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New Bay Bridge Sees First Commute

AP | SUDHIN THANAWALA | Posted 09.04.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- New bridge, same traffic. The gleaming white and newly built $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge handl...

WATCH: Tourists Take Worst Wrong-Turn Ever

Robin Wilkey | Posted 07.25.2013 | Travel

A family of tourists got a wilder ride than they bargained for when they took a few GoCars for a spin around San Francisco. The GoCars -- little, y...

Seriously?

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. — The final decision about whether the new, $6.3 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge can open on Labor ...

Oh, Brother...

The Contra Costa Times | Lisa Vorderbrueggen | Posted 06.16.2013 | San Francisco

OAKLAND -- Four years before large anchor rods on the new Bay Bridge snapped, Caltrans ordered the contractor to test for cracks in key steel fastener...

UH OH: Big Problem With New Bay Bridge Span

AP | Posted 05.27.2013 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. — State transportation officials in California are investigating why nearly three dozen threaded steel rods on the new eastern s...

Investigators: Pilot Changed Course Before Striking Bay Bridge

AP | Posted 01.15.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- The pilot of the empty oil tanker that sideswiped the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge made a course change immediately before clippi...

Oil Tanker Strikes The Bay Bridge

AP | GARANCE BURKE and PAUL ELIAS | Posted 03.09.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — An empty oil tanker caused minor damage Monday when it struck a tower in the middle of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge whil...

PHOTOS: Local Icon Celebrates Huge Milestone

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.12.2012 | San Francisco

While the better-known bridge in the San Francisco Bay Area gets fireworks and fanfare on her birthday, the Bay Bridge celebrates her 76th with a more...

VINTAGE PHOTOS: Happy 75th Birthday, Bay Bridge!

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.11.2012 | San Francisco

We've had our ups and downs with the Bay Bridge. (Loma Prieta, the S-curve of death...) But at the end of the day, many of us couldn't get home withou...

Saving The Bay (It's The Ecology, Stupid!)

George Heymont | Posted 06.11.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

When I first saw Stanley Kramer's 1959 movie, On The Beach, I was living on the East Coast and had no idea what San Francisco looked like. However, a ...

Trucker Dies As Big-Rig Plummets Off San Francisco Bridge

AP | SUDHIN THANAWALA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN FRANCISCO — An accident-plagued stretch of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge saw its first fatality Monday when the driver of a speeding ...