• The Bay Citizen live-blogged last night’s San Francisco District 8 supervisorial candidates’ forum. Videos of opening statements and the candidates’ answers to a question about the Sit/Lie proposition are included.
  • The Informant interviews Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts, focusing on the cuts in police staffing.
  • Check out a video of the Berkeley NIMBY Robot over at Berkeleyside or below:

  • Also from Berkeleyside, an interview with Alice Waters.
Blog Beat: District 8 Candidates’ Forum; Berkeley NIMBY Robot; Interviews with Waters, Batts 22 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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