The East Bay Today: May 12, 2008


Today's Top Event: Raj Patel reads at a Great Good Place for Books.

Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Capturing Solar Energy for Energy Fuel. Dr. Nate Lewis discusses the challenge of capturing solar energy and storing it as transportation fuel at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: Miyozen in Emeryville.

On the Town: Going out tonight? Here's a chance to get into Yoshi's on the cheap, and to catch some young local talent while you're at it: The Concord High School Jazz Band performs at 8 and 10 p.m.

Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out guys who backflip into their jeans.

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