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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

George Lucas (Photo by Abby Brack/Getty Images)

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

Construction work at the San Francisco Doyle Drive replacement project. (CBS)

Funding Gap Closed On SF Doyle Drive Construction Project

City officials and San Francisco commuters can breathe a sigh of relief now that a $54 million funding gap in the billion dollar Doyle Drive project was finally filled.

03/01/2012

Cranes hover over a construction site. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley Sees Large Boost In Construction

The new year could bring some much needed relief to the hard hit construction sector in Silicon Valley, with a number of major projects expected to break ground in the next few months.

12/22/2011

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2 Dangling Window Washers Rescued From San Francisco High-Rise

Two window washers were rescued from a high-rise in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood Thursday morning after the scaffolding they were on gave way, a fire department spokeswoman said.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/04/2011

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