The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.
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.
Sacramento’s higher education graduates in some fields do better than others. Find out who’s earning the most.
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.