Loud pops, cracks and fireworks in recent weeks have prompted hundreds of posts on social media, passionate threads on neighborhood forums and, perhaps inevitably, conspiracy theories.
Explore the Bay in a dragon boat this Saturday
A photo from last year’s Paddle and Picnic. Photos: Dragon Max A photo from last year’s Paddle and Picnic. Photos: Dragon Max By Robert Mills Bay Area boaters and aquatic enthusiasts can look forward to fun in the water this Saturday at the third annual Paddle and Picnic hosted by the Berkeley Racing Canoe Center (BRCC). […]
Eggs grow on trees, right?
Citizen reporter David Nasatir sent us these photos with the suggested title “Egg plant”. He says they were taken on Grizzly Peak Boulevard, between lower Summit Road and Centennial Drive. “The eggs tend to appear and disappear each year, but are pretty predictable around Easter,” he writes. Any clue what’s going on people?
Would you sunbathe on Berkeley’s newest “lawn” chairs?
"Lawn chairs" on UC Berkeley's Sproul Plaza. Photo: Javier Panzar Javier Panzar was walking in Sproul Plaza today when he spotted these “lawn” chairs, which may be a sign that Cal is almost finished for the year or an expression of hope for better weather. “This is the Berkeleyiest thing I’ve seen in a while,” […]
Here’s a little puzzler for you. Who do you think this car belongs to? The person in question lives in Berkeley and is in the public eye. Plus, he, or she — or “they” for that matter, it’s a big car after all — have a license plate that demands attention. That’s where the clue […]