• Oakland North reports donations are down at the Alameda County Community Food Bank this Thanksgiving.
  • From Mission Local, “Before the Bus Stops,” a photo essay of people waiting for the bus at the 16th and Bryant stop.
  • From the East Bay Express East Bay Blog: Free samples at Peet’s East Bay locations on Saturday. Better start lining up now.
  • You know what I enjoy doing on a Friday afternoon of a relatively slow news day when my computer is acting weird and I have had to reboot many, many times? Hitting the “random” button on the menu of We Built This City over and over, summoning more often than not some really great San Francisco photos. Try it…

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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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