State lawmakers approved a resolution calling for the new name last year.
Hundreds are expected to turn out for the ceremony later this morning on Treasure Island. New signs will also go up announcing the Willie L. Brown, Jr. bridge.
Responses to the change from Twitter.
@CapRadioNews it's always going to be call the bay bridge to just about everyone still no matter what name it gets named— AL NorCal ™ (@AL_NorCal) February 11, 2014
The California Legislature is expected to adjourn its two-year session just past midnight Friday. It's an early end to what has so far been a surprisingly calm final week.
California's Senate passed a bill that would require public institutions of higher education to adopt procedures to prevent campus sexual assault and domestic violence, and to assist victims.
A bill that would require toy guns to be painted with markings to show they are fake has passed the state legislature.
The California Legislature’s “gut-and-amend” process is highly criticized, but lawmakers defend it as necessary.
Sources tell Capital Public Radio that a deal has been reached for legislation that would tighten regulations for ride-sharing companies.