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Aerial view of Interstate 280 flyover in San Francisco at Sixth St. exit ramp (left). (CBS)

Weekend Construction Project On I-280 Completed

A piece of Southbound Interstate 280 in San Francisco was reopened around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning following a construction project over the Memorial Day weekend

05/27/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Homeless Man Stabs Construction Workers After Being Told To Stop Urinating On Site

Two people were stabbed by a homeless man after they tried to get him to stop urinating at a construction site in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood Monday afternoon, police said.

05/26/2014

Site of construction worker death in San Jose (photo credit: Chris Filippi)

Worker Falls To His Death At San Jose Construction Site

A worker unloading sheet rock at a San Jose construction site fell to his death Wednesday afternoon according to police.

05/21/2014

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Petaluma Subcontractor Cited, Fined In San Francisco Mission Bay Condo Fire

San Francisco fire officials said Monday that TC Steel of Petaluma was the subcontractor whose work is believed to have started the large blaze at a construction site in the city’s Mission Bay neighborhood in March.

05/19/2014

A view moments after a crash between two cars at the Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza Monday caused by one car making an illegal turn. (CBS)

Crash Caught On Video Illustrates Dangerous Illegal Turns Near Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza

Drivers surprised by a new exit location are trying to avoid driving over the Golden Gate Bridge after they miss the last San Francisco exit by making a risky, illegal turn which could prove disastrous as one incident illustrated Monday.

05/12/2014

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1,700 New Affordable Housing Units Slated For San Francisco Site

A preliminary agreement announced Monday will likely pave the way for the construction of nearly 1,700 new affordable housing units in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley to start next year.

04/28/2014

A sign at the site where construction is set to begin on one of the biggest development projects in San Jose history. (CBS)

Clues Point To Apple As Mystery Tenant Of Massive San Jose Construction Project

Nobody loves a secret – and the associated publicity – more than Apple Inc. That’s why many in the tech community are betting that iPhone maker is the future resident of the city’s biggest-ever office project.

04/25/2014

Protesters shout slogans in front of a McDonald's restaurant in south Los Angeles where fast-food workers and their supporters gathered to protest wage theft on April 3, 2014. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Growing Problem Of Wage Theft Affecting Thousands In Silicon Valley

In 2012-2013, the almost 2,000 workers in Santa Clara County who filed claims were awarded $8.4 million in owed wages, but only a third of that total has been collected.

04/21/2014

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

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