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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

Workers drill into concrete on the underside of the newly constructed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on May 23, 2013 in Oakland, California. Bridge workers began installing large steel saddles over two seismic safety devices on the new East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to fix a problem with broken bolts on two shear keys. The bridge has been under construction since 2002 with an estimated price tag of $6.3 billion and will have the world's tallest Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower once completed. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Contractor Could Face Fines Of $25,000 A Day For Unfinished Work

Caltrans is threatening to fine American Bridge/Fluor daily as long as the work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is incomplete.

12/31/2014

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Despite ‘No’ Votes By Local Reps, California Projects Get Big Boost From Congressional Spending Bill

California received funding for a long list of programs and projects from a new $1.1 trillion congressional spending bill passed late Saturday night, despite most California representatives voting against it.

12/15/2014

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Crews Rescue Worker Stuck 22 Stories Up In Downtown San Jose Construction Site

A worker at a Downtown San Jose building under construction was rescued after becoming stuck hundreds of feet up inside a construction elevator Thursday night.

12/04/2014

A construction guard in East Oakland armed with a shotgun in response to a spike in crimes in the area. (CBS)

Hispanic Males Targeted In Oakland Robberies On ‘Mexican Friday’

A stretch of International Boulevard in Oakland has seen a dramatic spike in crime targeting Hispanic males on what’s been dubbed “Mexican Friday.”

11/19/2014

Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco. (CBS)

Rapid Bus Lanes Coming To San Francisco’s Van Ness Ave.; Expect Less Parking Space

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors has approved major changes to traffic and parking along Van Ness Avenue to make way for Bus Rapid Transit lanes.

11/19/2014

A 60-foot steel column soon to be erected as part of San Francisco's Transbay Transit Center. (Photo credit: Janice Wright)

Construction Of San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center Reaches Above Ground For The First Time

San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center reached a milestone this week when construction came above ground for the first time.

11/07/2014

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Report Says Active Earthquake Fault Running Through Site Of Hollywood’s Largest Planned Development

The project includes 39-story and 35-story skyscrapers that would dwarf existing buildings.

11/06/2014

Crews dig for the body of a man killed at a Milpitas construction site. (CBS)

Arrest Made In Milpitas Accident Where Construction Worker Was Buried Alive

Authorities have arrested the CEO of a construction company in the death of a carpenter who was buried alive by a dirt wall at a Milpitas’ construction site.

11/04/2014

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