Protesters march four days, about 79 miles on foot to Capitol building

Jan Flatley-Feldman/Staff
Marchers walked through urban streets, suburban town, and rural farms on their way to UC Davis and eventually Sacramento.

SACRAMENTO —The decision to set out on foot from the East Bay toward Sacramento was an easy choice to make for Maggie Hardy. The UC Berkeley freshman had participated in the Occupy Cal movement and committed to the “99 Mile March for Education and Social Justice” — a four-day walk
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A long distance lays before about 30 protesters who are marching their way toward Sacramento as part of the “99 Mile March for Education and Social Justice” in support of public education. But despite the miles ahead, many protesters said they are optimistic about completing the journey. In preparation for
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