• Oakland North reports that they’re pretty psyched about Jean Quan’s victory over in China.
  • Berkeleyside debunks the recent tweet, re-tweet, three-tweet, etc. going around about an earthquake warning for the Berkeley-Oakland area, TODAY!!!!
  • Be apprised: Saucy Joe and his knife-sharpening stone are available every Saturday this month, around the Noe Valley Farmer’s Market. So says Noe Valley SF.
  • From LiveSOMA: Chronicle Books has temporarily moved its kiosk from the Metreon to the Westfield Mall during a little remodeling at the former.
Blog Beat: China Loves Quan, East Bay Earthquake Tweets, Chronicle Books’ Kiosk 12 November,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. In 2014, he won a California Journalism Award for his coverage of ride services like Uber and Lyft and the taxi industry. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. 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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