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Cracks, doubts haunt Bay Bridge tower rods

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?

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Controlled burns meant to reduce fuels in American River Parkway

Motorists on the Capital City Freeway, Highway 160 or residents of the Woodlake neighborhood might see some smoke this week as firefighters burn high grass in a controlled manner to lessen the danger of wildfires later this summer.
Randy Pench The Sacramento Bee
Controlled burns meant to reduce fuels in American River Parkway 0:54

Controlled burns meant to reduce fuels in American River Parkway

Eight massive U.S. city landmarks 0:44

Eight massive U.S. city landmarks

CHP helicopter plucks man from South Yuba River 2:38

CHP helicopter plucks man from South Yuba River

A's, Giants on opposite ends of three-game weekend sweeps 1:09

A's, Giants on opposite ends of three-game weekend sweeps