Not sure what this is
Photo taken at eec don edwards
melanistic or partial melanistic form.
Atypical coloration. Note black feet.
Many many olives in area
Unusually looking squirrel, with "piebald" coloration. Apparently, it has become already a viral phenomenon around the South Bay (http://www.viralnova.com/awesome-squirrel/).
Forge Garden, CA native
Willow Borer (Xylotrechus insignis; Cerambycidae), Ulistaic Natural Area, Santa Clara County, California - 3 May 2014. It took me a while to figure it out, but this beetle was dead but somehow stuck to the wooden fence in a lifelike position...