Dana W. Cole | The Sun Magazine

Dana W. Cole

Dana W. Cole has been active in Berkeley community politics for nearly ten years. As vice-president of the Berkeley Solid Waste Management Commission, he wrote a successful $100,000 proposal for the establishment of Berkeley’s municipal compost operation. For the past year, he’s been director of California’s inner-city urban forestry pilot project in Oakland.

— From September 1979
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

People’s Park: Ten Years Later

Before it was over, there were nearly 1000 police and 2300 National Guard troops called in to augment local police. There were nearly a thousand arrests, more than 100 people shot, one killed, one blinded, and a million dollars in property damage in one of the longest-running civil disturbances in the nation’s history.

September 1979
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