Saturday, November 17, 2012

Golden gate bridge california

  • Helicopter "Joyride" Exposes Dysfunction Within California National Guard

    In a joint investigation, the NBC4 I-Team and NBC Bay Area News have uncovered a questionable and potentially dangerous flight under the Golden Gate Bridge by five California National Guard helicopters. NBC4's Joel Grover reports for the NBC4 News at ...

  • Federal Investigation to Probe Claims of Hidden Culture of Alleged Racism ...

    In a joint investigation, the NBC4 I-Team and NBC Bay Area News have uncovered a questionable and potentially dangerous flight under the Golden Gate Bridge by five California National Guard helicopters. NBC4's Joel Grover reports for the NBC4 News at ...

  • California man arrested for abusing puppy on Golden Gate bridge

    A San Rafael, Calif. man was arrested after he was observed abusing a young puppy while on the Golden Gate Bridge. According to Saturday's publication of the Mercury News, California Highway Patrol arrested 23-year-old Paul Stephen Golyer on ...

  • Picture Our World: Photographer wins grand prize with shot of Golden Gate ...

    Alexander Fernandez of Alameda won the grand prize for that photograph. Our photojournalist judges said: "We were surprised to award the big prize to a Golden Gate Bridge photo, but what can you say ... better than our photos from the 75th anniversary ...

  • San Rafael nun celebrates 105th birthday

    When Sister Claire Maher was born, Theodore Roosevelt was president, Henry Ford's Model T would not be released for another year and the completion of the Golden Gate Bridge was still three decades away. After witnessing most of the 20th century and ...

  • All-Electronic Tolls Coming to the Golden Gate Bridge

    Cash lanes on the Golden Gate Bridge will soon be a thing of the past, as the bridge's Board of Directors move forward with a plan to remove the 32 toll-takers from the entrance to California's most famous span. Instead, motorists will have to pay the ...

  • Golden Gate suicide survivor speaks at Boardman workshop

    Kevin Hines, one of a few people who survived a suicide attempt by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, speaks at a suicide-prevention workshop at Antone's Banquet Center, Boardman.

  • Quest: California feels the bite of austerity Europe

    ... from 1996 to 2004, and before that was the speaker of California's legislative assembly for 15 years. The weather here is spectacular.

  • Offshore California: Islands with a tale to tell

    Along with the Golden Gate Bridge, "The Rock" is the most iconic sight in the San Francisco area. For 30 years from 1933 the 12-acre pimple close to the entrance to the Bay was home to some of America's most violent and unsavoury criminals.

  • Bay Bridge Celebrates 76th Birthday — Quietly

    Often overshadowed by its more glamorous neighbor, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay Bridge will have some time in the spotlight next year, when its new eastern span is scheduled to open over Labor Day weekend.

  • CALPERS to raise some LTCI rates 85 percent

    Some motorists who drive over California's Golden Gate Bridge could be paying more for their long-term care coverage. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg).

  • Waldo-Hancock Bridge To Celebrate Last Birthday

    The bridge, built in 1931, has been a landmark for the towns of Prospect and Verona Island for over 70 years. It was the first bridge built with the suspension design, inspiring others such as the Golden Gate Bridge in California. The bridge provided ...

  • Missions bells spring up along Marin's highways to mark historic route

    ... Sonoma that connected California's 21 missions, including San Rafael Arcangel. "They are part of a the statewide mission bell replacement program," said Bob Haus, Caltrans spokesman.

  • Explore the fall scenery on your motorcycle

    Wine country: Experience northern California on your bike with some wine sampling and country living. California's wine country is full of hills and valleys, winding turns and, in the fall, beautiful scenery. Just cross the Golden Gate Bridge from San ...

  • UCLA Pranks USC With 'F Bomb' In Lights Ahead Of Rose Bowl, But It May Be A ...

    In 1961, 100,000 football fans converged on Pasadena, CA for the Rose Bowl match between the University of Washington Huskies and the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers. Things got interesting at halftime, when a group of Cal Tech students ...

  • Firefighter rides across US in support of sister

    Byrne started his trip on Sept. 9 at the Golden Gate Bridge in northern California. Along the way he visited firehouses, where he was given lodging and a warm welcome by brother firefighters.

  • Reimagining Buildings Of The Past With The Materials Of The Future

    Here, he reimagines the Golden Gate Bridge with today's cutting-edge technology: If the GGB was to be built today, dense instrumentation of wireless sensors to monitor the bridge and its loads would be possible.

  • GM Makes Vague Commitment to Cars with Plugs

    An electric Chevy Spark near the Golden Gate bridge on display this week at a media event. Mary Barra, GM's global product ... The 2014 Chevy Spark EV will arrive in showrooms throughout California in summer 2013. Pricing has not been announced.

  • America's Most Expensive Neighborhoods: 24/7 Wall St.

    ... California town, established more than 100 years ago on a tract of land owned by a Scottish liquor wholesaler named James Ross, offers some of the nation's most expensive homes.

  • Datebook: Nov. 16-22

    DAVID SEDARIS -- The Mondavi Center for the Arts presents NPR humorist and best-selling author David Sedaris, 8 tonight, Jackson Hall, University of California, Davis, One Shields Ave., Davis: tickets: $25-$49. Visit or call 1 (866 ...

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