A move to rename the bay bridge after Norton was brought to the Board of Supervisors, where it was approved, Dec. 14th, 8-2. The resolution, if approved by Mayor Gavin Newsom, next will travel to the Oakland City Council and on to the California Legislature. Rock on, Cali.
There's a little background in the story, enough for you to get the basics on Emperor Norton. And you should, because it's the most interesting story America has to tell. Period.