Thursday, August 24, 2017

PRNC to hear updates on BART safety and Richmond-San Rafael bridge improvements

   POINT RICHMOND - The Point Richmond Neighborhood Council will hear updates on Bay Area Rapid Transit safety and progress on improvements to the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge when it meets Wednesday, August 30.

     The meeting - which is open to the public - begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Point Richmond Community Center on Washington Street.

     The briefing on BART safety will be presented by BART Chief of Police Carlos Rojas. He is scheduled to speak just before 8 p.m.

    The update on the bridge will begin at about 7:45 and will be given to the council by Chris Lillie, of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

Bannon, Coulter and Yiannopoulos speaking at UC Berkeley in September?

   BERKELEY - Former White House strategist Steve Bannon, conservative columnist Ann Coulter and provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos might be coming to the UC Berkeley campus in September, the East Bay Times reported this morning.

    The three would be coming at the invite of a student organization called Berkeley Patriot and would be speaking as part of a free speech gathering Sept. 24-27.

    Earlier planned speeches by Coulter and Yiannopoulos were canceled after protests were lodged.

For the full East Bay Times story, click here: Bannon, Coulter, Yiannolpoulos.