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A fire destroyed an apartment building in Alameda Tuesday morning.  (CBS)

2-Alarm Fire Damages 3-Story Building In Alameda

A two-alarm fire that damaged six apartment units in Alameda was brought under control by firefighters Tuesday morning, according to a fire captain.

03/26/2013

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Job Training Center Gives 2nd Chance To Workers Building Bay Bridge

OAKLAND (CBS 5) – The new Bay Bridge isn’t just giving new life to the Bay Area, it’s also giving many of the workers building it a new beginning. Art Shanks has been re-energizing the […]

02/03/2013

The shuttered Solyndra headquarters in Fremont. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fremont Solyndra Factory Sold To Seagate For Fraction Of Original Price

Disk drive maker Seagate has reached a deal to buy the former Solyndra solar panel factory in Fremont for less than a third of the building’s original price tag.

11/15/2012

San Francisco Firefighters on the scene of a 4-alarm fire.  (CBS)

2 Firefighters Hurt In SF West Portal Restaurant Fire; Muni Disrupted

A four-alarm fire that started at a restaurant in San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood injured two firefighters and shut down light-rail service on multiple Municipal Railway lines this morning, fire and transit officials said.

10/12/2012

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Fire Burns In San Francisco Chinatown Building

San Francisco firefighters have extinguished a grease fire at a building in Chinatown Thursday afternoon, a fire department spokeswoman said.

07/26/2012

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George Lucas Donates Land To Create Downtown San Anselmo Park

The Star Wars and Indiana Jones creator, who lives a short distance from downtown San Anselmo, has agreed to donate a vacant building he owns in order to create a new park space. The lot sits directly north of the town’s main offices.

06/26/2012

Solar panels on the roof of a Bay Area home. (CBS)

Energy Regulations Expected To Push Up Prices For New California Homes

The California Energy Commission said the rules it approved unanimously Thursday will raise the average cost of a new home by nearly $2,300.

06/01/2012

The San Francisco 49ers broke ground on a new stadium in Santa Clara during a ceremony on April 19, 2012. (CBS)

Silicon Valley’s Building Trades Booming

Thanks to a number of big projects like the 49ers stadium, hospitals and office building construction, things are going gangbusters for building companies in Silicon Valley.

05/22/2012

Santa Clara construction for the new 49ers Stadium (CBS)

Santa Clara Stadium Construction Ramping Up Quickly

The stadium groundbreaking was earlier this month – but it was hardly a sign that the work was just commencing.

04/23/2012

Occupy SF protesters take over a vacant building at 888 Turk St. in San Francisco, April 1, 2012. (CBS)

Dozens Arrested After Occupy SF Protesters Invade Vacant Building

San Francisco police said dozens of Occupy San Francisco San Francisco protesters were arrested at a church-owned building Monday.

04/02/2012

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