• Oakland North reports on yesterday’s protest against the injunctions the city has imposed on suspected gang members.
  • The Richmond District Blog of SF posts a sneak preview of the California Academy of Science’s new planetarium show, called “Life: A Cosmic Story.” The museum is in Golden Gate Park.
  • Hadn’t heard this one. As reported in ValleyWag, Steve Jobs got into a little flame war last month with one Chelsea Kate Isaacs, a Long Island University journalism student who sent him an email complaining that Apple wasn’t returning her request for a quote. Jobs’s responses included: “Our goals do not include helping you get a good grade. Sorry” and “Please leave us alone.”To which Isaacs replied: “Under no circumstances should a person who runs a company speak to a customer that way. I’m just enraged and I want people to know this was done.”

    Now, ValleyWag follows up with a report that Isaacs has uploaded a somewhat rambling video response on her Facebook account.

  • LiveSOMA issues a reminder that there are just three days left to take advantage of the going out of business sale at the King Street Borders, in San Francisco.
Blog Beat 16 October,2010Jon Brooks


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of EconomyBeat.org, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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