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We at the Clog are definitely fans of the astonishingly summer-esque weather of late. And what better way to celebrate the sunshine than to run amok in it? Here are a few of our favorite local parks in which to gallivant, ramble and generally make merry.

Tilden Regional Park
Tucked away in the hills running east of Berkeley and Kensington, the massive and fabulous Tilden Park seems a surprisingly well-kept secret given the number of students who have never been. Reasons why we love this hidden treasure: read more »


Last night, police found the bodies of a man and a woman lying on the ground outside a white car off of Wildcat Canyon Road in Tilden Park. Police also found the bodies of two children inside the car.

The Chron reports that investigators believe that the shooting may have been a murder-suicide.

bq. A Berkeley man is believed to have shot his two children and wife in the head before turning the gun on himself near Inspiration Point, said East Bay Regional Park Police Chief Timothy Anderson.

Police recovered a gun and a note at the site where the bodies were discovered.

While it looks like police already have an angle that they’re investigating, if you have any information, the police ask that you to call investigators at (510) 881-1833.

UPDATE: Berkeley family may be Tilden Park victims [Inside Bay Area]
4 found dead in Tilden Park [SF Gate]