Cold Spring Bridge Coverage

Suicide Barrier Suit Filed

Marc McGinnes won't concede the battle for Cold Spring Bridge. Read story.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Funding Found for Suicide Barrier

Cold Spring Bridge suicide barrier project overcomes monetary obstacles. Read story.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Man Leaps to Death from Cold Spring Bridge

It was the first such suicide this year and the 48th since the structure was built in 1963. Read story.

Monday, January 5, 2009

Another Cold Spring Bridge Suicide

Gregory Allen Pitts, a 56-year-old man from Santa Barbara, jumped on Thursday morning. Read story.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

SBCAG Gives Nod to Cold Spring Suicide Barrier

Opponents vow to pursue litigation to preserve historic bridge. Read story.

Friday, October 17, 2008

Man's Bridge Jump Leads to Death

The San Luis Obispo resident is the third person to commit suicide on the bridge this year. Read story.

Friday, September 12, 2008

Caltrans Insists Funding Exists for Cold Spring Bridge Project

Project opponents say that proposed suicide barrier lacks necessary funding. Read story.

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Caltrans Gives Public Glimpse of Cold Spring Suicide Barrier

North County residents to get peek at similar meeting tonight in Solvang. Read story.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Friends of the Bridge Continue Their Fight

Activists continue to oppose the Cold Spring suicide barrier. Read story.

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Despite Some Opposition, Cold Spring Bridge Plan Advances

No sooner was the draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) out for a barrier intended to prevent suicide jumpers from taking flight off Cold Spring Bridge than opponents were attacking it and the barrier concept in general. Read story.

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Jumper Dies at Cold Spring Bridge

A 60-year-old Santa Barbara County resident leaped to his death from Cold Spring Bridge to his death on 2/17. Read story.

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Suicide Barriers Examined for Cold Springs Bridge

Gary Spielman weighed in on the debate surrounding the possible construction of suicide barriers on the Cold Spring Canyon arch bridge. Read story.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Study Concludes Bridge Suicide Barriers Ineffective

Professor Garrett Glasgow of UCSB's political science department recently completed a study for Caltrans on a possible suicide prevention barrier for Cold Springs Bridge. Read story.

Thursday, September 27, 2007

Meeting Discusses Plans for Cold Springs Bridge Barrier

Read story.

Thursday, August 2, 2007

Safety Barrier to Be Built on Cold Spring Bridge

Read story.

Thursday, June 14, 2007
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