Music and marijuana: Three days inside Outside Lands

Swarms of Outside Lands attendees made sure to take a selfie or group photo in front of the iconic windmills. Photo by Adam Pardee. Post festival FOMO vibes….in photos!! Outside Lands 2019 was a great iteration of the marquee Bay Area festival, as it moved into its twelfth year. From having the first-of-its-kind on-site sale and consumption of marijuana to bringing Paul Simon out of retirement, this year’s festival had a little something ...

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Photos: The legendary Harlem Globetrotters brought their high-flying bball wizardry to San Jose

Check out the all the jaw-dropping hoops insanity as the iconic squad took the court at the SAP Center A Harlem Flying Globie corkscrews in the air off of a trampoline during a break in the game. Photo by Adam Pardee. What happens when you take a top-notch bball squad, blend it with the circus, mix it with a comedy troupe and then trot it back out onto the basketball court? It’s the Harlem ...

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Check out the five craziest stunts at Nitro Circus in San Jose last week

If it had wheels, it went flying Gregg Duffy holds on tight during a double-seat grab. Photo by Adam Pardee Legendary motocross and freestyle dirt bike rider Travis Pastrana brought Nitro Circus—the daredevil stunt variety show—to the SAP Center in San Jose on Thursday night. In tow were some of the most daring and talented extreme sports athletes in the world, performing a wide range of gravity-defying maneuvers for an amped-up Bay Area audience. You ...

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Photos: The U.S. women’s soccer team stays hot in San Jose by beating Chile 4–0

Alex Morgan and co. stay unbeaten for 21-straight with a definitive win in San Jose. (center) Forward Alex Morgan fires a pass to center field past (left) Chile’s defender Carla Guerrero as (right) midfielder Carli Lloyd looks on at Avaya Stadium in San Jose. Photo by Adam Pardee The U.S. Women’s soccer team trounced Chile last night 4–0 in San Jose in front of a boisterous Bay Area crowd. Fans and future female footballers ...

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Photos: Check out the sights and scenery of the Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

From chalk murals to glass sculptures, the annual arts fest was as vibrant as ever. Marlon Yanes of Redwood City blends the oranges and yellows of the nose in his chalk mural off University Avenue on Tasso Street during the Palo Alto Festival of the Arts. (Photo by Adam Pardee) The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts returned to University Avenue this weekend, showcasing a wide range of artists, including painters and printmakers, sculptors ...

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Scenes from the World Dog Surfing Championships in Pacifica

Photos: Scenes from the World Dog Surfing Championships in Pacifica Canines catching waves on the Coastside? Welcome to the quirkiest summertime event on the Peninsula. Cherie, a French Bulldog, rides a wave during the first heat of the small dog portion of the World Dog Surfing Competition. (Photo by Adam Pardee) Pacifica’s Linda Mar Beach went to the dogs this weekend, as a summer Coastside classic returned to the Peninsula with the World Dog Surfing ...

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Punk rock Peninsula: photos from the final run of the Vans Warped Tour

The summer concert series touched down in the Bay Area one last time, at Shoreline Amphitheatre Jordan Buckley (left) and Steve Micciche (right) of Every Time I Die grab a bit of airtime while performing on the Mutant White Lightning stage at the Warped Tour. (Photo by Adam Pardee) The Vans Warped Tour came to the Bay Area for its final time this weekend. Warped Tour fans Emily Simons (top) and CJ Herman (bottom) pause ...

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