Most of the robberies have targeted private contractors remodeling houses, but police have not determined whether the incidents were carried out by the same people, said Oakland Police Department spokeswoman Officer Johnna Watson.
Representatives for the San Francisco 49ers say they reached another milestone in their estimated $1.2 billion stadium project in Santa Clara. Workers now have installed half the steel beams that will form the backbone of the stadium.
A $31 million construction project at Oakland International Airport was brought to a halt this week and thousands are being lost each day due to Congress’ inaction to reauthorize funding for the FAA.
PG&E workers have capped a gas line in Brentwood that was broken earlier Friday morning by a construction crew, PG&E spokeswoman Brandi Ehlers said.