Former speaker of the California Assembly and former San Francisco Mayor, Willie L. Brown, holds a sign that now officially hangs on the western span of the Bay Bridge. Any questions?

Former speaker of the California Assembly and former San Francisco Mayor, Willie L. Brown, holds a sign that now officially hangs on the western span of the Bay Bridge. Any questions?

*SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — It’s official — half of the Bay Bridge is now called the Willie L. Brown Jr. Bridge. The bridge-naming ceremony took place on Treasure Island Tuesday in a style you might call “classic Willie brown.”

Remember how many people referred to Willie Brown as “da mayor?” Well on Tuesday, he said he really wouldn’t mind if people started called it “da mayor’s bridge.” The signs — two of them — went up, finally making it official after early opposition to naming the bridge after the former speaker of the California Assembly and former mayor of San Francisco, Willie Brown.

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