Intel Pledges $5 Million To Oakland Schools For STEM, Computer Science ProgramIntel has pledged $5 million over the next five years to create a pilot project Oakland schools that will produce hundreds of computer scientists.
Twinkies' Turnaround: How The Hostess Treat Miraculously Averted DemiseIt wasn't long ago that we were reporting on the demise of the iconic snack food company behind Twinkies, but Forbes Magazine reports their miraculous comeback purely engineering genius.
For The Love Of ScienceThe school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.
Senate Report Finds Caltrans Silenced Critics Of Bay Bridge ConstructionA Senate report finds senior officials overseeing construction of the $6.5 billion eastern span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge deliberately brushed off concerns about flawed work and there was a pattern of secrecy on the project.
Alameda Non-Profit Gets $900K Science, Technology, Engineering, Math Grant For WomenRep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, announced Thursday a federal grant of nearly $900,000 for an Alameda-based organization that helps to close the gender gap for women and girls in male-dominated careers.
Yahoo Female Executive Sued By Ex-Employee For Sexual Harassment Yahoo and a high-level female executive are being sued by a woman who claims sexual harassment and wrongful termination.
McDonald's Opens Up Mid-Market San Francisco Office To Lure Tech-Savvy TalentMcDonald’s is opening up a new location along San Francisco's Market Street, but not to take your order. Instead, the fast food chain will use the space to recruit the best talent to boost its digital presence.
Take A Look - The Old Bay Bridge Now Has A Gap As Demolition ContinuesThe old eastern span of the Bay Bridge is coming down and here's a picture of its new, gap-tooth smile.
New Bay Bridge Eastern Span Opens After Low-Key Afternoon CeremonyAt long last, the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened to traffic Monday evening.
Bay Bridge's New Eastern Span Safer In Earthquake Than Old Bridge, Say EngineersEngineers say the new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge would be able to handle a large earthquake much better than its aging counterpart which was damaged by the Loma Prieta temblor in 1989.
Caltrans, MTC Weigh Risks Of Delay In Opening Bay BridgeCaltrans and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission officials must consider the risks in deciding whether to delay the scheduled Labor Day weekend opening of the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
Hidden Tunnel Reveals Engineering Secrets Of The New Bay BridgeThe self-anchored suspension tower may be what makes the new Bay Bridge tower iconic, but a hidden aspect of the structure actually acts as the nerve center of the new eastern span. The hollow center of the new Bay Bridge is essentially a corridor that runs 1.7 miles from the middle of the bay all the way to Oakland.