The 3,000th Day the Sixties Died
The People's Park in Berkeley may be losing its "Free Box"–where old possessions can be cast off in a good-karma way, and disturbing bums can fight over the right to take the stuff and sell it. Both Town, as represented by the Telegraph Business Improvement District, and Gown, represented by U-Cal Berkeley, want it gone. However, if the hippies keep rebuilding it, well, it will still be there. Until it gets torn down, burned down, or stolen. It's apparently a veritable endless twisting mandala of karmic action and reaction, as well as a place to fight with people of dubious if not frightening hygiene over old shoes.