Dan Perez's son flying his kite. Perez wants to make a stronger effort to fly kites with his son more often. Photo by Anika Bhavnani

Berkeley Kite Festival draws thousands

BERKELEY, Calif. — Thousands of people from around the country gathered at the annual Berkeley Kite Festival this past weekend, some to fly kites, and some to watch, eat and play on the hills of the Berkeley Marina. Dan Perez drove 32 miles from San Ramone with his young son, who proved to be more…