• From San Jose Inside: City Manager Debra Figone’s letter to city employees, which projects the necessary elimination of 400 more positions on top of the 200 already scheduled for elimination.
  • 7X7 says a new San Francisco tech boom is definitely on…
  • From Bluoz, what Herb Caen thought of the mid-Market area back in 1985. (Hint: He calls the area “Le Grand Pissoir.”)


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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