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Willie Brown addresses the crowd as the Western Span of the Bay Bridge is named in his honor. (CBS)

Bay Bridge Span Officially Re-Named To Honor Willie Brown

Dignitaries from San Francisco and the State of California attended the official re-naming ceremony of the Bay Bridge’s Western Span in honor of former San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown Jr.

02/11/2014

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

World's Largest LED Light Sculpture Lights Up The Bay Bridge

SF Bay Lights Gets Needed Funding, Malfunction Fix

The final portion of funding for “The Bay Lights” art installation on the Bay Bridge has come in, along with news of a fix to some of the display’s broken lights, project officials said Friday.

06/14/2013

An image of the proposed art installation on the Bay Bridge (thebaylights.org)

Artist Envisions Bay Bridge Cables As A Canvas For Light

Fundraising has began for a public art installation that would turn the suspension cables on the Western Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge into a sculpture of light.

02/23/2012

Bay Bridge

CHP, Fire Department Rescue Man Threatening To Jump Off Ledge Of Bay Bridge

A man who had been standing on the ledge of the Bay Bridge for about two hours Saturday afternoon was taken into custody by the California Highway Patrol.

CBS San Francisco–06/11/2011

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