Saturday, November 17, 2012

Golden gate bridge san francisco

  • 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. By Sean Barron · BOARDMAN ...

  • Suicide on the Golden Gate Bridge

    The Golden Gate bridge at San Francisco is one of the world's most well-known landmarks. Constructed in 1937, it is considered a great engineering achievement, and one of the most striking examples of art deco architecture.

  • Golden view at Berkeley hills custom home

    The secluded property integrates into its natural surroundings with a "living roof" garden over the two-car garage, perfectly positioned for views of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay. From the foyer, the home opens into the spacious living ...

  • Presidio in San Francisco offers variety of hiking trails

    The San Francisco Presidio, tucked away in the northwest corner of the city next to the Golden Gate Bridge, offers a variety of hiking experiences, featuring trails along the ocean, bay and the Presidio's forested interior.

  • Crowley's Tugboat Performs Heroic Rescue in San Francisco Bay

    The rescue took place during the early morning hours of Wednesday, October 31, while the tugboat was standing by outside the Golden Gate Bridge, waiting to escort a tanker into San Francisco Bay's anchorage. Crowley's Perry Overton, captain of the ...

  • Golden Gate Bridge delays toll switch

    But both those dates will be pushed back a month because more testing is needed to ensure that bridge workers can cross over for free and the disabled receive a discount on the $6 toll, said Mary Currie, spokeswoman for the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway ...

  • Golden Gate Bridge Median Barrier Delayed Despite Funding

    The Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District announced it had secured $20 million for a median barrier in Sept.

  • Golden Gate Bridge Moveable Concrete Barrier Likely 2 Years Away

    SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)—A long-awaited plan to install a moveable concrete barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge is inching closer to reality, but government bureaucracy could delay the project until 2014.

  • Travel Picks: Top 10 bridges around the world

    No list of bridges is complete without this orange-vermillion wonder that spans the strait linking San Francisco Bay with the Pacific Ocean.

  • 'Off the Beaten Path': tranquil SF spots

    There is iconic San Francisco - the skyline, the Golden Gate Bridge, the cable cars. Then there is secret San Francisco - the unpaved spots of tranquillity tucked inside city parks. More than 60 Bay Area photographers went in search of natural San ...

  • Picture Our World: Seven win in yearlong travel photo contest

    GRAND PRIZE: Alexander Fernandez of Alameda won with his photo of the 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Judges' remarks: "We were surprised to award the big prize to a Golden Gate Bridge photo, but what can you say ...

  • Rock 'n' Roll run to hit the Golden Gate Bridge

    San Jose, eat your heart out. A Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon is coming to San Francisco on April 7, 2013, complete with bands playing at regular intervals and a course that runs across the Golden Gate Bridge. Sure, it's not going to displace Bay to ...

  • Barnidge: Coast Guard leaves an impact every day on San Francisco Bay

    Every commercial ship that passes under the Golden Gate Bridge must receive clearance from the San Francisco sector's Vessel Traffic Service operation when it's within 38 nautical miles of the coast.

  • Tourist Trapped: Fake Cable Car Tour

    "The last thing she saw was San Francisco's skyline from the Golden Gate Bridge on a cloudless day." I'd say.

  • Like the city they call home, Giants won't back down

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The fog rolling in and drifting across the Golden Gate Bridge toward Alcatraz, enveloping the skyscrapers.

  • Suicide-attempt survivor to speak Wednesday in Boardman

    Kevin Hines, one of an estimated 33 people to have jumped from San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge and survived, will be the keynote speaker during a suicide-prevention workshop that gets under way at 11 a.m.

  • SF Giants parade-goers crowd onto transit

    Traffic across the Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge was lighter than usual, though snarls on Interstate 80 made for slow going in the East Bay, and closures tangled traffic on San Francisco streets. BART, which had to shut down some of its stations ...

  • Cup champs to be stuck at docks until new year

    The team is assessing the damage to its 72-foot (22-meter) catamaran, which capsized on San Francisco Bay on Tuesday and was swept by a strong current more than four miles (six kilometers) past the Golden Gate Bridge before rescue boats could control ...

  • Quest: California feels the bite of austerity Europe

    It is in the 20s, and unusual to have such glorious warm days so late in the year. It makes the Golden Gate Bridge glisten.

  • Parade Packed Bay Area Transit Agencies To Capacity

    While most Bay Area transit agencies saw huge numbers, the roads were a little less crowded than normal heading into San Francisco, with lighter traffic reported on both the Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge. (Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco.

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