Santa Rosa Contractor Fatally Crushed While Removing Wildfire DebrisThe wine country wildfires have claimed another victim. This one, a clean-up worker.
Concerns Raised Over Lapses By Santa Rosa Debris Clean-Up ContractorSome complaints are being raised in the North Bay about environmental and safety lapses of a contractor doing clean-up from the devastating fires in October.
Contractor Scales Back Clean-Up Crews In North Bay Fire ZoneA clean-up company on Wednesday was scaling back operations in the North Bay fire zone amid allegations the business may have less of a financial incentive to keep more crews on the job.
Worker Using Boring Machine In San Jose Shocked By Underground Live WireA construction worker using a boring machine at an underground site in San Jose Wednesday morning was shocked by a live wire, sending him to the hospital, fire and PG&E officials said.
Storm Damage Makes Homeowners Easy Prey For Illicit ContractorsWith many Bay Area homes sustaining damage in the recent storms, a huge demand has been created for contractors to do repairs.
Berkeley Balcony Collapse Victim Speaks Out To Prevent More DeathsA victim of last year's Berkeley balcony collapse is speaking out about the worst night of her life and what the state can do to prevent future catastrophes.
10 Unlicensed Contractors Cited In Petaluma Sting OperationTen unlicensed contractors were cited in a sting operation last week in Petaluma, the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office said.
State Licensing Board Didn't Know Contractor In Berkeley Balcony Collapse Paid Millions In SettlementsThe construction company that built the Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony collapse killed six people nearly two weeks ago has paid out millions to settle numerous lawsuits alleging shoddy work.
Latest Problem For New Bay Bridge Involves $4 Million Maintenance ElevatorThe glass elevator, which transports maintenance workers to the top of the suspension tower, has been out of service since early January.
Bay Bridge Contractor Could Face Fines Of $25,000 A Day For Unfinished WorkCaltrans is threatening to fine American Bridge/Fluor daily as long as the work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is incomplete.
'Sweetheart Swindler' Caught In Undercover Sting Targeting Unlicensed ContractorsAn undercover sting to catch unlicensed contractors netted an unlikely suspect this week -- Samantha Pham, a woman known as the 'Sweetheart Swindler.'
Petaluma Subcontractor Cited, Fined In San Francisco Mission Bay Condo FireSan 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.