Blog Beat: “It’s On Like Donkey Kong” Origins; Brown Appointee Masterminded PG&E’s Prop 16

  • The origin of “It’s on like Donkey Kong,” from the Chronicle blog The Poop.
  • Again from the Chronicle, on the paper’s Politics Blog: Nancy McFadden, Gov Jerry Brown’s new Executive Secretary for Legislation, Appointments and Policy was a senior VP at PG&E. There, she masterminded the ill-fated Prop. 16, which would have made it harder to institute public power.
  • From the San Francisco Citizen, the city skyline in all its holiday glory.
  • The Informant runs down the list of possible replacements for former San Francisco D.A. Kamala Harris, now that David Chiu has declined the appointment.
  • Another mountain lion sighting in Berkeley, says Berkeleyside.

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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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