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Oracle wins 7th straight in America's Cup

...five-leg course framed by the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.Skipper...while zigzagging toward the Golden Gate Bridge on the only windward leg jockeyed just inside the Golden Gate Bridge. The 72-foot catamarans touched...
Pair of America's Cup races postponed

...SAN FRANCISCO - Strong wind blowing in through the Golden Gate Bridge and a strong tide flowing out to sea forced organizers...knots of wind. An ebb tide swept the boat under the Golden Gate Bridge and about four miles out to sea. The churning waves...
This day in History: May 27

...1936, the Cunard liner RMS Queen Mary left England on its maiden voyage to New York. In 1937, the newly completed Golden Gate Bridge connecting San Francisco and Marin County, Calif., was opened to pedestrians (vehicles began crossing the next...
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Oracle beats New Zealand to keep America's Cup

...Francisco Bay course bordered by the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and the Embarcadero...start Wednesday just inside the Golden Gate Bridge.Oracle's hulking black catamaran...than the speed limit on the Golden Gate Bridge.Ellison said it's too early...
New Zealand wins America's Cup Race 5 in a runaway

...Zealand into the cone of Alcatraz, which offers protection from the flood tide as the boats sail upwind toward the Golden Gate Bridge. By the time the 72-foot catamarans had passed Alcatraz, the Kiwis were in the lead. Their advantage was more...
Italy beats Sweden in opener of challenger sailing semis

...downwind mark near Alcatraz Island. Artemis' blue-hulled cat made up eight seconds sailing upwind toward the Golden Gate Bridge, but the Italians proved to be superior sailing downwind and pulled away.Shortly before the race, Luna Rossa...
Dangling technicians maintain oil platform

...and - for the first time in the Cook Inlet - oil platforms. Team members have rappelled down the Hoover Dam, the Golden Gate Bridge and the Brooklyn Bridge, among other iconic structures. Their work includes infrared monitoring, inspection and...
Alaska railroad efforts should not be minimized

...Alaska as "Nowhere". Aren't you? Coming from California, I remember hearing that many thought building the Golden Gate Bridge was considered building a Bridge to Nowhere. Our Alaska Pipeline was also presumed to be a Pipeline to Nowhere by...
Slack tide: The Answer is Blowin' in the Wind... or on Wikipedia

...of many important anniversaries: 100 years since the sinking of the Titanic, 75 years since the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge, 60 years since the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and perhaps most notably, three years since the release of...
The Golden Gate Bridge's fatal flaw

...citywide birthday party for the Golden Gate Bridge's 75th anniversary, one thing...last year, according to the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation...tragedies enacted on it?The Golden Gate Bridge is a public health hazard...


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