• Five issues to watch at tonight’s Oakland City Council meeting, starting according to Oakland Local. (Watch it live starting at 5:30 p.m.)
  • There will be no executions in California in 2011, The Informant reports.
  • On Governing California: Some UCLA geography students came darn close to predicting where bin Laden was hiding.
  • Remember the now-painted-over mural of the Beatles on that house in Bernal Heights? Bernalwood has the lost history…
Blog Beat: 5 Issues to Watch at Oakland City Council Mtg; No California Executions in 2011 3 May,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.

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