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The Fox Theatre in all its glory is located in the Uptown district in Oakland. (Photo by Kristina Ruiz-Healy)

Oakland Hotel Room Shortage Could Lead To Construction Boom

There’s a shortage of hotel rooms in Oakland, but that could change if developers get approval for a number of construction projects.

03/02/2015

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Man Killed In Crash After Speeding Into Construction Zone On I-580 In Oakland

A 25-year-old man was killed after he sped his way into a construction zone on Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland early Saturday morning, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said Sunday.

03/01/2015

The self-anchored suspension tower of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Latest Problem For New Bay Bridge Involves $4 Million Maintenance Elevator

The glass elevator, which transports maintenance workers to the top of the suspension tower, has been out of service since early January.

02/04/2015

Art Shanks (right)  watches a construction class at The Cypress Mandela Project in Oakland. (CBS)

Earthquake Rescuer Builds Training Program For Builders

The Loma Prieta earthquake changed a lot of lives back in 1989. Thanks to the creativity and hard work of this week’s Jefferson Award, it’s still changing lives today.. for the better.

01/21/2015

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Palo Alto Demands Fix For Loose Glass Shards Found In Sidewalks

Officials in Palo Alto asked a contractor to repair sidewalks along a downtown street, after complaints that the polished glass in the sidewalks has become a hazard for pedestrians.

01/21/2015

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Golden Gate Bridge Reopens After Movable Median Barriers Installed Over Weekend

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Golden Gate Bridge reopened Sunday evening after the longest closure of the span ever to allow installation of a movable median barrier. The bridge opened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, about […]

01/11/2015

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Movable Golden Gate Bridge Barrier Now In Place; Roadwork Continues Sunday

The movable median barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge was completely placed down Saturday evening. The span remains closed to auto traffic Sunday as crews finished striping and repairing the roadway.

01/11/2015

Construction workers build a parking garage. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

More Latino Construction Workers Are Dying On The Job

While the industry gets safer overall, the number of Latino construction workers dying on the job is on the rise.

01/09/2015

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Former Estate Of Donner Party Survivor Turned Into $30M SJ Development For Low Income, Homeless

A $30 million housing complex broke ground in San Jose Friday, where 20 percent of the units will be set aside for homeless and low income, putting them right alongside some of Silicon Valley’s highest paid workers.

01/09/2015

A neighborhood in San Leandro. (CBS)

San Leandro Offering $3,000 To Residents For Earthquake Retrofits

What if someone offered to give you thousands of dollars for a home improvement project? San Leandro is offering residents that amount to retrofit their homes for an earthquake.

01/06/2015

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