John Law demonstrates how he scales the Tribune Tower in orderto fix its LED lights on the outside in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday April 14, 2016. Law works at the tower, fixing its many clocks and their LED lights. This isnt part of  his usual urban exploring adventures but it does satisfy the thrill of doing something as exciting. (Aleah Fajardo/ Xpress)

Urban Exploration: Discovering the Underground Bay

tmurphy May 29, 2016

By: Tessa Murphy The voice on the phone wasn’t dark or mysterious like you’d expect from the man giving the where and when for an illicit activity we knew very little about.  John Law sounds like...

Local Greens Manager Ron Mitchell walks down the main aisle of their space saving vertical Basil plant grow. The room has an intense magenta glow due to the LED lighting set up. Photo by Taylor Reyes.

How the Bay Area Grows

tmurphy April 1, 2016

By: Tessa Murphy Growing Up Farms, located in a once-unused warehouse in the Crocker-Amazon neighborhood, uses a developing strategy called aquaponics to grow its food.  This system combines hydroponics...

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