The fifth floor Berkeley apartment balcony that gave way, killing six and injuring seven others, had passed an inspection less than a year ago.
Building inspectors are extra busy following a deadly deck collapse in Berkeley that sent 13 people plunging to the ground.
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.
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.
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.
It appears nobody was injured in a crane collapse at a construction site on the Great America Parkway Friday morning.
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.
A construction worker is lucky to be alive after the home he was working on collapsed in North Oakland Thursday morning.
Three construction workers were injured after a section of the Willits Highway 101 bypass project collapsed Thursday afternoon.
The report found 22,000 rental units are at risk of failure. One out of 10 renters in Oakland lives in such a dwelling.