Surveying Space

Ever wonder what the bright neon marks around campus mean? The Daily Cal goes exploring to find out what these markers really mean.

Live Oak Park Fair

This weekend marked the 42nd Annual Live Oak Park Fair, a free 2-day family event featuring over 100 artists and craftspeople. The fair is located in Live Oak Park near Gourmet Ghetto. June 9-10 artists showcased a variety of work including: contemporary art, fine crafts, handcrafted jewelry & accessories, clothing,
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Moving Pictures: Chocolate and Chalk Art Festival

Saturday’s chocolate and chalk art festival is an annual tradition that showcases eateries along Shattuck Avenue near Vine Street on Berkeley’s north side and offers a chalk art challenge for community members. These are some scenes from the festival.

Skating Berkeley

Tony Hawk visits the Lawrence Hall of Science for a skateboarding physics exhibit and local skaters recount their experiences with skateboarding in Berkeley, CA.

Transit of Venus

The transit of Venus on Tuesday delighted both astronomers and enthusiasts alike.  This was the last chance for many to view a transit of Venus with the next one predicted to occur in 2117. The celestial phenomenon was barely visible to the unaided human eye (using adequate protection from the
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16th Annual Chocolate and Chalk Festival

The sidewalks along North Shattuck Ave. in the Gourmet Ghetto in Berkeley were filled with chalk artists of all ages during the 16th annual Chocolate and Chalk Festival on Saturday, June 2. With no fees to artists, areas of sidewalk are assigned to participants to create their own chalk drawings.
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Solar Eclipse

A rare annular solar eclipse occurred on Sunday, in which the moon blocked most of the sun, creating a ring effect as the sun’s outer ring remained visible behind the moon’s silhouette. These photos were taken in Redding, California.