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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

San Jose firefighters battle a house fire on Mossbrook Circle. (CBS)

Eichler Homes Burned In San Jose Inferno Among Bay Area House Designs Susceptible To Fire

A gas-fueled fire in San Jose Monday moved quickly through three homes has highlighted the design risks of certain types of homes, including the Eichler style structures popular in much of the Bay Area.

04/08/2014

A rendering of the proposed second Apple Inc. campus in Cupertino (Apple Inc.)

Drivers Blame Apple’s Cupertino Spaceship Campus Construction For Bad Traffic

Construction on Apple’s Spaceship campus is about to lift off into its second phase, but area motorists say it’s resulting in traffic gridlock.

04/01/2014

This photo taken on January 23, 2011 shows wild ducks flying around a bird sanctuary in the town of Candaba, Pampanga province, north of Manila. The number of birds flying south to important wintering grounds in the Philippines has fallen sharply this year, with experts saying the dramatic demise of wetlands and hunting are to blame. AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Bird-Safe Building Becoming A Priority For Bay Area Businesses

A look at planned building projects in San Francisco indicates glass filled structures are a big part of the city’s future. So what is being done to protect the birds from the city to the South Bay?

03/25/2014

Chopper 5 over a fire at a construction site at 4th Street and China Basin in San Francisco on March 11, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Mission Bay Construction Worker Watches Work Go Up In Flames

A carpenter watched six-months worth of work go up in flames during Tuesday’s Mission Bay fire. The apartment complex under construction is now considered a total loss.

03/12/2014

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