Alam Skandar (San Jose Police Dept.)

Transient Lured Down From Crane By San Jose Police With Promise Of Burrito

A 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.


A man refuses to come down from this crane at a San Jose construction site. (KCBS)

Homeless Man Who Climbed 9-Story Construction Crane Near San Jose City Hall In Police Custody After 14-Hour Standoff

A 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.


This crane toppled at a Santa Clara construction site. (CBS)

Crane Collapses At Construction Site Near Great America

It appears nobody was injured in a crane collapse at a construction site on the Great America Parkway Friday morning.


Ospreys prepare to mate at their nest. (Matt Edmonds/Wikimedia Commons)

Phil Matier: Port Of SF Workers Destroy Rare Birds’ Nest At America’s Cup Site

Federal 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.


Damage left after a crane toppled over beneath the Bay Bridge (CBS)

Crane Collapse Won’t Delay New Bay Bridge Opening

An 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.


(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Big Rig Carrying Crane Hits I-80 Over Crossing In San Pablo

All 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.


A large forklift crane fell down at the intersection of Ellis and Leavenworth streets. (CBS)

Crane Falls, Damages Cars In San Francisco’s Tenderloin

An intersection in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood remained closed late Friday morning after a crane fell down earlier Friday, a police spokesman said.


Scene of a crane collapse at the Scandia amusement park in Sacramento on August 30, 2011. (CBS)

Crane Collapses At Sacramento Amusement Park, 2 Hurt

The 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.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/30/2011

A cherry picker teeters on a collapsed sidewalk at Grant Ave. and Kearny St. in San Francisco, March 1, 2011. (CBS)

Cherry Picker Caves Into San Francisco Sidewalk

A 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.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/01/2011