• 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.


Jon Brooks

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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