GoPro Cameras On GG Bridge Engineers Give Breathtaking ViewsCameras strapped to engineers inspecting the Golden Gate Bridge are giving the public an intimate -- and sometimes terrifying -- look at what it's like to scale the span's iconic towers.
Engineers Stage High-Wire Inspection Of Golden Gate BridgeA team of engineers dangled from one of the Golden Gate Bridge's massive towers Monday, inspecting the structure for signs of wear and tear from decades of expose to salty mist from the ocean below.
Southwest Airlines Sought More Time For Engine InspectionsSouthwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an engine failure that left a passenger dead.
FAA Orders Fan Blade Inspections After Fatal Southwest Jet Engine ExplosionThe FAA ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window.
1 Year After Oroville Dam Scare, Lawmakers Beef Up InspectionsCalifornia would beef up dam inspections under legislation sent to Gov. Jerry Brown a year after a near disaster prompted the evacuation of nearly 200,000 residents.
Dry Rot Confirmed As Cause Of Deadly Berkeley Balcony CollapseA balcony that snapped off an apartment building and led to the deaths of six college students was supported by wooden beams that had been badly rotted by exposure to moisture, building inspectors in Berkeley said Tuesday.
Building Inspectors Extra Busy After Deadly Berkeley Deck CollapseBuilding inspectors are extra busy following a deadly deck collapse in Berkeley that sent 13 people plunging to the ground.
Report Of Missing Safety Device In Fatal Collision With Bicyclist Prompts SF Muni Fleet InspectionMuni officials are trying to determine if a standard issue safety attachment, designed to protect pedestrians and bicyclists, was missing from the bus involved.
Random Food Inspections Recommended For South Bay Food TrucksA new report by the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury calls for more oversight of food truck operations and finds their regulations to be insufficient.
PG&E Workers Fired For Lying About InspectionsPacific Gas and Electric Co. has fired or suspended nearly 20 workers after the utility discovered that legally required inspections may not have been performed.
Pipes At Chevron Refinery In Richmond Showed Major CorrosionFederal investigators continue to look into what caused last month's fire at the Richmond refinery.
PG&E Repairs Dozens Of Northern California Gas Pipeline LeaksPacific Gas and Electric has released the results of its accelerated leak survey of its transmission pipelines, which showed that it has found and repaired 59 leaks on gas pipelines.