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Eric Burkett

Eric Burkett

Eric Burkett got started in journalism in the 1980s writing for an alternative weekly in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Since then, he has worked for the Anchorage Daily News and the Frontiersman in Alaska, the Union Democrat in Sonora, California, and the Bay Area Reporter in San Francisco. Eric has written for SF Weekly, SF Examiner, Food Safety News, and Delish. He has covered government, food safety and food policy, religion, and education. Notably, he is also one of the very few people in the history of humanity to have performed cartwheels on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica.

Latest Articles by Eric Burkett

Jury clears Elon Musk in Tesla securities trial over tweet

Tesla CEO Elon Musk dodged liability over a tweet shareholders claimed cost them millions in 2018.

Judge hears case over police searches of pretrial suspects

A federal judge in Oakland, California has taken two motions -- for dismissal and an injunction -- under submission in a case to determine the constitutionality of rules enforced by the San Francisco Sheriff's office in how it treats pretrial releasees.

San Francisco commissioners recommend landmark status for interior of historic Castro Theatre

The battle over San Francisco's historic Castro Theatre saw a small victory for opponents of proposed renovations to the theater, which includes removing its orchestra seats.