After working at Tartine and other well-known bakeries, Lucio Mejia has struck out on his own with Oakland Bread Studio.
The Gay Day celebration was just one of a number of events in Berkeley to celebrate Pride Month.
Creative wrangler Jeannie Kim Chen gave a group of 9-year-old girls from Jefferson Elementary professional-grade photography lessons. The result is "Miniworlds," on show until Aug. 31.
Trash piling up on University Avenue near Berkeley Marina aggravates many, including the homeless living there
Berkeley isn't cleaning it up because it says the land belongs to Caltrans, and the trash is the state's responsibility. Caltrans says it regularly cleans up the area.
When construction is completed in 15 months, people will be able to walk or bike all the way from Oakland to Richmond.
Now that the Ninth Street shelter has closed, homeless people are alternating between two properties. Seniors at the North Berkeley Senior Center are adapting to the situation.