Bay Bridge officials said they repositioned skewed anchor rods that attach the span’s main cable. But a leading expert raised doubts about the solution. Other tests leave questions about rods that secure the tower.
Recent tests revealed cracks on one of the massive steel rods that help anchor the new Bay Bridge tower. Caltrans says the bridge does not need the rods to survive an earthquake. If that’s the case, why did the state spend millions on them?
Coxswain Louis Harold Erwin, a World War II Navy veteran, spent four days and five nights at sea after the USS Indianapolis sank. Here, he discusses what it was like to slowly lose his shipmates to madness, drowning and sharks.
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USS Indianapolis survivor describes what it was like to be on the ship that day
Would-be robbers caught on camera in Del Paso Heights
Paul the Potato gets his first taste of solid food
Watch Sacramento Fire Academy recruits go through the Thirty Hour Day