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Alcatraz.  (CBS)

Dutch Scientists Claim To Have Solved Mystery Of 1962 Alcatraz Prisoner Escape

Dutch scientists claim to have solved the mystery of the infamous escape from Alcatraz, and they say the Hollywood version got it all wrong.

12/15/2014

Guerneville Flooding

Russian River Overflows, Low-Lying Areas Of Guerneville Under Voluntary Evacuation Order

Residents near the Guerneville Bridge are taking things in stride and have been under a voluntary evacuation order following Thursday’s heavy rains, but only low-lying areas are affected.

12/12/2014

Caltrans crew readies emote-controlled boat.

Drone Boat Can Save Lives During Caltrans Emergency Flood Inspections Of Bridges

Thanks to their new remote-controlled boat, Caltrans can get a close up look at the span and the creek during the storm.

12/11/2014

Blue and Gold ferry fleet (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Golden Gate Ferry Service Will Run During Storm While Officials Keep An Eye On Bridge Commute

The Bay Area is hunkering down for a major storm expected to hit on Thursday. Officials are warning of high winds and rain that could cause hazardous driving conditions, but Golden Gate ferry service will still be running during the commute.

12/10/2014

(David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Twitter Awaits San Francisco Officials’ Review Of Proposal To Build Sky Bridge Walkway

Twitter wants to build a sky bridge to connect the two buildings that make up its San Francisco headquarters to help save employees time in moving from one building to another.

11/05/2014

(Silicon Valley Disposition/YouTube)

You Can Own A 260-Foot Long Steel Bridge For $100,000

It’s not every day a fully-functioning, quaint steel bridge goes on the market.

10/28/2014

No Trespassing sign posted next to Union Pacific railroad tracks in Livermore. (CBS)

Santa Rosa Secures Funding To Build Bicycle-Pedestrian Bridge

The city of Santa Rosa won’t have to worry about people running across railroad tracks near the Coddingtown Mall area. Regional transportation planners are giving the city an $8.2 million grant to build a bicycle-pedestrian bridge.

09/09/2014

(CBS) Olenka Villarreal (left) with her daughters in Palo Alto.

Jefferson Award Winner Creates A Playground To Include Kids Of All Abilities

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.

07/09/2014

East Brother Lighthouse and Inn (East Brother Ligthouse)

$80,000 Lighthouse Innkeeper Jobs Open For Couple Willing To Relocate To Middle Of Bay

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.

06/23/2014

Traffic Alert Sign

Busy Alameda Bridge Reopens After Mechanical Problems Force Closure

The Park Street Bridge in Alameda has reopened after a mechanical problem temporarily forced it to shut down Sunday afternoon, according to police.

06/15/2014

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