Over in the LA Times!

It is the second- or third-most-jumped-off bridge in the U.S., behind the Golden Gate (and by some estimates the Coronado), and its overland portion looms above the neighborhood of Fremont, which for decades has lived with the unsettling possibility that a body could come hurtling past at any moment.

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Its reign of terror is coming to an end with the installation of a suicide prevention barrier (at last). Feel the hometown pride.

The Aurora Bridge under construction in 1931.
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  • The Aurora Bridge under construction in 1931.