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CA: Golden Gate Ferry, Other Workers Looking at Strike Options

Strike authorization votes are underway with 13 unions that comprise the Golden Gate Bridge Labor Coalition, including those that represent ferry captains and deckhands, potentially threatening the service.

Rich Textiles in Russian Hill — Professional Project

Project by: Nina Jizhar Location: San Francisco, California Designer Nina says: This San Francisco Apartment is in a beautiful 1929 building in Russian Hill with amazing views of the Bay and Golden Gate bridge. Since the homeowner moved to San Francisco with virtually nothing, it's just a shell of what it could become. Show More Summary

-Use of the Terms ‘Husband’ and ‘Wife’ is Now Considered Biased and Illegal in California?

                                 (Golden Gate Bridge: Rennett Stowe) According to the sponsors of a bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown of California, the very use of the terms- ‘husband’ and ‘wife’ is now to be considered as biased and outdated and can no longer be legally used in the state. The new law will delete […]

Finally — Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier Approved

For decades, mental health advocates in the community have been calling for one of the most popular and iconic suicide sites in the world to erect a suicide barrier. We’ve been talking about it for nearly a decade here on this blog and noted 6 years ago that a suicide net for the Golden Gate […]

CA: San Rafael Transit Center to Get Security Cameras

Security cameras will be coming to the San Rafael Transit Center later this year as part of a $500,000 project approved by the Golden Gate Bridge district, which operates the facility.

Golden Gate Bridge to Become Suicide-Proof With $76 Million Steel Net

In a unanimous vote on Friday, it was decided by members of the Golden Gate Bridge's district in San Francisco that a massive steel net would be implemented on the bridge to prevent suicides. The project is to cost $76 million. Read more...

SAN FRANCISCO: Suicide Nets Finally Approved For Golden Gate Bridge

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via CNN: On Friday, San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge Board of Directors unanimously approved $76 million in funding to erect a 20-foot-wide steel net -- extending out from each side of the 1.7-mile span -- to deter would-be jumpers. Show More Summary

Golden Gate Bridge Board Approves Funding For Suicide Barrier

last monthNews : The Two-Way

Since the iconic bridge opened in 1937, some 1,600 people have jumped to their deaths. A record 46 committed suicide off the bridge last year.

Golden Gate Bridge: Funding For Barriers To Prevent Suicide Jumps Approved

The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most recognizable and majestic landmarks in the world. It is also one of the deadliest, second only to China’s Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge as a suicide stepping off point in the world. As for the U.S., the Golden Gate Bridge has long been the first choice destination

$76M OK’d for Golden Gate suicide barrier

last monthNews : The Newsroom

The Golden Gate Bridge moved a big step closer to getting a suicide barrier after bridge officials on Friday approved a $76 million funding package for a net system that would prevent people from jumping to their deaths.

Suicide-prevention nets approved for Golden Gate Bridge

Bay Area officials Friday approved a $76-million package to fund suicide-prevention nets that will extend 20 feet on either side of the Golden Gate Bridge, handing a victory to advocates who have long pushed to hem in the 1.7-mile long span against suicidal jumpers.

Officials to vote on Golden Gate Bridge suicide-prevention nets

Bay Area officials are scheduled to vote Friday on a $76-million package to fund suicide-prevention nets that would be installed on either side of the Golden Gate Bridge, where an estimated 1,600 people have plunged to their deaths since the rust-colored span opened in 1937.

Will San Francisco break the fall of Golden Gate jumpers?

last monthNews : The Newsroom

Historic vote might finally lead to installation of a suicide barrier at the iconic bridge.

Will San Francisco break the fall of the Golden Gate Bridge jumpers?

For decades, people have been jumping to their deaths from the Golden Gate Bridge. But a historic vote this week may finally lead to the installation of a suicide barrier. But for the leading advocate of the barrier, it's a move that comes tragically too late.

$76-million Golden Gate Bridge suicide deterrent plan considered

San Francisco transportation officials on Friday will consider whether to approve $76 million in funding to install a net system to prevent suicides on the Golden Gate Bridge.

San Francisco To Vote On $76 Million Suicide Barrier for Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District board of directors will vote Friday on whether to green-light $76 million for the construction of a suicide barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge. According to local Fox affiliate KTVU, approximately 24 people commit suicide on the Golden Gate Bridge every year. Show More Summary

San Francisco Motorcyclist Throws Tantrum, Calls Reporter Gay, Proves Karma Is Alive And Kicking

last monthLGBT / Gay : Queerty

If you find yourself driving an uninsured motorcycle on a suspended license, it’s probably best to obey traffic laws. But if you do wind up, say, driving the wrong way down an on-ramp at the entrance to the Golden Gate Bridge and notice a professional looking camera pointed in your general vicinity, your best bet is to just […]

Favorite dishes from Farmshop, Sand Dollar, Campton Place, Coachman and the Big 4

Last weekend was so beautiful that I decided to do some “work” across the Golden Gate Bridge — first checking out lunch at the Farmshop in Larkspur and then heading over to Stinson Beach for some ocean diversions and dinner at the Sand Dollar, which will be the subject of my weekly Classics series on […]

The Bay Lights, The LED Art Project Backed By Big Tech Names, Kicks Off $1.2M Crowdfunding Campaign

Just over a year ago, a large scale art project called The Bay Lights turned the Bay Bridge, the San Francisco Bay Area structure that’s historically been the plainer sister to the famed Golden Gate Bridge, into a glittering destination in its own right. Show More Summary

A jackass on motorcycle got in the wrong reporter's face and karma intervened.

last monthOdd : Happy Place

An ugly view of the Golden Gate Bridge. What are the odds that someone with a camera would be filming near the Golden Gate Bridge? Really good, as you would imagine. Which is what is so puzzling about this motorcycle rider getting bent...Show More Summary

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