• Early reviews of Keith Olbermann’s Current TV show, from the Bay Area Observer.
  • Pics of Ohlone dancing at the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, on Civic Center.
  • It’s the Tamale Lady’s birthday, and you can celebrate at Zeitgeist in San Francisco, says Mission Mission.
  • Three Sonoma County roads to avoid this week, from Road Warrior.
  • Review of Aurora Theatre’s adaptation of Kafka’s Metamorphosis, at KQED Arts.
  • The Informant asks, “Could a death penalty ban succeed in California?”
  • This is old. But so am I, so what the heck. Google Maps is tracking BART in real-time, says The Snitch.
Blog Beat: Olbermann’s New Show; 3 Sonoma County Roads to Avoid; Real-Time BART Tracking 21 June,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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