• On Mission Mission, the saga of a guy who found a working 42-inch plasma TV on Capp and 24th in San Francisco. (I know it’s April Fool’s Day, but if it’s a gag they’ve been working on it a long time.)
  • From Shifting Gears, a post on Tesla’s suing the BBC over a report on the company’s Roadster model. (That one’s real. No really!)
  • San Jose has purchased San Francisco, The San Jose Blog says.
  • There’s definitely something fishy about Oakland Local’s blog posts today…
Blog Beat: April Fool’s Edition 1 April,2011Jon Brooks


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.

Sponsored by

Become a KQED sponsor