Blog Beat: Prison Hunger Strike; Grand Jury Rips Central Subway Plan; Death Penalty Abolition Bill

  • From The Informant: A report on the hunger strike that’s spread to a number of California prisons
  • From Streetsblog San Francisco: The San Francisco Civil Grand Jury’s report on the planned Central Subway, called “Too Much Money for Too Little Benefit” (.pdf here)
  • From Calitics: Sen. Hancock’s Death Penalty Abolition Gets a Hearing.
  • From the Bay Area Observer: Which is San Francisco’s oldest building, the Presidio Officers’ Club or Mission Dolores?


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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