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    The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

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    About eighty years ago, engineers were able to build a bridge on time and within budget with no problem; today, most of the projects take extra time and money to finish. What exactly happened between now and eighty years ago that caused such a drastic shift? It is clearly not the engineers nor the technology; in fact, those have only improved over time. Today, engineers are faced with much more than designing and building the infrastructure, as they were before. They compete with politicians for

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    Home Is Where the Kooks Are: San Francisco’s Eccentrics Each community and each culture has its social norms. Whether vocalized or not, there is an unspoken set of rules that govern what is appropriate for those living amidst a certain culture. In Japan it is customary to remove your shoes before entering someone’s home. In some Middle Eastern cultures, the women must cover their heads in public at all times. But in San Francisco it is customary to have no customs at all. You don’t want to put on

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    Essay On Oakland

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    Apartment Living in Oakland, CA Overview There’s a lot that could be said to convince you that renting apartments in Oakland would be one of the best decisions of your life. Maybe you’d be interested in the fact that Oakland is a smart city; it’s one of the top cities when counting residents with bachelor’s degrees. Maybe you’d be intrigued by the fact that Oakland is known for its ethnic diversity, as well as its sustainability practices. Many more facts could be spewed at you, and they’d all add

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    commonly known as Van, and Jose, live in San Francisco, California. These four students work to defend themselves against what they see as attacks by the government and schools on the Bill of Rights after a terrorist attack on the Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco, California. Little Brother portrays how surveillance has increased in San Francisco due to attacks and other illegal activities. As the story unfolds, surveillance increases in not only in San Francisco, but also throughout the entire world

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    Oakland, CA

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    The Forgotten City This paper will discuss the many unique aspects of Oakland, California. Divided into five major parts, Oakland is a very diverse city. The five major parts include: Downtown Oakland which is located in the heart of the city, East Oakland which consists of the majority of the city, West Oakland, North Oakland, and the Oakland hills where the terrain is quite different from other parts of the city. While many may perceive the population to mainly consist of African Americans and

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    Alcatraz Description

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    San Francisco is a very unique place.With a population of 725,000 its culture is unlike any other. The city has so many different experiences that you do not want to miss. If you ever plan to travel to San Francisco you should know about their attractions, transportation, and some of their interesting facts. San Francisco’s attractions are unlike any other. One of the most popular attraction is Alcatraz. This is different from any other attraction because it is a former federal prison. Most people

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    Hello Class, For this discussion, I have chosen the sports property of the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors play in the NBA within the Pacific Division and have a large local and regional fan base in the city of Oakland and state of California. Even though the Warriors have a large fan following, there are several ways of extending the Warriors brand reach beyond the basketball court with conventional sports minded consumers and non-sports fans. In order to accomplish this, the Warriors must

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    building via an unused utility corridor, and escaped Alcatraz Island aboard a raft.(wikipedia)In 1962, the prisoners escaped using a raft, and were never seen again. But if they left in like midnight I think they died in the freezing cold waters of San Francisco Bay. The Fake heads This prison break - dramatized by Clint Eastwood in the film Escape from Alcatraz - is one of the most daring and intricate escapes ever attempted. Three bank robbers spent months digging an escape tunnel

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    Racism In San Francisco

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    through your veins. I'm in San Francisco to execute some local triad boss, who got in over his head with the Boston mob. Its not a pretty job, but at least I can leave the frozen tundra of Massachusetts for the foggy grounds of the Zodiac Killer. I’m in San Francisco to end the rule of a Triad who had my boss’s son beaten to a pulp after one too many hands of blackjack. …or at least, I should say, I'm on my way to San Francisco. It has been three hours since I left Oakland for “The City” and I haven’t

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    The History of San Francisco Bay Area

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    The Bay Area is an interesting place with a unique geology and formation. The San Francisco Bay, also known as San Francisco Estuarine, consists of three bays, San Francisco Proper, San Pablo Bay, Carquinez Strait, and has a vast inland river delta. The river delta provides fresh water to the bays. The estuarine system provides food, safety, and shelter to many organisms and animals, including humans. (San Francisco Estuarine Wetlands) Along the bays lie major cities such as San Francisco, Oakland

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    The San Francisco Golden Gate Exhibition 1939-1940 In 1939, the city of San Francisco hosted an international exhibition, named the Golden Gate Fair in honor of the construction by the city of the world's two largest suspension bridges, the Golden Gate and San Francisco-Oakland, which spanned the San Francisco Bay. With all the skill that could be mustered by American engineers, an island was constructed amidst the Pacific waters, becoming the largest ever manmade island. Christened Treasure Island

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    “The City by the Bay,” and “The Fog City” all describe the lovely San Francisco. San Francisco is a famous city located in Northern California and has many attractions that bring tourists from all around the world to this beautiful destination each year. San Francisco is known for the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, Pier 39, and much more! It is the fourth most populated city in California, with more than eight hundred thousand residents. Built on forty-three hills, San Francisco covers over forty-six

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    Jack London Square

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    Jack London Square The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, the Gothic architecture of the University of Chicago, Mardi gras, the Great Wall of China--all are highly visible landmarks, characteristics, or events that are emblematic of a particular place. In a more subtle way, there are other "landmarks" that are less recognizable but nonetheless suggest a specific place. Perhaps it is the local mall, or spring tulips in your garden, or abandoned warehouses, or an annual Fourth of July parade

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    for its entire 20-mile length. Note the blue line on the opposite bank, which indicates the path of a passenger monorail system between the City of Long Beach and Los Angeles Union Station, and extending along the river to Warner Center in the West San Fernando Valley, a continuous fifty miles from Long Beach

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    At 5:12 a.m. on April 18, 1906, the people of San Francisco were abruptly awaken to one of the world’s most expensive and impacting earthquakes of the 20th century. The magnitude of the earthquake is debatable, ranging from 7.7 to as high as 8.2. However, the most accepted measurement is 7.9. The main shock epicenter occurred offshore 3.2 km from the city, near Mussel Rock. It ruptured along the San Andreas Fault northward and southward for 476 km (296 miles). The quake was felt from Oregon to Los

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    Alcatraz

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    As the cold waters rush into the San Francisco Bay, they crash up against an island standing in the strait. This rock is hidden by the fog and isolated by the chilling waters of the Pacific that flow in and out every day. It has a gloom that hangs about its rocky face most know it as Alcatraz but the men who experienced this island, referred to her as “The Rock”. To the men confined there, it is not only the ultimate in isolation but the most ironic because they are there in the midst of the activity

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    History Of Epoxy Resins

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    polymer concrete was first used as a wearing course in the repair of popouts and spalled areas on the surfaces of various concrete bridge decks in California in 1957, on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, and in industrial plants and warehouses. The epoxy polymer concrete consisted primarily of the epoxy resin system and clean, dry well-graded sand. By 1963, several bridges in various parts of the United

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    How to solve the foreclosure crisis. Solving the foreclosure crisis will depend on the contribution, and reward, of many stakeholders. In one neighborhood alone, West Oakland in the San Francisco Bay Area, there were almost three hundred foreclosures and short sales this year alone. This has had many ill effects: displaced residents, blighted neighborhoods, torn social structures, increased crime and further erosion of home values, all contributing to yet more foreclosures in a downwardly spiraling

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    Volcanoes

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    this to happen'. KT 39; Costs; economic and human. · Total economic damage of around $10 billion. · 42 died in Oakland, 60 miles from the epicentre. 400 injuries from the Cypress structure. · 59 water mains burst, but 100+ gas mains were ruptured. · 10 000 were left homeless, 62 died.· The Nimitz highway, and Cypress structure, and sections of the Bay Bridge collapsed, due to structural failure. They were subject to ten times the amount of force for which they were designed

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    black beret. This image is formed through the thousands of posters and t-shirts once worn as a form of propaganda. The Black Panther Party may have been seen as a prominently male organization, but to everyone’s surprise it was two-thirds female. In Oakland, California during October in 1966, Huey Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. This revolutionary national organization aimed to challenge police brutality, poverty, and racial injustice. It devised a ten-point platform

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