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2015-02-03 23:00:58

Lindsay Transportation Solutions Road Zipper System has Golden Gate Bridge travelers saying "goodbye" to the "suicide lane." It's a major safety upgrade and better way

SS City of Rio de Janeiro San Franciso
2014-12-12 11:14:42

In 1901, the SS City of Rio de Janeiro sank in the Gulf of Farallones (San Francisco), killing 120 people. For the first time since, we stunning sonar images of the wreck.

Solar Impulse Team Takes To The Skies Over San Francisco For Test Flight
2013-04-25 11:51:08

Beginning in May, the Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg plan to take their solar-powered aircraft on a high-soaring journey across America. In preparations of that historic-to-be flight, Piccard took to the helm for a day-long tour over San Francisco Bay.

Golden Gate Bridge Turns 75
2012-05-29 08:02:14

San Franciscans culminated the anniversary celebration of the Golden Gate Bridge Sunday night the way we typically celebrate 75-year-olds, with a cascading fireworks display and a barrage of air guitar-ready riffs.

2011-07-01 02:01:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) reminds drivers of big-rig trucks and other vehicles or combinations with more than two axles that their one-year exemption from the 2010 toll increase on the region's toll bridges has now expired.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.