A river otter made a rare appearance at the ruins of Sutro Baths Wednesday morning. It relaxed in the sunshine on one of the foundation walls, curled up in the vegetation at the edge of the water, rolled around on the wall near a great blue heron and seemed at ease in the remains of what once was one of San Francisco’s busiest attractions. (David Cruz/Ocean Beach Bulletin)
After nearly a year of construction work, the Safeway on Shattuck Avenue in the heart of Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto has reopened. The revamped store a stone's throw from Chez Panisse, is unsurprisingly, promoting its organic produce section, fresh fish and meat counters, as well as expansive deli. (D.H. Parks/Berkeleyside)
The beverage industry and movie theater industry have come out strongly against Richmond's proposed tax on sugar sweetened beverages. Since January, Washington D.C. based lobby group American Beverage Association and Texas-based Cinemark USA Inc. have bankrolled an Independent Committee opposed to Measure N to the tune of $1.6 million. (Tawanda Kanhema/Richmond Confidential)
Engineering and computer science student from UC Berkeley Solar Vehicle Team drove Impulse, the solar powered vehicle designed and built at the Richmond Field Station over the John T Knox Freeway Saturday. (Tawanda Kanhema/Richmond Confidential)
A 315-foot bridge provides safe passage for pedestrians and bicyclists on their way to the nearby shopping center or school. In 2005, a toddler was hit by a train, helping to spur funding for the $10.5 million project. (Janice Rombeck/NeighborWebSJ)
A man sleeps behind a parking lot in Berkeley. (Anna Vignet/San Francisco Public Press)
This photo is part of a photo essay on homelessness entitled "Architecture of Homelessness." The photographer's statement on the project is included below.