• Streetcars once roamed Cortland Avenue in Bernal Heights? No way! But yes, yes way. Here are the photos, from Bernalwood.
  • Today marked the debut of the NX Judah Express. How was your ride, Muni Diaries wants to know.
  • What’s the hidden cost of a price of gas in terms of health and the environment? The Center for Investigative Reporting, via Climate Watch, shows us in an animated video.
  • The Chron’s Business Insider unearthed this one from way back in 2007 today: 15 Unfortunately Placed Ads, from Oddee.


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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