Berkeley is perhaps the pre-eminent public university in the United States but the politics in the town is brutal. I worked for many years in public administration and it was well understood that taking a job in Berkeley was not wise. Their city council meetings often go late into the night.
Sue turned around at one point as we walked on Solano Avenue and gave me a wave.
When we visited Fourth Street I noticed these police officers in front of the Apple store. I don’t know what the man in handcuffs I encountered later had done, but it was clearly serious business.
Next we’ll head back to Marin for a visit to Muir Woods, a National Park on the south slope of Mount Tamalpais. I live to the north of the mountain."