Up, up and away

Charlis Zheng, 5, of Fremont, right helps his grandfather Xun Zhou, left, launch a bird kite as giant octopus kites fly during the 28th annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships at Cesar E. Chavez Park in the Berkeley Marina on July 27. Highline Kites of Berkeley produced the event, which included free kite making and kite flying lessons, food, music and arts and crafts.

JANE TYSKA/Staff photos


Charlis Zheng, 5, of Fremont, right helps his grandfather Xun Zhou, left, launch a bird kite as giant octopus kites fly during the 28th Annual Berkeley
Charlis Zheng, 5, of Fremont, right helps his grandfather Xun Zhou, left, launch a bird kite as giant octopus kites fly during the 28th Annual Berkeley Kite Festival & West Coast Kite Championships at Cesar E. Chavez Park in the Berkeley Marina in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, July 27, 2013. Highline Kites of Berkeley produced the event, which included free kite making and kite flying lessons, food, music and arts and crafts. The festival runs July 27-28 from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)


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