SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Marchers traveled from San Francisco’s Caltrain Station to Yerba Buena Gardens on Monday for a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Many arrived on board a special Celebration Train traveling from San Jose to San Francisco, with stops in Palo Alto and San Mateo.READ MORE: California Health Officials 'Closely Monitoring' New COVID Omicron Variant
Caltrain’s special Martin Luther King Jr. Day train, which is run in conjunction with the Northern California Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Foundation is no longer called the Freedom Train.READ MORE: 7-Foot Tall LEGO Menorah to Feature at Alameda Hanukkah Celebration
The organization that previously sponsored the Freedom Train, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association, halted its sponsorship in 2015 due to low ridership and withdrew rights to the name.
Monday’s events at Yerba Buena Gardens, were held with the theme “Justice in the Beloved Community.”MORE NEWS: Firefighters Extinguish 2 RVs on Fire in West Oakland
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