Across the Bay, Alameda, California is home to an assortment of Navy ships including the USS Hornet.  Commissioned in November 1943, the USS Hornet played an active role in the Pacific Ocean during World War II.  She also served in the Korean War and Vietnam War before recovering astronauts returning from space as part of the […]

The Bay Bridge opened for traffic in November 1936 and has one of the longest spans in the United States.  Nearly 240,000 vehicles travel across the bridge daily.  A replacement bridge built alongside the original opened in September 2013.  It cost over $6.5 billion to build and is currently the world’s widest bridge. On a […]