Latest San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge Stories

2009-12-10 15:39:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The four traffic lanes at the far right-hand side of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge toll plaza will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, until 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, to accommodate the installation of new tolling equipment.

2009-11-16 14:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) has added a fourth public hearing to receive public testimony on options for a proposed toll increase on the seven state-owned Bay Area toll bridges. The newly scheduled public hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m.

2009-11-02 18:11:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will host the first of three public hearings at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at the Joseph P.

2009-08-31 14:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- When westbound motorists cross the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge after the upcoming Labor Day weekend closure, some longtime fixtures in the toll plaza area will be conspicuous by their absence.

2009-05-27 14:00:00

New Projects Improve Mobility in Key Corridors OAKLAND, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Those seeking a concrete measure of the recession's impact on the Bay Area may need to look no further than the nearest freeway.

2009-02-25 13:01:00

San Mateo County Supervisor Tissier Named Vice Chair OAKLAND, Calif., Feb.

2008-10-16 09:00:19

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will honor 11 people, projects or organizations that have made extraordinary contributions to transportation in the Bay Area with the 28th "Excellence in Motion" awards.

2008-08-28 21:00:20

By Anonymous A smoky fire burned underbrush and eucalyptus trees on the San Francisco side of Yerba Buena Island below the Bay Bridge Thursday afternoon, creating a grayish-brown haze that settled over much of downtown and West Oakland. The blaze broke out just after 2 p.m.

2007-11-08 12:00:00

A cargo ship collision with the Bay Bridge on Wednesday leaked 58,000 gallons of oil into San Francisco Bay, the largest oil spill inside the bay in at least a decade. Throughout the day, U.S.

2005-07-13 18:47:18

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday that provides financing to complete a new span for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, clearing the way for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to sign it into law.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.