Monday Must Read: Warren Hellman Dies; Middle-Class Taxes May Increase

Stories you shouldn’t miss:

1. Warren Hellman, the wealthy San Francisco financier who launched the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival and the Bay Citizen news website, died of complications from leukemia. He was 77. The Bay Citizen, meanwhile, stated that its finances remain strong, despite Hellman’s death. Hellman founded the news website and donated $6.2 million to it. Hellman’s family also said the free annual bluegrass festival in Golden Gate Park will continue.

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