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Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

Balcony In Berkeley That Collapsed Had Passed Inspection Less Than A Year Ago

The fifth floor Berkeley apartment balcony that gave way, killing six and injuring seven others, had passed an inspection less than a year ago.

24 hours ago

Aerial view of collapsed balcony in Berkeley that killed 5. (CBS)

Building Inspectors Extra Busy After Deadly Berkeley Deck Collapse

Building inspectors are extra busy following a deadly deck collapse in Berkeley that sent 13 people plunging to the ground.

06/18/2015

A woman cries as she leaves flowers at the scene of a balcony collapse at an apartment building near UC Berkeley on June 16, 2015 in Berkeley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hundreds Mourn Irish Students Killed In Berkeley Balcony Collapse At Oakland Church

About 300 people, including some of their fellow Irish students, attended a somber Catholic Mass at Oakland’s cathedral for the six Irish students killed in a Berkeley balcony collapse.

06/17/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

Deadly Berkeley Balcony Collapse Linked To Water-Damaged Wooden Beams

The Berkeley mayor says the city should revisit its building codes after a balcony in an approved building collapsed, killing six people and injuring seven more.

06/17/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed at least 6 people. (CBS)

6 Dead, 7 Injured After Berkeley Balcony Collapse During 21st Birthday Party For Irish Citizen

A balcony at a Berkeley apartment complex collapsed early Tuesday morning, killing six people and wounding at least seven who plunged from several stories up.

06/16/2015

This crane toppled at a Santa Clara construction site. (CBS)

Crane Collapses At Construction Site Near Great America

It appears nobody was injured in a crane collapse at a construction site on the Great America Parkway Friday morning.

05/08/2015

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Contractor Says Collapsed Oakland House Was Accident Waiting To Happen, Inspectors Look For Violations

Cal/OSHA and city inspectors are investigating for potential violations by contractors after a North Oakland home collapsed Thursday, nearly crushing a person inside. A veteran contractor who examined this house told KPIX 5 that workers failed to brace the wall framing, which could have led to the collapse.

04/03/2015

Chopper 5 over a house collapse in Oakland on April 2, 2015. (CBS)

Construction Worker Survives After House In Oakland Collapses

A construction worker is lucky to be alive after the home he was working on collapsed in North Oakland Thursday morning.

04/02/2015

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Highway 101 Bypass Collapses in Willits; 3 Workers Injured

Three construction workers were injured after a section of the Willits Highway 101 bypass project collapsed Thursday afternoon.

01/22/2015

A view looking east toward man-made islands of the Lake Merritt Bird Sanctuary. The Bellevue-Staten apartment building is in view, and the Oakland/Piedmont Hills are in the background. (Wikipedia)

Report: Thousands Of Oakland Apartments Could Collapse In A Major Earthquake

The report found 22,000 rental units are at risk of failure. One out of 10 renters in Oakland lives in such a dwelling.

10/18/2014

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