Over the objections of Gov. Jerry Brown and several past presidents of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, state lawmakers have approved a measure asking that the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland
The measure, a joint resolution that will does not require the governor's signature, breaks a legislative prohibition against naming roadways for living people.
It also comes over strong objections from many San Francisco leaders, who criticized the move to rename the span after the controversial Democrat.
In the end, the Senate cast a bipartisan 26-7 vote to support the resolution, which requests that
He noted former San Diego Mayor
"If we had named something for Bob we would regret it today," Anderson told his colleagues.