Donate

Jon Brooks

rss feed

Jon Brooks's Latest Posts

As Aging White Man (and Comic), Robin Williams Was Particularly at Risk  For Suicide

August 13, 2014 | 5:13 pm

As Aging White Man (and Comic), Robin Williams Was Particularly at Risk For Suicide

Posted by

Older men may be more prone to reflecting negatively on what they have done with their lives.

Continue Reading

Stunning ‘Fire Cloud’ Photos From California-Oregon Border

August 8, 2014 | 3:09 pm

Stunning ‘Fire Cloud’ Photos From California-Oregon Border

Posted by

Close-up images from NASA, taken by fighter jet, capture part of Beaver Complex Fire.

Continue Reading

Despite Homeless Stunt, GOP’s Kashkari Still No Household Name, Apparently

August 8, 2014 | 10:13 am

Despite Homeless Stunt, GOP’s Kashkari Still No Household Name, Apparently

Posted by

Cartoonist introduces himself as GOP candidate at state Capitol and no one bats an eye.

Continue Reading

Can San Francisco’s Video Stores Be Saved?

August 6, 2014 | 12:46 pm

Can San Francisco’s Video Stores Be Saved?

Posted by

Once cutting edge, the video store is now the most endangered species in the present media ecosystem.

Continue Reading

Twitter Diversity Data Show Company Is Not Very Diverse

July 24, 2014 | 7:00 am

Twitter Diversity Data Show Company Is Not Very Diverse

Posted by

Overall, 70 percent of tech firm’s 3,000 employees are male and 59 percent are white.

Continue Reading

Kickstarter Campaign Aims to Build Bronze Statue of Barry Bonds

July 23, 2014 | 2:05 pm

Kickstarter Campaign Aims to Build Bronze Statue of Barry Bonds

Posted by

Local fans look to create 8-foot likeness of the controversial Giants slugger near AT&T Park.

Continue Reading

Kaiser Therapists, Patients Allege Long Waits for Mental Health Care

July 22, 2014 | 9:16 am

Kaiser Therapists, Patients Allege Long Waits for Mental Health Care

Posted by

Some Northern California Kaiser patients are waiting months to see an individual therapist.

Continue Reading

Hillary Clinton Q&A at Facebook, Twitter

July 21, 2014 | 1:38 pm

Hillary Clinton Q&A at Facebook, Twitter

Posted by

The former secretary of state and maybe-presidential candidate in a social media doubleheader.

Continue Reading

Watch Video Replay of Oakland A’s 1989 World Series Reunion

July 21, 2014 | 10:11 am

Watch Video Replay of Oakland A’s 1989 World Series Reunion

Posted by

The team marks the 25th anniversary of its last World Series title.

Continue Reading

Therapists, Patients Criticize Kaiser Over Delays for Mental Health Services

July 17, 2014 | 7:03 am

Therapists, Patients Criticize Kaiser Over Delays for Mental Health Services

Posted by

Despite complaints, including some from its own practitioners, Kaiser says it provides effective care.

Continue Reading