• 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

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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