The SOL Grotto, which is part of the garden’s Natural Discourse exhibit, was constructed from glass tubes engineered for Solyndra, the Fremont solar-panel company that filed for bankruptcy last year after receiving a $535 million loan guarantee from the federal government.
Daily Cal arts writer Ian Birnam interviews comedian David Koechner at Outside Lands 2012 in San Francisco.
See if you can spot yourself in the crowd on Sproul Plaza on UC Berkeley’s first day of class, August 23rd, 2012.
The 5th Annual Outside Lands Festival in Golden Gate Park was held this weekend. Dozens of bands played each day. The festival takes place at the Polo Fields, Speedway Meadow, and Lindley Meadow and consists of four stages: Sutro Stage, Twin Peaks Stage, Panhandle Stage, and the Main Polo Field
You can’t run with scissors in the happiest 5k race on earth, but you can run with chalk in neon colors. Toddlers, teenagers and grown-ups in tiaras and tutus braved pink, yellow, orange, purple and green colored powder to paint Picassos on their white t shirts as they ran though Sacramento’s downtown streets
A group called the Squirt Gun Mafia organized a flash mob slumber party at Ikea on Sunday, July 8, 2012. Sleepy shoppers donned pajamas and climbed under the covers to read bedtime stories and eat milk and cookies.
The Berkeley Juneteenth festival commemorates the date of the last state to emancipate slaves.
The 42nd annual Live Oak Park festival featured 110 artists and craftsmen as well as live music on June 9th and 10th in Berkeley.
A collection of the most prominent taggers on UC Berkeley’s campus.
Live 105’s annual music festival, Big Fucking Day (BFD), rocked audiences this weekend. This gallery includes bands that performed on Saturday June 2: Imagine Dragons, Geographer, Grouplove, Of Monsters and Men, A B & the Sea, Silversun Pickups and Neon Trees.