SPONSORED: Presented by Intel If you drive north away from the hustle and bustle of tech-hub San Francisco, cross the Golden Gate Bridge, and continue on Highway 101 for about half an hour, you’ll arrive in a place that feels very different from where you started: San Rafael. Life here seems to move at a more […]
The top of the Golden Gate Bridge stands 746 feet above the strait between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. From that height, when the Bay Area's famous fog has cleared, the city’s skyline shimmers in the distance and tiny cars seem to creep along six lanes of road below. Show More Summary
A Google software engineer was challenged by co-workers to recreate a DSLR photo of the Golden Gate bridge with a smartphone camera. This is the result.
Plans for a new transit center for downtown San Rafael are coming into focus as the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit agency board approved an agreement this week with the Golden Gate Bridge district on some of the parameters of the project.
The stunningly beautiful Golden Gate Bridge has been one of the deadliest landmarks in the country -- but local officials took new steps to change that this week. Read more...
After years of debate over how to save lives while still protecting the beauty of an iconic structure, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge is finally getting a suicide barrier. An estimated 1,500 people have jumped to their deaths from the span in its 80 years of existence. Show More Summary
Originally approved in 2014, the project finally gets under way, to be completed by 2021. Officials say the net will be positioned 20 feet below the sidewalk and extend out another 20 feet. Made of seven football fields worth of stainless...Show More Summary
TweetHere’s the news: SF French consulate? @FranceinSF Replying to @FranceinSF @PAFofficiel and 6 others UPDATE: The French Air Force’s elite @PAFofficiel will fly over the #GoldenGateBridge on Saturday 15th at 6.00PM! #PAFUSTour They were going to come on the 14th (today), but things changed. It’ll look something like this: Vive La France!
KTVU reports that work began yesterday, April 13, “on a net under the Golden Gate Bridge intended to prevent and deter the dozens of suicides that take place at the iconic landmark each year. The stainless steel net, located about 20...Show More Summary
John Brooks clutched a photo of his adopted daughter, Casey, showing the 17-year-old smiling as she posed for her high school senior portrait shortly before she jumped to her death from the Golden Gate Bridge. Brooks and his wife, Erika,...Show More Summary
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It should be completed by 2021 Although the Golden Gate Bridge is lauded for its beauty, it’s also a drew for suicide. So much so that a harrowing 2006 documentary detailed the frequency the bridge is used for jumpers. After years of...Show More Summary
Sausalito, San Francisco's laid-back neighbor just across the Golden Gate Bridge, has a rich history. From Portuguese boat builders to the houseboats of today, the small city has been home to many interesting characters. But our favorite was "Buddha."
“Time” Magazine reports, “The Golden Gate Bridge has long had a reputation as one of America’s most beautiful landmarks, and also one of its deadliest. For decades it has been the “number one location” for suicide attempts, with nearly...Show More Summary
Two men arrested in an armed robbery at the Golden Gate Bridge, a dog got his head stuck in a hole in a wall, and Silicon Valley begins to fight new relaxed net neutrality rules. [ more › ]
Marin Independent Journal reports that Kary Witt, PE, a deputy general manager of the Golden Gate bridge district and “[t]he man who oversaw the day-to-day operations of the [bridge] is stepping down after almost two decades, a period that saw great change... Show More Summary
The man who oversaw the day-to-day operations of the Golden Gate Bridge stepped down after almost two decades, a period that saw great change -- some dramatic, brought on by the 9/11 attacks -- on the span.
Everyone has a vision of their dream home. It could be a high-rise condo overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge, a chic three-story brownstone in Brooklyn, a quaint shotgun house in New Orleans, an art deco masterpiece in Miami or a ranch deep in the heart of Texas...
The historic Presidio archive photos from in the gallery were documented by one time Chronicle researcher, Wyland Stanley. The images depict the old army base decades before the Golden Gate Bridge would dominate the landscape, covering a period from about the 1870's to 1880's.
March 31, 2017 Peek-a-Fog “During a handful times in a year, the morning marine fog drops to levels low enough to cover the Golden Gate Bridge, while the towers peek out. The bridge lights, during the blue hour creates an eye catching drama” says California based Your Shot photographer Raj Golawar.