Worker Killed By Excavator At San Jose Construction SiteA worker was killed in an apparent construction accident in San Jose Tuesday morning.
Tech Developer Gets OK From Appeals Court To Build Big House On Berkeley HillsideA plan by technology developer Mitchell Kapor to build a 6,478-square-foot house with a 10-car garage on a Berkeley hillside has moved a step closer to fruition as a result of a favorable state appeals court ruling.
Bay Area Rental Prices Keep Rising, Cooling Economic GrowthThere's increasing evidence the price of housing is blunting the Bay Area's economic turnaround as renters continue to face mounting pressure.
30-Acre Green Roof Over Cupertino Would Be World's LargestA South Bay developer is reimagining an outdated Cupertino mall by building the world's largest green roof on top of it.
End To Grassy Lawns Ordered By California Officials Due To DroughtCalifornia officials are ordering an end to traditional grassy lawns for new homes and businesses as they continue targeting ornamental landscapes as a waste of water.
Woodside Taking On Construction Of Massive Basements The wealthy town of Woodside is taking on basements, as the community is dealing with a real estate trend of building down, not up.
New Presidio Parkway Reopens Hours Ahead Of ScheduleThe new Presidio Parkway in San Francisco reopened moments after 9 p.m. Sunday night, nearly eight hours ahead of schedule.
State Licensing Board Didn't Know Contractor In Berkeley Balcony Collapse Paid Millions In SettlementsThe construction company that built the Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony collapse killed six people nearly two weeks ago has paid out millions to settle numerous lawsuits alleging shoddy work.
Homeless Man Who Climbed 9-Story Construction Crane Near San Jose City Hall In Police Custody After 14-Hour StandoffA standoff where a homeless man climbed atop a crane that was 90-feet above the street near San Jose City Hall ended peacefully when the man descended on his own and was taken into police custody.
Experts: Berkeley Balcony Collapse ‘Shouldn’t Have Happened’A construction & premises safety expert weighs in on the deadly Berkeley balcony collapse and the potential factors that could have contributed to the structure's failure when at least 13 people plunged when it gave way.
Roads In 3 North Bay Towns Tied For Worst In Bay Area On MTC ListLarkspur, St. Helena, and Petaluma have the Bay Area’s worst roads according to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
East Bay Residents Unhappy Over $36M Water Park ConstructionIn the middle of a fourth year of drought in California, construction is underway for a massive, $36 million water park in the East Bay of San Francisco.