June 25, 2017 (sfchronicle.com)
Photo: Associated Press. Two women in Monterey on June 17, 1967.
Fifty years ago, during the Summer of Love, thousands of young people fled cultural norms and flocked to San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. They didn’t all find what they were looking for, and the good vibes didn’t endure. But the hippies’ defiance of government holds lessons for us today.