He received food and water after another activist snuck past CHP officers. Will Parrish climbed up on the equipment Thursday to stop work on a controversial freeway project in Willits in Mendocino County.
A local film maker shot video of CHP officers as they blocked protesters from sending up supplies last weekend. But yesterday evening, a man managed to climb a second nearby tower and send over supplies on a rope.
Caltrans wants to build a four-lane freeway around Willits. Critics say a smaller, cheaper road would do the job without so much environmental damage. Caltrans says continued protests have cost the state more than $1 million.