Blog Beat: Sonoma County DUIs, A Big Idea on the Budget, San Jose Keeps Pitching for A’s

  • It’s DUI season in Sonoma — ten arrests so far, says the Santa Rosa Press Democrat’s Road Warrior blog.
  • Calbuzz discusses the idea of devolving power – and responsibility — back from Sacramento to local governments as a solution to the perpetual budget crises.
  • Berkeleyside sings a paean to Lynn Withey, director of UC Press who is stepping down amid the crowning achievement of the bestselling Autobiography of Mark Twain.
  • From The San Jose Blog: This video promoting San Jose as the best home for the A’s features Councilmember Sam Liccardo alluding to the community feeling that “a recent major league team that shall go nameless that prevailed in the World Series” has created for a “small suburb to our north.”

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Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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