• SF Animal Care & Control is asking people who are considering giving up their dog to wait due to “an unprecedented and severe dog overcrowding situation,” reports the SF Appeal.
  • From The Snitch: PETA will be picketing the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey this weekend in San Francisco due to what it says is ill treatment of the circus’ elephants.
  • From the Sacramento Bee’s Capitol Alert: The Board of Equalization has released its quarterly list of the state’s biggest sales and use tax cheats.
  • Sometimes an infographic says a thousand words. From the Bay Citizen: Corrections vs. Higher Education Spending since 1980
  • Dig this from today’s The Poop: Photos showcasing local men’s fashion in the ’70s.
  • From 7×7: The best cheese in San Francisco, recommended by local fromageries.


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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