A UC Berkeley student protester holds a tarp up to protect against the rain at a protest of tuition increases that drew thousands despite the rainy weather.
A homeless man lies sleeping in Berkeley, CA. A proposed sit-lie law would prohibit sitting or sleeping on city streets from 7 A.M. to 7 P.M. daily.
Alexander Craven, left, and Suzanne Ramsey, right, perform together in burlesque shows across San Francisco. Better known by their stage names Roky Roulette and Kitten on the Keys, the pair combines piano, ukelele, and accordian with strip teases and pogo sticks for a racy variety show.
Many participants brought open containers of alcohol to the 100th annual Bay To Breakers race despite new crackdowns on public alcohol consumption.
A severed rabbit head lies on a cutting board in the garden of Kingman Hall, a student co-operative house. Politically conscious students, after a debate about food justice, decided to purchase, kill, and cook the rabbits on site in order to truly understand where their food comes from.
Elle Aiken, 16, in her ARC Welding gear. Aiken attends a summer class for children to learn how to weld at The Crucible, an arts education foundry in Oakland.
UC Berkeley is facing investigation from the Department of Education for failing to take sexual assault allegations seriously. A new law in California states that on college campuses, students have to give, and receive, affirmative consent before any sexual activity.
Anna Bee, center, teaches students at Andres Castro Arm Co-operative how to make homemade nut butter. She started her own business selling nut butters by bicycle.
Residents from The Uptown apartment complex in downtown Oakland relax by the pool during a heat wave on April 22, 2013.
Joseph Plamondon hitchhiked to San Francisco thirty years ago and made a name for himself as an Alice Cooper impersonator at Fisherman's Wharf, though he fell into drug addiction and became homeless. Now sober, he lives in supportive housing in the Tenderloin district in San Francisco.
Sheila Harris-Young (left) and Toni Young (right), a mother and daughter cooking team, opened the cookie shop Bumzy's on Fillmore street to provide a space for community events and homemade cookies with a secret family recipe.
More than 1,000 musicians from community groups and high schools across the Bay Area gathered at Crissy Field in San Francisco to perform a mass orchestra piece titled “Crissy Broadcast” by composer Lisa Bielawa.
Pallbearers carry the coffin of Davon Ellis, a 14-year-old boy who was killed by gunfire while walking to a store in Oakland, California.
Longfellow Elementary School in San Francisco has participated in the Jump for Heart fundraising event for twenty years, raising awareness and funds for the American Heart Association.
Monique Harris lives with cerebral palsy but that doesn't stop her from using a computer daily. She learned the ins and outs of the Adobe Creative Suite and uses a helmet with a pole to execute commands on the keyboard. Harris owns her own online business selling products for people with disabilities and makes her own artwork, which has sold to galleries in Oakland.
Chefs at Shan Dong Restaurant in Oakland serve up fresh bao.