Groundbreaking

Keys Security Lock Home House Key

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

Gov. Jerry Brown (center), his wife, Anne Gust Brown (center right), and Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency administrator (center left), along with other dignitaries sign a section of rail during the California High-Speed Rail groundbreaking ceremony in Fresno, January 6, 2015. (CBS)

California Breaks Ground On High-Speed Rail Project; Doubts Remain Over 1st-In-Nation System

California’s high-speed rail project became the first in the nation to break ground on Tuesday, aiming to whisk travelers at 200 mph between Los Angeles and San Francisco in less than three hours.

01/06/2015

Artist's rendition of Oakland's Brooklyn Basin Project (image courtesy Signature Development Group).

Oakland’s Brooklyn Basin Project Taking Shape; Will Bring Retail And 3,100 New Homes

The developers behind Oakland’s Brooklyn Basin project near Jack London Square say the major residential development of 3,100 new homes is starting to take shape.

11/05/2014

(CBS)

Ground Broken On Family Justice Center In San Jose

The building is expected to be open by the summer of 2015.

07/17/2013

San Jose Earthquakes Logo

San Jose Earthquakes Attempt World Record With Stadium Groundbreaking

The San Jose Earthquakes are attempting to break a world record Sunday, with the largest number of people to participate in a groundbreaking ceremony.

10/19/2012

An artist's rendering of the future air traffic tower at SFO (CBS)

Ground Broken For New SFO Air Traffic Control Tower

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee were among numerous officials who attended Monday’s ground breaking for the new tower.

07/09/2012

Santa Clara construction for the new 49ers Stadium (CBS)

Santa Clara Stadium Construction Ramping Up Quickly

The stadium groundbreaking was earlier this month – but it was hardly a sign that the work was just commencing.

04/23/2012

Berryessa BART Station, San Jose,

BART Breaks Ground On San Jose Extension

Shovels went into the ground Thursday on a transit project that has been often derided as a pipe dream, the Bay Area Rapid Transit extension to San Jose.

04/12/2012

49ers new stadium

Groundbreaking Date Set For Santa Clara 49ers Stadium

The long-anticipated groundbreaking of 49ers stadium is finally set for later this month according to Santa Clara’s mayor.

04/03/2012

49ers new stadium

49ers Expect Santa Clara Stadium Groundbreaking Within 2 Months

Stadium opponents, meanwhile, have collected enough signatures for a referendum to block the Santa Clara construction deal, and have asked a judge to block it – pending another vote by residents.

03/02/2012

more