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SF's Obscura Digital Projects Endangered Animals onto the Empire State Building

The Empire State Building was transformed into a beacon for change last weekend as a series of endangered animals were projected onto the face of the iconic building. 

11 Must-See Acts at Outside Lands this Weekend

The most wonderful weekend of the year is only days away! And you're not prepared. 

BART Screeches to a Halt for 5 Days This Summer

Commuters, gird your loins. The transportation apocalypse has finally arrived. 

A 'Breaking Bad' Coffee Shop + More Brunch Topics

Take us to Istanbul, we want to try the Breaking Bagel! 

Orphaned Badger to be Released Into the Wilds of West Marin on Sunday

This one is a tear jerker. On June 6, a cute little American Badger was found near the body of her dead mother. She was semi-conscious and the prognosis was bleak. 

The Cognoscente: Visual Artist Jonathan Rowe Brings Creative Vibes at The Village

Some people cannot stay still. They must always be creating something and getting involved in something new. Jonathan Rowe, founder and CEO of The Village, is one of those people.

9 Gadgets to Help You Survive Outside Lands in Style

Festivals always seem to be equal parts fun and discomfort. Amidst the glorious light shows, the gourmet bites, and the thrill of seeing your favorite artists live, there are the crowds, the lines, the port-o-potties, the barf. To make the three-day experience just a tad bit more comfortable, we rounded up nine essential gadgets to transform the festival grounds into a luxurious getaway. 

Tiny Trees, Deep Roots: The History of Bonsai in the Bay Area

To walk through the Japanese-styled wooden doors on the Northern inlet of Oakland’s Lake Merritt is to enter another world. The landscape is checkered with trees that are bent and wired to mimic what one might see in nature—that is, if everything in nature were just a few feet tall. This, the volunteer-run Bonsai Garden Lake Merrit (BGLM), is among the Bay Area’s few remaining places to celebrate the treasured ancient art form of Japanese bonsai. 

Weekend Guide: Oakland Art + Soul and Ginger Pride Festival [UPDATED]

Just remember to avoid BART this weekend! 

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