(Reuters) - San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge marked a milestone in 2013 as 46 people leaped to their deaths in what appears to be the deadliest year for suicides at the California landmark, a watchdog group said on Tuesday.
A freighter passes near the Golden Gate Bridge. Rolls-Royce is said to be working on autonomous freighters, according to Bloomberg. (Credit: Daniel Terdiman/CNET) Who needs maritime crews to run cargo ships? That seems to be the question...Show More Summary
Because prices are going up for nearly everything in this city, it's no surprise that the staff of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is "recommending a gradual $2 toll increase on the bridge over the next four...
I spy the Golden Gate Bridge, bay bridge, and all of SF!
…This waterfront luxury home on Belvedere Island is probably how most imagine their dream home. With unobstructed views from Mount Tamalpais through Sausalito, the Golden Gate Bridge and the entire San Francisco skyline, the residence has a privileged location to say the least. Show More Summary
Dubbing it "The Little Bus That Could," Golden Gate Bridge officials sang the praises of a shuttle out of the Ross Valley that has helped commuters bypass the gnarly northbound Highway 101 evening commute.
San Francisco's skyline has a handful of famous landmarks dotted around the city—the Transamerica Tower, the Painted Ladies, the Golden Gate Bridge—but the most visible might be Sutro Tower, standing 977-feet-tall on Twin Peaks since 1973. Show More Summary
TweetThis photo has it all – red, blue, yellow, green, black, and white: Click to expand I forget where the real wedding photographer was. I’ll bet he hit all the stops in Golden Gate Park – everybody goes to the same places, year after year…
San Francisco officials have rejected a proposal from George Lucas to create a museum at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge. This decision was reached on Monday, after the Presido Trust’s seven-member board unanimously voted against the plan. Show More Summary
The Presidio museum showdown has come to an end for now, and the winner of the hotly contested mid-Crissy Field site is (drum roll, please)... no one. Not the Golden Gate National National Park Conservancy. Not the Bridge Institute.Show More Summary
The Golden Gate Bridge, top 5 favorite bridges in the world #Sausalito #bound #marin #sanfrancisco (at Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza)
Since its start in 1975, the nonprofit Marine Mammal Center, located just north of the Golden Gate Bridge in the Marin Headlands, has rescued, rehabilitated and released thousands of sick and injured marine mammals along 600 miles of California coastline. Show More Summary
Joseph B. Strauss became immortal by designing and building the Golden Gate Bridge. But human immortality was only a relative concept Strauss. The true immortals, in his conception, were the mighty Northern California Redwood trees watching over the land of the free and the home of the brave. Show More Summary
A whole host of new Dawn of the Planet of the Apes pictures has revealed what happened after the Apes took the Golden Gate Bridge. Including a first look at the primate HQ, where the apes have apparently learned how to use fire, and created their own language. Read more...
It’s easy to forget how beautiful the world is when we shackle ourselves inside all day. Maybe on the weekend we’ll take a hike, we say. Maybe next month we’ll make a trip out to the woods, we plan. But even if we do all that, we still don’t see it enough. Show More Summary
Brian Donovan captures incredible landscapes. This amazing image of the Golden Gate Bridge—taken in a perfect sunset as "the fog slowly filled the basin and the clouds began to light up"— is just one of them. Here are some more. Read more...
In the battle royale between landmark San Francisco bridges, the Golden Gate will probably always get the glory. But after seventy years, its sister span to the east is coming into its own. The Bay Bridge: A Work in Progress is an upcoming exhibition at the city's De Young Museum that chronicles the earliest days of construction from 1933 to 1936. Read more...
From the wall of apartments in Rear Window to the Golden Gate Bridge in Vertigo, A lfred Hitchcock was nothing short of obsessed with architecture and space. Hitchcock exploited both to create incredible psychological tension in his films—o ur friends at Architizer take a look at his architectural legacy, below. Read more...
San Francisco has a markedly different geography depending on whether you're a resident or a visitor. To the rest of the country, the landmarks that say "San Francisco" are things like the Golden Gate Bridge, the Transamerica Pyramid, Coit Tower, or the Haight-Ashbury street sign. Show More Summary
TweetYou Make The Call: Click to expand Or it could be Ed Lee, Rose Pak, and the PG&E Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. Who baked these misfortune cookies?