Patrick Kennedy gave a tribute to Betty Olds at her retirement party eight years ago. Olds died on July 16, but, Kennedy says, what he said applies as much today as it did then.
Betty Olds was known for her humor, her independence and her “Bettyisms,’ which reflected her Midwestern roots.
Betty Olds cuts the ribbon to a new Berkeley path that bears her name. She is watched by (l to r): Mayor Tom Bates, State Senator Loni Hancock, and Berkeley City Councilwoman Susan Wengraf. Photo: Colleen Neff Former long-serving city councilwoman Betty Olds cut the ribbon on Saturday to open a newly completed path in […]