Engineers

Workers overlook the base of the Bay Bridge on May 18, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

More Cracks Found In Rods On New Bay Bridge, Integrity Of 400 Remaining Fasteners Called Into Question

Engineers say the rods may need to be repaired or replaced if the problem is found to be widespread.

06/24/2015

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Report Finds Stunning $35,000 Pay Gap Between Men, Women In Silicon Valley

The Silicon Valley job boom continues but a pay gap between men and women remains.

02/04/2015

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Engineered for Success: Four Women Tell Their Stories of Achievement

Four girls grew up to become accomplished engineers and scientists, one chased amoebas in a creek. Another loved puzzling out math problems. One fed her curiosity through a sash full of Girl Scout badges, while another became enamored with science during a trip to a crocodile farm.

10/20/2014

An aerial view of the eastern span of the Bay Bridge on September 8, 2013. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Caltrans Hopes Rain Will Help Them Solve Leak Issues On Bay Bridge

Officials said that despite the leaks on the Bay Bridge, the span is safe to drive across.

02/26/2014

Bay Bridge Officially Re-Opens After Years Of Repairs

State Senate Holds Hearing Over Bay Bridge Construction Flaws

Several engineers testified Friday at a hearing in Sacramento that more safety testing should have been done before the new Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge opened up.

01/24/2014

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Read Neil Young’s Passionate Speech Given at a Special GRAMMY Party

“I’m kind of a producer, partially, an engineer, I’m not really good at either one. It’s hurt my records in the past. We’re performance-oriented: technical things don’t matter that much”

01/22/2014

A worker stands near rows of bolts that hold a steel sheath on a column of the newly constructed eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Caltrans Engineers Concerned About Bay Bridge Bolts Years Before Failure

Newly revealed documents show state transportation officials expressed concern about the integrity of some steel components for the span more than four years ago.

04/17/2013

A janitor cleans an office. (AP)

Contra Costa County Workers Rally Over Pay, Benefits

Contra Costa County workers were rallying throughout the county Tuesday to protest what they call unjust treatment and to demand fair wages and benefits.

10/11/2011

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Facebook Rewards Hackers For Finding Security Flaws

Facebook doled out more than $40,000 worth of finders fees in August to hackers who identified security flaws in the uber-popular social networking site.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/31/2011