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Dan Brekke

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.

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San Francisco Muni, Drivers Agree on Tentative Contract

June 30, 2014 | 12:05 pm

San Francisco Muni, Drivers Agree on Tentative Contract

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Former Mayor Willie Brown brokers deal to end dispute that led to a sickout and partial system shutdown.

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High Court Won’t Hear Drakes Bay Oyster Co.’s Appeal of Shutdown Order

June 30, 2014 | 8:09 am

High Court Won’t Hear Drakes Bay Oyster Co.’s Appeal of Shutdown Order

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Point Reyes oyster farm owner says he’s contemplating legal options after justices refuse to hear case.

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The Sharing Economy Just Grabbed Your Parking Spot

June 25, 2014 | 3:10 pm

The Sharing Economy Just Grabbed Your Parking Spot

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San Francisco tries to rein in apps that allow drivers to buy and sell public parking spaces.

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George Lucas Chooses Chicago for New Art Museum

June 24, 2014 | 4:43 pm

George Lucas Chooses Chicago for New Art Museum

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Months after the Presidio Trust rejected museum proposal, filmmaker chooses site in wife’s hometown.

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Funding Nearly Lined Up for Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier

June 24, 2014 | 9:50 am

Funding Nearly Lined Up for Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier

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Bridge district to vote this week on whether to chip in $20 million to allow construction of nets.

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No California Tsunami Warning After Big Quake in Alaskan Islands

June 23, 2014 | 4:10 pm

No California Tsunami Warning After Big Quake in Alaskan Islands

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8.0 earthquake hits southwestern Aleutian Islands. Potential impact on West Coast still being assessed.

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Humboldt County Redwood Poacher Sentenced

June 23, 2014 | 11:15 am

Humboldt County Redwood Poacher Sentenced

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Man pleaded guilty to felony charge as parks fight wave of vandalism targeting ancient trees.

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Yo: Publicized, Popular and Now Hacked

June 20, 2014 | 4:25 pm

Yo: Publicized, Popular and Now Hacked

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App an overnight sensation, experiencing both a surge in popularity and exposure of big security holes.

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Rick Perry: ‘I Stepped in It’ With San Francisco Comment on Homosexuality

June 20, 2014 | 10:30 am

Rick Perry: ‘I Stepped in It’ With San Francisco Comment on Homosexuality

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Texas governor doesn’t apologize, but says focus on social issues is a distraction to Republican Party.

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Mount Tamalpais Deaths: Marin Coroner Rules Two Women Died in Accidents

June 20, 2014 | 9:30 am

Mount Tamalpais Deaths: Marin Coroner Rules Two Women Died in Accidents

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Officials say one victim died of exposure and a second succumbed to injuries suffered in a fall.

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