Nationally known luxury brand retailers have been the prime targets of the mob-style burglaries that have been front and center in the news this week. But the fact is those same types of brazen crimes have also happened to some small shops.
The bioluminescent dreamscape that is Oakland Zoo’s Glowfari returned just before the weekend for the second year in a row, attracting thousands to the animal park to view the massive lanterns inspired by global fauna.
Local "avian celebrity" Grinnell the peregrine falcon is one step closer to being able to return to the fight for his home and mate atop U.C. Berkeley's Campanile, according to Lindsay Wildlife Experience, which treated the bird for injuries after a run-in with rivals.