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Despite ‘No’ Votes By Local Reps, California Projects Get Big Boost From Congressional Spending Bill

California received funding for a long list of programs and projects from a new $1.1 trillion congressional spending bill passed late Saturday night, despite most California representatives voting against it.

12/15/2014

(CBS)

Crews Rescue Worker Stuck 22 Stories Up In Downtown San Jose Construction Site

A worker at a Downtown San Jose building under construction was rescued after becoming stuck hundreds of feet up inside a construction elevator Thursday night.

12/04/2014

A construction guard in East Oakland armed with a shotgun in response to a spike in crimes in the area. (CBS)

Hispanic Males Targeted In Oakland Robberies On ‘Mexican Friday’

A stretch of International Boulevard in Oakland has seen a dramatic spike in crime targeting Hispanic males on what’s been dubbed “Mexican Friday.”

11/19/2014

Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco. (CBS)

Rapid Bus Lanes Coming To San Francisco’s Van Ness Ave.; Expect Less Parking Space

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors has approved major changes to traffic and parking along Van Ness Avenue to make way for Bus Rapid Transit lanes.

11/19/2014

A 60-foot steel column soon to be erected as part of San Francisco's Transbay Transit Center. (Photo credit: Janice Wright)

Construction Of San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center Reaches Above Ground For The First Time

San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center reached a milestone this week when construction came above ground for the first time.

11/07/2014

California Earthquake generic

Report Says Active Earthquake Fault Running Through Site Of Hollywood’s Largest Planned Development

The project includes 39-story and 35-story skyscrapers that would dwarf existing buildings.

11/06/2014

Crews dig for the body of a man killed at a Milpitas construction site. (CBS)

Arrest Made In Milpitas Accident Where Construction Worker Was Buried Alive

Authorities have arrested the CEO of a construction company in the death of a carpenter who was buried alive by a dirt wall at a Milpitas’ construction site.

11/04/2014

(CBS SF)

Fire Destroys 2 Pleasanton Homes Under Construction

A one-alarm fire at Valley and Bernal avenues in Pleasanton destroyed two homes under construction in a new subdivision Tuesday morning and damaged two others, according to fire officials.

11/04/2014

Petaluma police are investigating the theft of an excavator from a construction site. (Source: Petaluma Police)

Neighbors Watch As $40K Caterpillar Excavator Stolen From Petaluma Construction Site

Petaluma police said today they are investigating the recent theft of a $40,000 excavator from a construction site.

11/03/2014

Bay Bridge Steel Plates

Steel Plates On Roadway Slow Bay Bridge Commute To A Crawl

Commuters who factored in the usual lighter traffic across the Bay Bridge this Friday likely found themselves turning up late to work after a painfully slow commute from the East Bay.

10/17/2014

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