It’s going to be beautiful in Bernal Heights today — a warm and clear allocation from our limited annual ration of summer-like days.
During a similar day earlier in the week, Jamie Fausto created a gorgeous time-lapse video of the sunset, as seen from the north-facing vantage point that looks straight up South Van Ness Avenue. It’s awesome.
Enjoy Jamie’s video in full-screen mode, and if you want to experience the real thing for yourself, be advised that sunset will happen tonight at 6:49 pm.
PRO TIP: Bring a cocktail.
Did you see the rather super supermoon last night?
Don’t worry if you missed it, because your neighbors had it covered. Gary snapped the tight shot of the supermoon over the 280-101 Spaghetti Bowl, while Rachel snapped the wider shot of the same scene shown below. Super-duper!
This week, the folks from the Instagram introduced a new app called Hyperlapse that makes it easy to create spiffy time-lapse videos. The kids are all excited about it.
To take Hyperlapse for a test drive, Neighbor Brian went up to Bernal Hill yesterday, and the result is a rather fluid little video of Karl the Fog spilling over Twin Peaks. Wheeee!
It was warm last night, with a full moon, no wind, and not a cloud in the sky. In other words, classic earthquake weather, as Neighbor and Rockstar Matt Nathanson recently taught Bernalwood’s Cub Reporter.
There were no earthquakes last night, thankfully. But Bernal Hill is always a magical place on nights like last night — a warm island of darkness in an ocean of city lights.
So, as is our custom, your Bernalwood editor headed up Bernal Hill last night to take some snapshots, including the ones shown above.
Here are a few more. Enjoy this weather while is lasts, because July will be here soon enough:
UPDATE: Looks like I wasn’t the only one up on the hill last night with a camera. Neighbor Boris had the moonrise covered as well:
PHOTOS: Telstar Logistics and Boris Kostaglatov
Brian Hollinger snapped this stunner on Bernal Hill last night, just as the sun was going down:
@Bernalwood one of those #doublerainbow moments up here.
Rainbow Alert! Rainbow Alert! Rainbow Alert!
The Bernalwood Rainbow Situation Control Facility is tracking a Category Four rainbow event that was captured moments ago by Neighbor Kendall’s 11 year-old daughter.
Initial calculations suggest the rainbow may have touched down in the Financial District. Motorists in the area are advised to drive with caution, as pedestrians may be euphoric and disoriented.
PHOTO: Neighbor Kendall’s daughter
Yesterday at dusk, Bernalwood contributor Joe “Jobius” Thomas captured a terrific time-lapse video of the moon rising behind Mount Diablo, as seen from his Observation Post on the eastern slope of Bernal Hill.
It was an exceptionally large moonrise, in many different ways: