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California Paid For Bridge Repairs While A Wind Farm Project Recouped Costs From Same Contractor, Same Flaws
The Chinese company that fabricated faulty sections of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge had similar problems with some towers it manufactured for a massive wind farm in the North Sea. A Bay Area legislator now claims that Caltrans knew about cracks in that project, but didn’t do anything about it.
Winter’s initial sunrise over San Francisco was postcard perfect Monday morning and many people were atop the Marin Headlands admiring the colorful yet foggy city by the Bay.
As protests against police brutality in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases continue, a variety of legal reforms could likely come out of all this action.
NORAD is tracking every second of Santa’s journey, from when he enters American airspace just after midnight, through his final delivery at the western edge of the international dateline.
The next earthquake in the Napa Valley could be much stronger than the magnitude 6 quake that shook the region in August, according to preliminary research from the University of California at Davis.
The San Diego Chargers are still in the hunt for a playoff spot, but after three consecutive NFC Championship Game appearances, the San Francisco 49ers are out. They have the opportunity to play the spoiler for the Chargers, but what has happened to them this year? CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein spoke on this weekend’s west coast game and looks at what has gone wrong and right.
Two NFC East teams going in different directions will face off on Saturday, but there is still a lot to prove. The Philadelphia Eagles need to make sure they earn a spot in the playoffs. The Washington Redskins have a quarterback controversy that is getting more confusing each week. Steve Beuerlein of CBS Sports spoke on the game and troubles facing both teams.
The detective work blaming North Korea for the Sony hacker break-in appears so far to be largely circumstantial, The Associated Press has learned. The dramatic conclusion of a Korean role is based on subtle clues in the hacking tools left behind and the involvement of at least one computer in Bolivia previously traced to other attacks blamed on the North Koreans.
Six people were displaced in a two-alarm house fire near Redwood City early Sunday morning.