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(L-R) Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone  of The Lonely Island (credit: Mark Davis/Getty Images)

‘The Lonely Island’ Working On a Berkeley High Project

Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer & Jorma Taccone are back in Berkeley working on a special project…

11/18/2014

Oakland had a streetcar system until around WWII. (Source: OaklandWiki)

Oakland Considering $202 Million Plan To Run Streetcars Down 3-Mile Strip Of Broadway

Streetcars might be making a comeback in Oakland, but the price tag is steep.

11/05/2014

World's Largest LED Light Sculpture Lights Up The Bay Bridge

‘Bay Lights’ Organization Needs To Raise $4M To Keep Art Project Illuminated Over San Francisco Bay

The organization that created a nightly light show illuminating the Bay Bridge said Thursday it needs to raise $4 million by the end of the year to make the public art project permanent.

10/23/2014

Washer & Dryer (credit: Friedmans)

Danville Inventor Develops ‘Permanent’ Stain Repellent

An East Bay inventor claims he has developed a permanent stain repellent.

10/22/2014

A map shows newly-installed steel plates on the upper deck of the Bay Bridge caused speeds to slow significantly. (CBS)

Caltrans Suspends Bay Bridge Construction Project After Metal Plates Cause Commute Chaos

Caltrans officials have decided to suspend a big construction project on the Bay Bridge after metal plates used to secure the area caused major traffic issues on the span last week.

10/19/2014

(CBS SF)

I-280 Reopens Following Labor Day Weekend Seismic Upgrade

Northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco reopened Monday night following a closure over the Labor Day holiday weekend for a construction project to strengthen the highway in the event of seismic activity, Caltrans officials said.

09/01/2014

A Caltrans construction project along East 8th Street in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Upholstery Shop Owner Says Business Down 90-Percent Because Of Caltrans Project

The owner of a 30-year old business in Oakland says a Caltrans construction project is running him out of town.

09/01/2014

A Caltrans construction project along East 8th Street in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Residents Say Caltrans Sound Wall Project Leading To Spike In Crime

Residents in an Oakland neighborhood say a Caltrans construction project is leading to a spike in crime on their street.

09/01/2014

Artist concept of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) 70-metric-ton configuration launching to space.  (NASA/MSFC)

NASA Funding Powerful Space Rocket Project With Goal Of Reaching Mars In 2030s

Officials say initial phase of the heavy-lift rocket project, known as the Space Launch System Program, will now move from formulation to development, something no other exploration class vehicle has done since the creation of the space shuttle. The first generation rocket will be the most powerful ever built, with 130 metric tons of lift, enough to carry an Orion spacecraft beyond low earth orbit.

08/27/2014

A contact lens with embedded circuitry designed to monitor glucose levels of diabetes patients. (Google)

Google Teams Up With Swiss Firm To Develop Smart Contact Lens For Diabetics, Visually Impaired

Google takes a giant step forward in bringing its smart contact lens technology to the masses by partnering with a Swiss pharmaceutical company that plans to use the lens to improve vision and monitor health conditions.

07/15/2014

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