The suicide net is a coarse web of steel designed to catch and cradle people who jump and was set to be completed in 2021. It is now expected to be built by 2023, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Thursday.
The 20-year project to retrofit the Golden Gate Bridge is entering its final phase. Tom Vacar reports.
Officials with the Golden Gate Bridge District are promising tighter security after a video shows teenage boys scaling the tower, doing somersaults and dangling off the edge.
Officials who oversee the Golden Gate Bridge are reviewing their security procedures after daredevils scaled the bridge and posted video on YouTube. Tom Vacar reports.
Since 1937, it's believed nearly 2,000 people have jumped to their death off the Golden Gate Bridge. It has been called a suicide magnet. On Thursday, it was announced a suicide barrier will be completed by January 2021.
City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that rental car giant Hertz Corp. and a business partner swindled San Francisco customers out of millions of dollars in hidden fees to cover bridge tolls. Tara Moriarty reports.
Organizers aren't calling it a protest, but will take to the Golden Gate Bridge on Inauguration Day and form a human chain, but say traffic won't be disrupted.
Officials hope the barriers will reduce the number of people who try to kill themselves by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge bridge. Tom Vacar reports.