• From Curbed SF, a video of actor Danny Glover speaking up for the HANC Recycling Center, which the SF Rec and Park Dept has slated for eviction in favor of a community garden.
  • MUNI Diaries is delighted to post a brief audio clip of a singing MUNI driver.
  • From The Island: Photos and poll of fave Alameda homes
  • From The Informant: Homicide is the leading cause of death for young, Black Californians


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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