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Looking Back at Loma Prieta From Someone Who Was on the Bay Bridge

September 4, 2013 | 8:29 am

Looking Back at Loma Prieta From Someone Who Was on the Bay Bridge

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Albany woman on Bay Bridge during 1989 Loma Prieta quake remembers that afternoon 24 years ago.

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Bay Bridge Bike and Pedestrian Path Now Open (Video)

September 3, 2013 | 4:00 pm

Bay Bridge Bike and Pedestrian Path Now Open (Video)

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The new eastern span of the Bay Bridge opened Monday night, hours ahead of schedule.

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A Rescued Dog and the Devil’s Bridges

September 2, 2013 | 9:25 am

A Rescued Dog and the Devil’s Bridges

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About that black labrador with mysterious origins that was rescued from the Bay just before the new bridge is to open…

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News Pix: Fire Crews Clean Up After Rim Fire, Bay Bridge Closes and Berkeley Mourns Family Camp

August 30, 2013 | 12:30 pm

News Pix: Fire Crews Clean Up After Rim Fire, Bay Bridge Closes and Berkeley Mourns Family Camp

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The best photos from the week’s news events and happenings.

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Bay Bridge Closure: Not A Bad Morning Commute

August 29, 2013 | 11:03 am

Bay Bridge Closure: Not A Bad Morning Commute

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OK, so no big problems in the morning commute (save the Caltrain fatality). Officials agree that everything went relatively smoothly.

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Photos: The End of the Road for the Bay Bridge’s Eastern Span

August 28, 2013 | 7:20 pm

Photos: The End of the Road for the Bay Bridge’s Eastern Span

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A wall of fog fell across the Bay Bridge minutes before the last cars would pass over on Wednesday night. It was the final curtain call for a span that had connected the East Bay to Treasure Island for decades. Complete take on the morning commute. A Morning Commute Without the Bay Bridge By Thursday […]

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5 Things You Should Know About the Bay Bridge Closure

August 28, 2013 | 2:31 pm

5 Things You Should Know About the Bay Bridge Closure

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1. The bridge is closing. Hopefully by now you’ve heard the news that the Bay Bridge is closing tonight (Wednesday, Aug. 28) at 8 p.m., and is scheduled to remain closed until next Tuesday morning, Sept. 3, at 5 a.m. If you need to get to San Francisco International Airport at 2 a.m. Friday from […]

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Bay Bridge Closure: How To Get From Here To There

August 28, 2013 | 1:30 pm

Bay Bridge Closure: How To Get From Here To There

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By Dan Brekke, Jon Brooks, Katharine Fong and Lisa Pickoff-White Need to get to work from the East Bay to San Francisco on Thursday? Heading from the city to Berkeley for a Labor Day barbecue? The Bay Bridge may be closing down for five days, but that doesn’t mean you need to put your plans […]

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Once a Mighty Bay Bridge Span, Soon Just a Nifty T-Shirt

August 28, 2013 | 10:58 am

Once a Mighty Bay Bridge Span, Soon Just a Nifty T-Shirt

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Are you ready, Bay Area? Ye Olde East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is about to be retired. “Rest in pieces!” said KPIX reporter Elizabeth Cook in a recent report. Whatever you think of the new span — its design, how much it cost to build, the contentious politics that delayed construction — […]

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News Pix: A Stunning Lightning Display, the New Eastern Span, Truckers Block Port Entrance

August 23, 2013 | 12:19 pm

News Pix: A Stunning Lightning Display, the New Eastern Span, Truckers Block Port Entrance

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Lightning was spotted across the Bay Area on Aug. 19 in an unusual summer thunderstorm. Above, a view of lightning strikes beyond San Bruno Mountain from Potrero Hill in San Francisco. (Steve Byrne/Steve Byrne Photography)   The new eastern span of the Bay Bridge as seen on Aug. 20. The eastbound deck (center) is exposed, […]

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