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George Kelly
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Attended Bowie State University
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Rear-window view two stories straight down over the alley behind our room is empty: only a couple of dogs snap and yip close by before chasing silently after each other while a broom pushed around by a man in white sweeps listlessly against the cementbeneath its bristles.
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h/t +Ann Friedman's ever-awesome epomymous e-mail list
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Met my father-in-law and re-met my mother-in-law
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Learning to fly
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“The first premise is, nothing new is happening,” Weiner said. “The second premise is: Oh my God, I don’t like this. And the last premise is, I have to go on, and this is the way it’s going to be, and it can’t be undone—so am I going to join it?”
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Well done, +NPR, well done!

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The Bay Area legend is widely known for creating slang, flouting the rules and knowing everybody from everywhere. He speaks about his long career, Master P, Lil Jon, T-Pain, Tupac and Too Short.
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[...] Boom: Your new book, Darling, is filled with love, as the title implies. What has been California’s role, San Francisco’s role, in changing how we think about love?

Rodriguez: Well, the City of Love. We replaced Philadelphia briefly. Come to San Francisco for the eternal summer. [...]
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Oh hello there, busted Samsung Galaxy Note II screen :-(
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The fuck, how the hell did you do that
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Online coordinator
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  • Bay Area News Group
    Online coordinator, 2001 - present
  • Salon Media Group
    Online copy editor, 2000 - 2001
  • Standard Media
    Online copy editor, 1999 - 2000
  • ANG Newspapers
    Copy editor/page designer, 1997 - 1999
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Oakland, CA
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Silver Spring, MD - Walnut Creek, CA
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1790 Broadway, Oakland CA 94612
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journalist, blogger, musician, fan
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Since May 2007, I've worked as the Bay Area News Group's online coordinator. I offer best-practice advice on blogging and social media, forum moderation, reader-generated content and live chats.

I was born and raised in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and earned a bachelor's in mass communications (concentration in newspaper journalism) from Bowie State University.

My first newspaper job (not counting several years as a Washington Post paperboy in Silver Spring, Md., and a year or so as editor-in-chief of Bowie State University's Spectrum student newspaper) was a Chips Quinn Scholar internship at the Oakland Tribune. That led to schools and general-assignment/nightcops reporting stints with the Tri-Valley Herald in Pleasanton and a stint on ANG Newspapers' universal copy desk as an editor and paginator; later came online copy-editor shifts at TheStandard.com and Salon.com.

I joined the Contra Costa Times in September 2001 as a copy editor and paginator. I became the paper's first morning online reporter in January 2006.
Education
  • Bowie State University
  • Montgomery College
  • Morehouse College
  • Banneker Model Academic Senior High School
  • Sligo Middle School
  • Oakland Terrace Elementary School
  • Barrie Day School
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During a protest outside superior court, the manager let me charge my laptop. Thanks to his generosity, journalism proceeded apace! :-)
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