Dan Brekke has worked in media ever since Nixon's first term, when newspapers were still using hot type. He had moved on to online news by the time Bill Clinton met Monica Lewinsky. He's been at KQED since 2007, is an enthusiastic practitioner of radio and online journalism and will talk to you about absolutely anything.
Dan Brekke's Latest Posts
Oakland city documents suggest the system will be focused on citizen monitoring, not crime fighting.
Three firms ordered to pay $1.1 billion to deal with lead paint in older homes. Appeal is expected.
About 15 homes have been destroyed as unusual late-season blaze slowly spreads in rugged countryside.
Equal treatment for gay and straight couples in wake of high court decision to strike down law.
City Council votes to pay $645,000 to man who suffered lacerated spleen in police beating.
Safety board holds hearing as report says pilot was nervous about landing without a key guidance system.
Group says event spurred up to $550 million in spending. That’s either great news, or a disappointment.
Confrontation between an apparent Google employee and protesters proves too good to be true.
Attorney General Kamala Harris announces arrest of San Diego man on extortion and other charges.