Oakland is going to get a new mayor soon: Jean Quan, currently on the City Council. It was her discretionary money pot that funded production of a set of interpretive signs for Joaquin Miller Park. One sign will be about the park’s geology, and it will feature a geologic map donated by Karen Paulsell and text and photos donated by me. When the sign is unveiled (I don’t know when), you’ll see some familiar pictures, including the basalt from this post:
the blueschist from this post:
the serpentinite from this post:
and the Joaquin Miller Formation shale from this post:
The fifth photo I haven’t posted here before—this shot of the Oakland Conglomerate exposed along the Montclair Railroad Trail:
I didn’t vote for Quan, but I do appreciate her care for the city’s parks and wish her well.