The following is an open letter released today by Berkeley councilmember Kriss Worthington (District 7):
The Bay Bridge was opened 75 years and, today in our editorial partner the Chronicle, Carl Note writes about what was described at the time as “one of the greatest days in Bay Area history”. He also discusses the bridge’s construction — which took just three years, compared to the nine-plus it is taking to complete its new East Span today.
Occupy Cal protesters vote to set up camp, clash with police Students demonstrating against public education cuts (above) opted to defy UC Berkeley administrators and set up an encampment. Altercations with police ensued which caught the attention of commentators nationwide.