Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, most children’s playgrounds today are wheelchair accessible. But for many kids with special needs, that doesn’t make it a level playing field. This week’s Jefferson Award goes to a Peninsula mother who has spent the last 6 years working to create a magical space for everyone in her community to enjoy.
East Brother Light Station, Inc. is seeking applicants for a job at their bed-and-breakfast on an island north of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, but the job is open to couples only.
The Park Street Bridge in Alameda has reopened after a mechanical problem temporarily forced it to shut down Sunday afternoon, according to police.
Some East Bay residents are seeing red over digital billboards that they don’t want in their neighborhood.
Rescue crews were searching for people who may be in the water near the Golden Gate Bridge after a boat mishap in the Bay early Monday morning, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
A new concern has arisen with some of the bolts used on the new $6.5 billion eastern span of the Bay Bridge. There is now an alignment problem with some of the bolts that attach the main cable on the east side to the deck of the span.
Every day, an average of 33 car owners are mistakenly accused of failing to pay a toll on a Bay Area Bridge, and many of those say fighting Fastrak’s mistakes can be time consuming and frustrating.
The toll to cross the Golden Gate Bridge will go up next week (and every summer for the following four years), meaning it’ll cost $7 for the average Joe to cross the span next Monday, and $8 by 2018. So what are you going to do about it, aside from complaining? Here are some simple cost savers.
A ramp that connects Oakland to the bike lanes on the new Bay Bridge will be torn down after less than seven months in use.
For the first time in its history, the Golden Gate Bridge will have to be shutdown for a weekend so work crews can install a new moveable-median barrier, a bridge spokeswoman said.