We also spend some time in the tremendously well-stocked sci fi/fantasy bookstore Dark Carnival. I bought obscure books by several favourite authors.
Berkeley - not as nuclear free as it thinks (apparently there's some university research work that negates this sign...)
You might expect to see this darkly-humoured decor at Hallowe'en, but I can only assume it's permanent
David and Mark, as our urban hike takes us through a park
Beautiful tall trees
Unusual pyramid crypt in Mountain View Cemetery, whose grounds were designed by Frederick Law Olmstead (landscape designer of Central Park in NYC as well)
Lake Merritt in Oakland, as evening falls