Hundreds of larger-than-life animal lanterns now light up the zoo

Photo: Courtesy of Thomas Smith/Gado Images

The animals at the Oakland Zoo go to bed pretty early in the cold winter months. That presented a problem for the zoo–it couldn’t stay open into the evenings in the Winter, since there was nothing for visitors to see. The zoo’s solution, Glowfari, is absolutely brilliant–both literally and figuratively…

Guerilla criticism… or the last-ditch effort of a failing movement?

Photo credit: Thomas Smith/Gado Images

Over the last few months, conservative political protest stickers have continued to appear in public places throughout the Bay Area. Many of the stickers are critical of President Joe Biden, and most use satire or memes to criticize the President’s policies.

One popular sticker shows an image of Joe Biden…

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