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Bay Bridge Construction

New Bay Bridge Span Designed To Withstand Big Quake

It’s the most expensive public works project in California’s history. Every day, 280-thousand cars thump over the reason it all began. It’s at pier E9 where the cantilever meets the incline section. Little do commuters know, they’re rolling over the reason for spending $6 billion.

02/03/2013

Forward Peter Sauer of the Stanford Cardinal in action against guard Allen Edwards of the Kentucky Wildcats during an NCAA Final Four game at the Alamo Dome in San Antonio, Texas. Kentucky defeated Stanford 86-85. (Todd War/Getty Images)

Ex-Stanford Basketball Captain Peter Sauer Dies At 35

The school said Monday that Sauer died Sunday night in White Plains, N.Y., while playing in an adult league recreational basketball game. The 6-foot-7, 225-pound forward from Pittsburgh was part of a Stanford team that reached four straight NCAA tournaments under former coach Mike Montgomery.

07/09/2012

Crews dig for the body of a man killed at a Milpitas construction site. (CBS)

Worker’s Body Pulled From Collapsed Milpitas Construction Site

Authorities have recovered the body of a carpenter who was buried alive at a Milpitas construction site when a hillside collapsed.

01/31/2012

A bench collapsed during a high school football game at AT&T park Saturday night, sending fans tumbling.

Bench Collapse At AT&T Park Injures Spectators

A bench collapsed at AT&T Park during a game Saturday night, causing minor injuries, according to a San Francisco Fire Department dispatcher.

12/04/2011

Rapper, Heavy D. Leaves An Inspiring Tweet

Rapper, Heavy D. Leaves An Inspiring Tweet

It was as if Heavy D knew that it would be his last tweet. The self-proclaimed “overweight lover” of hip hop, who became one of rap’s top hit makers…

11/09/2011

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Sewer Main Collapses, Causes Sinkhole In San Francisco Richmond District

A 100-year-old sewer main collapsed in San Francisco’s Richmond District Sunday morning, a utilities spokeswoman said.

10/02/2011

Boy Dies During Football Practice

GARDEN VALLEY, Calif. (AP) _ El Dorado County authorities have identified the 11-year-old boy who collapsed and died during a youth football practice.

08/03/2010

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