Finger-Pointing Begins After Dozens Killed In Oakland Warehouse FireAn Oakland community group is accusing city administrators of not being proactive in addressing buildings known to be fire hazards.
SoMa Residential Project May Be Leasing Rent-Controlled Units To Tourists, City Attorney SaysSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced Thursday that a newly-constructed residential development project in the city’s South of Market neighborhood appears to be unlawfully leasing out rent-controlled units to tourists on a short-term basis.
Building Damaged By Mission District Fire Could Sell For $20 MillionA 108-year-old building in San Francisco’s Mission District badly damaged by a fire that took the life of one man could sell for $20 million.
House In Front Of Children's Hospital Oakland Could Be Yours, If You Can Take It AwayThe little house that looks so out of place in front of Children’s Hospital Oakland is looking for a new plot of land to call home, and the hospital is willing to pay thousands of dollars for someone to take it away.
Building Inspectors Extra Busy After Deadly Berkeley Deck CollapseBuilding inspectors are extra busy following a deadly deck collapse in Berkeley that sent 13 people plunging to the ground.
Cal/OSHA Faults Employer In Window Washer’s Fall In Downtown San FranciscoIt was on November 21, 2014 when Pedro Perez lost his balance and fell from the building, landing on a moving car.
Former Estate Of Donner Party Survivor Turned Into $30M SJ Development For Low Income, HomelessA $30 million housing complex broke ground in San Jose Friday, where 20 percent of the units will be set aside for homeless and low income, putting them right alongside some of Silicon Valley's highest paid workers.
West Oakland Food Pantry That Serves 400 Families Threatened With ClosureA dispute between the building's owner, who served on the board, and the board of directors over rent means the non-profit could close as soon as this weekend.
San Francisco’s Homeless Youth Alliance Launches Campaign To Find A New HomeThe organization was evicted from its building on Haight Street last Christmas and has been looking for a permanent new home ever since.
Window Washer Endures Surgeries, Remains In Critical Condition After 11-Story Fall From San Francisco BuildingThe family of a man who survived an 11-story fall in San Francisco's Financial District last week wants to remain anonymous, but released a statement that he's recovering from surgery and thanked those who helped him.
Security To Be Increased At Federal Government Buildings In D.C., Other Cities In 'Precautionary Step'Security will be increased at various federal government buildings in Washington and other major American cities, the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday in what it described as a “precautionary step.”
Crews Rescue Window Washers Stuck Outside Downtown Oakland High-RiseCrews rescued two window washers stuck on malfunctioning equipment outside of a high-rise in downtown Oakland Thursday morning.