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A skyscraper under construction in San Francisco. (CBS)

Overseas Glass Shortage Delaying Construction Of New San Francisco High-Rises

Construction of the Bay Area’s newest skyscrapers has been hampered by delays costing millions of dollars. The delays are being blamed on a huge shortage of glass.

03/25/2015

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Accident At Construction Site Of New Apple Campus In Cupertino, Person Taken To Hospital

One person was taken to a hospital Wednesday following a construction accident in Cupertino Wednesday afternoon, according to fire officials.

03/18/2015

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Carpenter Fired For Freeing Wild Raccoon At San Francisco Construction Site

A carpenter was let go from his job after saving a wild raccoon at the San Francisco construction site where he worked.

03/09/2015

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Construction Crew’s Torch Sparks Fire At Santa Cruz Hotel

A construction crew using a torch caused a fire at a Santa Cruz hotel on Friday afternoon, a fire official said.

03/08/2015

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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