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San Jose To Bakersfield May Be First Stretch Of California High Speed Rail To Be BuiltCalifornia’s high speed rail officials are now considering San Jose to Bakersfield as the first major stretch for service.
Major Gridlock Grips San Francisco As Construction Begins On Super Bowl CityKickoff for Super Bowl 50 is still days away, but major gridlock has already arrived in San Francisco due to construction on Super Bowl City.
SF Mayor Wants Construction Project Slowdown To Ease Super Bowl TrafficSan Francisco’s mayor wants to put the brakes on construction in the city to help traffic flow a little smoother during Super Bowl 50.
Carcinogenic Toxin Found In Soil Underneath Stanford Housing ProjectStanford University is making some big changes to a housing project after a potentially cancer-causing toxin was found in the soil.
San Francisco's Busy Van Ness Ave Closed This WeekendConstruction of a new underground pedestrian tunnel for a hospital project will cause the closure of a portion of busy Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco from early Friday until late Sunday.
3-Day Closure Of Van Ness Avenue At Geary Begins FridayConstruction of a new underground pedestrian tunnel for a hospital project will cause the closure of a portion of busy Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco from early Friday until late Sunday.
Crews Pour Foundation For San Francisco’s Soon-To-Be Tallest BuildingOn Sunday, the corner of Fremont and Mission in San Francisco’s South of Market became a construction site of epic proportions.
Construction Jobs To Grow Significantly In Coming YearsThe U.S. government predicts that 1,600,000 new construction jobs will be created by 2022. Construction managers in the San Francisco Bay Area can earn as much as $124,000 a year. CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger reports.
Los Angeles Orders Costly Quake Retrofit For Over 13,000 BuildingsThousands of older wood and concrete apartment buildings that would be vulnerable to collapse in a major earthquake would get costly upgrades under sweeping retrofitting rules passed Friday by the Los Angeles City Council.
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.

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