|Zellerbach Hall, sold out|
Major protests are expected. Overnight, concrete k-rail barriers were installed around Zellerbach Hall, the location of the speech.
The Hall is sold out.#UCBerkeley installing concrete k-rail barrier around Zellerbach. Expecting protests against @benshapiro speech tonight. @nbcbayarea pic.twitter.com/55zuAEikFs— Bob Redell (@BobNBC) September 14, 2017
Earlier this week, the Berkeley City Council lifted an almost two decades city ban on the use of pepper spray by police, in anticipation of problems at the Shapiro speech and speeches later this month scheduled for Milo, Ann Coulter and Steve Bannon.