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Burning Man Begins With Dust, Long Lines At The Gate

The Burning Man art festival officially began Sunday with long lines to get in, and lots of dust.

21 hours ago

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Mystery Behind Creepy ‘Free Candy’ Van Driving Around Sacramento Solved

The neighborhood kids were thrilled and curious. But their parents? Not so much.

08/28/2015

Insect swarm (Photo by Fairfax Media via Getty Images)

Creepy Seed Bugs Swarm Eastern Sierra Communities, Invade Homes & Cars

The gas station’s ground was covered with the small winged bugs. Piles of carcasses, inches deep, sat swept to the sides.

08/24/2015

BLACK ROCK DESERT, UNITED STATES:  Dancers at the "Burning Man" festival create patterns with fireworks in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada just prior to burning a five-story, neon-lit effigy of a man on the last night of the week-long festival 06 September. Some 15,000 people attended the 1998 "Burning Man" festival, which reportedly began 13 years ago in San Francisco, and which always culminates in the burning of a giant effigy of a man. The festival has grown into one of the nation's annual premiere countercultural events, with the size doubling virtually every year and drawing people from as far away as Japan, Europe and Australia.      AFP PHOTO   Mike NELSON/ (Photo credit should read MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Burning Man Is Crawling With Bugs: ‘They Get Up And In You’

Burning Man is crawling with bugs this year, and organizers don’t know why.

08/19/2015

"Truth Is Beauty," a five-story statue of a naked woman slated to be installed in San Leandro. (CBS)

Five-Story Tall Statue Of Nude Woman From Burning Man To Call San Leandro Home

There are big plans for the area around the San Leandro BART station. OsiSoft is building a new campus that will help put San Leandro on the tech map, and the centerpiece will be a $1 million statue of a naked woman standing several stories tall.

07/23/2015

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Burning Man Organizers Push Back Against BLM Request For Cushier Digs For Gov’t Officials

Burning Man festival organizers are pushing back after the U.S. Bureau of Land Management requested upgraded accommodations for its officials at this year’s event in the Nevada desert.

06/26/2015

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Burner Air Offers To Fly You From SF To Burning Man, Starting At $2,199

Nearly 70,000 people from all over the world expected to attend Burning Man later this summer have a new way to travel to the Nevada desert.

06/09/2015

Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

Bay Area Techies Hack Into Burning Man’s Ticket System, Jump Ahead 80,000 Waiting In Line

About 200 Silicon Valley software engineers hacked into the Burning Man ticketing system Wednesday to jump in front of 80,000 others waiting in line from all over the world.

02/23/2015

Yuan Yuan Tan and Luke Ingham in Scarlett's Hummingbird.
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Weekend Magazine: Love At The Marina Safeway, Grateful Dead History, And SF Ballet’s Yuan Yuan Tan

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine with KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM. […]

01/28/2015

First Ticket Offer For 2015 Burning Man Cost A Whopping $800 Each

If you really, really want to make sure you get your tickets to this year’s Burning Man be prepared for a little sticker shock.

01/15/2015

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