Solyndra Botanical Gardens Exhibit

SOL Grotto art installation at Botanical Gardens

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.

Stevie Wonder plays the keytar at the Main Stage Sunday night. (Gracie Malley/Staff)

Outside Lands 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
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Ikea Slumber Party

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.

Silversun Pickups at Live 105's BFD in Mountain View (Danielle Lee/Staff)

Live 105’s BFD festival

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.