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World's Largest LED Light Sculpture Lights Up The Bay Bridge

List: The New Bay Bridge’s Biggest Problems

From emergency repairs, to questionable construction, the Bay Bridge has had plenty of problems on both spans recently. Here’s a list of some highlights in our coverage.

04/14/2014

Model of the Transbay Tower, to be named after Salesforce.com. (CBS)

Salesforce To Anchor 61-Story Transbay Tower In San Francisco; Tallest West Coast Building

A high-rise building under construction in San Francisco will be named for Salesforce.com and is expected to be the tallest building on the West Coast according to company officials who made an announcement Friday.

04/11/2014

San Jose firefighters battle a house fire on Mossbrook Circle. (CBS)

Eichler Homes Burned In San Jose Inferno Among Bay Area House Designs Susceptible To Fire

A gas-fueled fire in San Jose Monday moved quickly through three homes has highlighted the design risks of certain types of homes, including the Eichler style structures popular in much of the Bay Area.

04/08/2014

A rendering of the proposed second Apple Inc. campus in Cupertino (Apple Inc.)

Drivers Blame Apple’s Cupertino Spaceship Campus Construction For Bad Traffic

Construction on Apple’s Spaceship campus is about to lift off into its second phase, but area motorists say it’s resulting in traffic gridlock.

04/01/2014

This photo taken on January 23, 2011 shows wild ducks flying around a bird sanctuary in the town of Candaba, Pampanga province, north of Manila. The number of birds flying south to important wintering grounds in the Philippines has fallen sharply this year, with experts saying the dramatic demise of wetlands and hunting are to blame. AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Bird-Safe Building Becoming A Priority For Bay Area Businesses

A look at planned building projects in San Francisco indicates glass filled structures are a big part of the city’s future. So what is being done to protect the birds from the city to the South Bay?

03/25/2014

Chopper 5 over a fire at a construction site at 4th Street and China Basin in San Francisco on March 11, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Mission Bay Construction Worker Watches Work Go Up In Flames

A carpenter watched six-months worth of work go up in flames during Tuesday’s Mission Bay fire. The apartment complex under construction is now considered a total loss.

03/12/2014

Chopper 5 over a fire at a construction site at 4th Street and China Basin in San Francisco on March 11, 2014. (CBS)

Huge Fire Burns San Francisco Building Under Construction Near AT&T Park

Nearly 150 firefighters tackled a five-alarm blaze that burned at a building under construction in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood Tuesday evening.

03/11/2014

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Longest-Ever Golden Gate Bridge Closure Planned For October

For the first time in its history, the Golden Gate Bridge will have to be shutdown for a weekend so work crews can install a new moveable-median barrier, a bridge spokeswoman said.

03/11/2014

Work site where scaffolding collapsed on February 20, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Workers Expected To Recover After Fall From Scaffolding In San Francisco’s SoMa

Two workers who fell Thursday from scaffolding at a skyscraper under construction in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood are expected to survive their injuries, a senior vice president with the project’s construction company said Friday.

02/21/2014

Work site where scaffolding collapsed on February 20, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Workers Injured After Scaffolding Collapse In San Francisco

Two construction workers fell more than 30 feet and were extricated from beneath the scaffolding.

02/20/2014

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