design

A service tunnel inside the old Bay Bridge. (CBS)

Hidden Tunnel Reveals Engineering Secrets Of The New Bay Bridge

The 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.

02/27/2013

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Tips For Adding Local Flair To Your Home From A Sacramento Designer

Decorating is a very personal endeavour. How do you make your nest reflect not only you and your family’s tastes and dreams, but perhaps bring in a bit of local flavor as well? Turning to a design professional is a good start. See what Kerrie Kelly has to say about adding pizzazz to your Sacramento home.

02/12/2013

The new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is a spectacular design. (CBS)

Soaring Design Makes New Bay Bridge Span An Artistic Triumph

It rises some 525 feet above the bay, blazing white against the sky. The centerpiece of a creation blending architecture and engineering in a way never done before.

02/03/2013

OAKLAND – Work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge has “reached its last major milestone” and “we can smell the finish line,” Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said Tuesday.
At a news briefing at a Caltrans office in Oakland near the Bay Bridge, Heminger said with the recent successful completion of a complex process called a “load transfer,” the new $6.3 billion span remains on schedule to open on Labor Day weekend next year. (credit: KCBS)

Tides, Weather Create Design Challenges For New Bay Bridge

It’s a flow of water bigger than the mighty Mississippi River – 390 billion gallons of water move in and out of San Francisco Bay twice a day, creating an engineering challenge for the designers of the new Bay Bridge.

02/03/2013

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Best Home Décor Stores

We’ve scoured the city to find the best home décor options available to make your next decorating project as easy as possible.

09/27/2011

Pool

Sacramento City Critical Of Woman’s Front Yard Oasis

A Sacramento homeowner is making a splash with her brand new pool. City planners approved the pool, but now they say there’s a problem.

07/25/2011