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If Golden Gate Bridge traffic seems heavier and buses and ferries a little more full, it's likely the recovering economy at work.
Engineering wonder or colossal work of art? For many who drive or bike across, or simply admire it from afar, the Golden Gate Bridge is both. Here are some fast facts about this art deco icon.
Called "the perfect place to die," the Aokigahara forest has the unfortunate distinction of the world's second most popular place to take one's life. (The first is the Golden Gate Bridge.) Since the 1950s, Japanese businessmen have wandered in, and at least 500 of them haven't wandered out, at an increasing rate of between 10 and 30 per year. Show More Summary
If you?ve been to San Francisco there?s little doubt that the Golden Gate Bridge was on your travel to-do list, and rightfully so?it?s pretty darn snazzy. Taking things to the next level involves actually getting out of the car and walking or biking across the bridge, but it sounds like there are plans to monetize that experience. Show More Summary
The Golden Gate Bridge is so well known it is easy to take for granted. It has been photographed more times than Angelina Jolie or the Queen. The only U.S. bridge that can compare to it in iconic grandeur is a continent away in Brooklyn. Show More Summary
From the Bay Bridge to the Golden Gate, cable cars and wine buses, bookshops and bars, and, of course, the legendary neighborhoods, San Francisco has certainly earned its nickname “Everyone’s Favorite City.” And yet, depending on who...Show More Summary
Rich Shelton loves airplanes and San Francisco, which shows in all his beautiful photos. He was able to take this incredible image of a Blue Angels' F/A-18 zooming through the Golden Gate bridge at Fleet Week in San Francisco. Here are some more images taken by him from previous editions. Read more...
A novelty wave that’s famous worldwide as “the wave that breaks under the Golden Gate Bridge.” Fort Point is the left hand point break that wraps into San Francisco Bay on the southern side of the bridge. Big W & NW swells and low tides are the preferred combination at Fort Point, which tends to […]
Happy Fleet Week pic.twitter.com/MbzxEX6w3u— Venomous (@SRTViperDriver) October 10, 2014 · BART's Fleet of the Future leaves some behind · An elite firefighter photographs CA's biggest blazes · Golden Gate Bridge workers to strike next Friday · More money for...
SAN FRANCISCO HISTORY CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY Coupled with the Golden Gate Bridge and Lombard Street, the cable cars are among the most iconic symbols of San Francisco—so much so, they are a listed National Historic Landmark. While...
President Barack Obama and Secret Service agents hanging near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Photo via the White House's Flickr feed "Horsepower, Signature is wheels up…" On Friday, September 19, Secret Service agents and Uniformed...Show More Summary
IMAGE COURTESY GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE LABOR COALITION The Golden Gate Bridge Labor coalition announced it will strike this week, impacting commutes via bridge or ferries, and perhaps both. Thirteen unions in the Golden Gate Highway and Transportation...Show More Summary
Priya David Clemens‘ first assignment for KTVU-TV in San Francisco led her to interview Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District spokesperson Mary Currie. Nine years later, Clemens has improbably taken over for Currie,...Show More Summary
A pair of affectionate skeletons and a deep-sea find near the Golden Gate Bridge are among the week's intriguing discoveries: Divers Find Ghost Ships Near San Francisco : Researchers uncovered three historic shipwrecks dating back to the decades following the Gold Rush. They are among the more than 300 ships thought...
Government scientists recently discovered a ship graveyard not far beyond the Golden Gate Bridge. Researchers are using a remotely operated camera to explore the shipwrecks just off the coast of San Francisco, part of a two-year archaeological study underway in the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. KPIX-TV's Don Ford reports.
The golden gate bridge is one of the defining features of San Francisco. No trip to the bay area would becomplete without a glimpse of this landmark. During our recent stay, we found that really seeing the bridge is a rare gift, as it is always wrapped in a heavy fog that always seems to obscure a perfect view of this daring landmark. Show More Summary
On Monday, it was announced that 50 workers from the Golden Gate Bridge District would go on a one-day labor strike Tuesday to voice their disdain with recent proposals surrounding wages and health care premiums. Unions are saying aShow More Summary
IMAGE COURTESY GOLDEN GATE DISTRICT Golden Gate Bridge iron workers are on strike today [Tues/16], protesting retiree healthcare issues their union says were not addressed in 2012. Commuters will not be affected during the strike, however. Machinists Local 1414 made that choice consciously, its representative told us. Read more »
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