• Oakland Local reports on what is allegedly the nation’s first carbon-neutral cafe.
  • From Capital Notes: Is it too late to salvage anything of moribund redevelopment agencies?
  • From 7X7: Best Beaches & Hangouts for Urban Wave Riders and Wannabes
  • Malcolm Margolin, publisher of Berkeley-based Heyday books, gets curmudgeonly with Berkeleyside.
  • From the Huffington Post: The most expensive home sale of 2011 was in Palo Alto.


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix.  He also writes about film for KQED Arts.

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