Traffic was flowing Tuesday morning over the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge as commuters got a first up-close glimpse of the span's signature 525-foot tower.  
 
 
D. ROSS CAMERON
The Pride parade came into existence 43 years ago as a reaction to the Stonewall incident, during which New York cops beat up several drag queens in a gay bar. This year's event took its marching orders from a slightly more exalted law enforcement entity -- the U.S. Supreme Court.  
 
 
Frank Masi/HBO
In last week's Season 2 opener of "Silicon Valley" (10 p.m. Sunday, HBO) the show's motley crew of geeks were seen being wooed by fat-cat investors during a lavish bash held at AT&T Park. So how realistic was the sequence? Would a tech company really take over an entire ballpark for some private fun and frivolity? Well, yes  
 
 
Greg Shivy/BART principal track
BART riders will have to take a bus between Coliseum, Fruitvale stations some weekends, April through August. A's games won't be affected.  
 
 
Monthlong Oakland project will explore the challenges of living in a rough 'Deep East' neighborhood.