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8 West Oakland Construction Workers Robbed At Gunpoint

A crew renovating an Oakland apartment building was held up in the middle of the afternoon Monday.

02/11/2014

Carquinez Bridge

Phil Matier: Carquinez Bolt Problems Foreshadowed Bay Bridge Mess

Caltrans is already facing tough questions raised in the wake of a highly critical report and a state senate committee hearing on engineers’ alerting agency managers about cracked welds on the Bay Bridge’s eastern span.

01/27/2014

An artist's rendition of the future of Candlestick Point (Lennar Urban)

Developer Offers Vision For The Future Of Candlestick Park

The development company that will reshape the Candlestick Park area after the structure is demolished has released a video of what they expect the site to look like upon completion.

01/21/2014

Bay Bridge Bolts

Caltrans Says Bolt Problem On New Bay Bridge Permanently Fixed

Workers have finished a permanent fix for problem bolts on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, a Caltrans spokesman said Wednesday.

12/18/2013

A child adjusts a flag on a grave at the San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

GPS Technology Guiding Presidio Cemetery Facelift

The Presidio Cemetery is the resting place for 30,000 Americans veterans and their families. Keeping the hallowed ground looking perfect has been anything but restful – but that is changing.

11/08/2013

Ed Lee

San Francisco’s Mayor Touts Mid-Market Revitalization Ahead Of Twitter IPO

In anticipation of Twitter’s initial public offering this week, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee took a stroll down Market Street on Monday to check out and assess the rapidly changing Mid-Market area.

11/04/2013

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Project Underway To Transform Oakland Army Base Into Cargo Hub

City and state officials broke ground Friday on a $500 million redevelopment project at a former U.S. Army base that will create a new hub for transporting cargo into and out of Oakland.

11/01/2013

A Caltrans worker was killed while working along I-680 in Milpitas. (CBS)

Worker Killed Along I-680 In Milpitas; Driver Arrested For Alleged DUI

A 20-year-old Gilroy man was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI after fatally striking a construction worker and injuring another alongside Interstate Highway 680 in Milpitas early this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

11/01/2013

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New Palo Alto Homes Required To Have Wiring For Electric Car Chargers

The Palo Alto city council voted unanimously Tuesday to require new homes to come pre-wired for electric car charging systems.

09/25/2013

Construction crews working on a Caltrain-related project broke a gas main in suburban San Bruno around 9 p.m. Sunday. (CBS)

Gas Main Capped After Caltrain Construction Crew Severs San Bruno Pipe

Workers have capped a gas leak in San Bruno that shut down commuter train service in two directions.

09/23/2013

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