• From The Poop: Photos of BART being built in the ’60s and ’70s.
  • From Oakland North: West Oakland’s only credit union tries to break even in a tough economy
  • Civic Center reports on the Cockettes musical revival “Vice Palace.”
  • From the San Francisco Citizen: The city fire station with the coolest logo.

Author

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