Bay Bridge Western Span

A group of people watch the grand lighting of the Bay Lights art installation on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on March 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Designed by artist Leo Villareal, the Bay Lights is the world's largest LED light sculpture, spanning 1.8 miles long and 500 feet high with 25,000 individual LED lights. The installation will be on display daily from dusk to 2 a.m. for the next two years (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Maintenance Contract Approved For Permanent Return Of Bay Lights

A maintenance contract approved Wednesday should keep the popular Bay Lights art installation on the western span of the Bay Bridge twinkling well into the next decade.

07/08/2015

Formor San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown (Trisha Leeper/Getty Images)

Willie Brown Reflects On Naming Of Bay Bridge Western Span In His Honor

The Western Span of the Bay Bridge is going to take on the name of one of the Bay Area’s most recognizable politicians. But it didn’t happen without controversy and a fight.

02/10/2014

A view of downtown San Francsisco and the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on September 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Filed To Block Legislature’s Decision Naming Bay Bridge For Willie Brown

State legislators Thursday approved naming the western span of the Bay Bridge after former state Assembly Speaker and San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, but a lawsuit filed in San Francisco Superior Court sought an injunction to block the move.

09/12/2013