What the alternatives are running this week:

  • Grinding Justice (SF Weekly) – “Operation Streamline Costs Millions, Tramples the Constitution, Treats Migrants Like Cattle, and Doesn’t Work”
  • Mark Twain’s Last Stunt (East Bay Express) – “Suppressed for one hundred years, Autobiography of Mark Twain has become one of UC Berkeley’s biggest literary events of all time.”
  • Bridge to Nowhere (Silicon Valley Metro) – “Sarah Palin comes to San Jose and insults Michelle Obama as well as the memory of Pat Tillman”
  • The Soul of the City (San Francisco Bay Guardian) – Tim Redmond’s essay on the challenges for the “creative class” of settling in contemporary San Francisco


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix.  He also writes about film for KQED Arts.

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