Tag: News Pix
Check out the week’s news in photos with shots from around the Bay.
A collection of stunning news photos from around the Bay Area this week.
Bay Bridge east span opens, San Francisco’s Lusty Lady closes and state inmate hunger strike ends.
The best photos from the week’s news events and happenings.
Lightning was spotted across the Bay Area on Aug. 19 in an unusual summer thunderstorm. Above, a view of lightning strikes beyond San Bruno Mountain from Potrero Hill in San Francisco. (Steve Byrne/Steve Byrne Photography) The new eastern span of the Bay Bridge as seen on Aug. 20. The eastbound deck (center) is exposed, […]
Hundreds of people flocked to central Berkeley on Saturday to take part in Berkeley Spark, a one-day festival that was billed as bringing the spirit of the popular Burning Man Festival to the East Bay. The centerpiece of the festival was the sculpture “Arc of Reflection” by Amy Stabler. Here a young girl looks at […]
Richmond police arrested 209 people who crossed onto Chevron refinery property and refused to leave during a protest on Saturday, Aug. 3. (Anna Vignet / San Francisco Public Press) More than 1,000 people marched from the Richmond BART station to the gates of the Chevron refinery holding sunflowers to protest the refinery’s practices. (Anna […]
About 400 BART workers and union supporters gathered in Oakland at Frank Ogawa Plaza to rally in support of BART workers standing up for better wages, even if it means another BART strike. Then they peacefully marched to BART headquarters. (Deborah Svoboda / KQED) Danny Glover was one of the speakers at a rally […]
BART showcased its new cars this week, scheduled to go into service in 2017. David Jaeger, carrying his son Nico, particularly likes the new bike racks. The mock train car was on display in the MacArthur BART station for riders to explore and give feedback. (Deborah Svoboda / KQED) Members of the Vietnamese-American community […]
A woman dances in the street in front of a trash can fire set by protesters at 18th Street and Telegraph Avenue in Oakland on Saturday, July 13. Some protesters turned violent in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin trial. (Anna Vignet / San Francisco Public Press) About 150 people […]