Crane Collapse Feared After 5-Alarm Fire Destroys Emeryville Construction SiteFears of a crane collapse prompted evacuations near a fire-ravaged construction site on the Oakland-Emeryville border on Saturday.
VIDEO: Dramatic Helicopter Rescue Of Injured Construction Worker Atop 270-Foot CraneAll eyes were transfixed on a dramatic helicopter rescue atop a 270-foot crane in Southern California Thursday afternoon.
Transient Lured Down From Crane By San Jose Police With Promise Of BurritoA transient man who climbed a nine-story crane and stayed there for 14 hours, defying San Jose police, was eventually lured down with a burrito before being arrested.
Homeless Man Who Climbed 9-Story Construction Crane Near San Jose City Hall In Police Custody After 14-Hour StandoffA standoff where a homeless man climbed atop a crane that was 90-feet above the street near San Jose City Hall ended peacefully when the man descended on his own and was taken into police custody.
Crane Collapses At Construction Site Near Great AmericaIt appears nobody was injured in a crane collapse at a construction site on the Great America Parkway Friday morning.
Phil Matier: Port Of SF Workers Destroy Rare Birds' Nest At America's Cup SiteFederal fish and wildlife authorities are trying to figure out whether Port of San Francisco workers violated federal law when they destroyed a birds’ nest on a crane near Pier 80, where Oracle’s America’s Cup yacht-racing team has set up shop.
Crane Collapse Won’t Delay New Bay Bridge OpeningAn investigation into an accident that toppled a crane working on the Bay Bridge Thursday is expected to take around a month but shouldn’t delay construction or the new bridge’s opening, officials said Friday.
Big Rig Carrying Crane Hits I-80 Over Crossing In San PabloAll lanes have reopened Wednesday afternoon on westbound Interstate 80; eight hours after a big-rig carrying a crane nicked a pedestrian overcrossing in San Pablo, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Crane Falls, Damages Cars In San Francisco's TenderloinAn intersection in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood remained closed late Friday morning after a crane fell down earlier Friday, a police spokesman said.
Crane Collapses At Sacramento Amusement Park, 2 HurtThe California Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating after two workers were injured when a crane set up to perform maintenance on a ride at a fun park near Sacramento collapsed along with part of the ride.
Cherry Picker Caves Into San Francisco SidewalkA cherry picker caved into a small sinkhole on Sutter Street overnight, shutting down the street between Grant Avenue and Kearny Street, a police spokesman said.