California renames Highway 101 tunnel for the late Robin Williams

Welcome to the Robin Williams Tunnel. The late great comedian and actor’s name now adorns the rainbow-lined Highway 101 tunnel connecting San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge to Marin County. Signs went up earlier this week, $3,000 each paid for through private donations, according to reports Caltrans told SFGate. Julie Wainwright, CEO of The RealReal and formerly of Pets.com, had launched a petition to rename the so-called Waldo tunnel two years ago after Williams died. Wainwright wrote then on Change.org, before garnering 61,907 supporters: “Named after a politician from the 1850s, the Waldo Tunnel is the fastest way to get...

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