Happy Juneteenth

The order that ended slavery in the last rebel held territory in the US in Texas on June 19, 1865.
The order that ended slavery in the last rebel held territory in the US in Texas on June 19, 1865.

The staff of Streetsblog is off today to mark the Juneteenth national holiday, the celebration of the end of slavery in the U.S. in 1865. Although the holiday has long been celebrated, it wasn’t until last year that President Biden finally signed into law a bill creating Juneteenth National Independence Day.

Streetsblog will be back publishing in full tomorrow, Tuesday, June 21.

From the staff at Streetsblog we wish everyone a safe and memorable holiday.

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A rendering of the bridge bike and ped path. This will soon be changed into another car lane if pro-car politicians in Marin and elsewhere have their way. Image: MTC/HTNB

Marin Supervisor Asks Officials to Study Converting Future San Rafael Bridge Bike and Ped Path into Another Car Lane

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Note: GJEL Accident Attorneys regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog California. Unless noted in the story, GJEL Accident Attorneys is not consulted for the content or editorial direction of the sponsored content. A Marin County Supervisor, who represents San Rafael, apparently wants to look at nixing plans for the long-planned bike and ped path on the […]