, 2014 – You know the housing crisis in San Francisco has gone from insane to absurd when the City Planning...

Will a high-end shopping mall benefit Bayview Hunters Point?

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 18, 2014 -- The next stage of the redevelopment of  Hunters Point Bayview was on display  today in a sunny, almost...

The strangest BART Board race ever

  By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 3, 2014 – The Bay Area Rapid Transit District Board of Directors is not one of the more distinguished public agencies...

As trial closes, a Big Lie about City College finances

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 3, 2014 – So many stories, so little time, so in the middle of a heated election I missed the last...

City College trial opens with dramatic admission

By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 27, 2014 – The City College accreditation trial got off to a dramatic start today with state Community College Chancellor Brice...

Politics on Tuesday: The Transbay deal gets slammed by the Chron — and may be dead anyway

By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 – The staid and pro-development ol' Chron has gotten all feisty and populist on its editorial page, with a...

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...