High-Rise

Window washers await rescue after getting stuck on the side of an Oakland building. (CBS SF)

Firefighters Stage Dramatic Rescue After Window Washers Are Stranded Mid-Air At Oakland High-Rise

Office workers, pedestrians and drivers witnessed a nail-biting drama high above the ground at 11th and Broadway in Oakland, Thursday, when a couple of window-washers became stranded on a platform hundreds of feet in the air.

10/02/2014

Parkmerced Apartments in San Francisco. (Creative Commons)

Woman Killed In San Francisco High-Rise Fire Was Apparently Hoarder

A body was found in an apartment unit at a high-rise building near the San Francisco Golf Club Friday morning after a fire broke out in a cluttered apartment.

07/25/2014

View of downtown Oakland from Lake Merritt (Wikipedia)

Proposed Residential Towers At Jack London Square Spark Ire In Oakland

A proposal to build two residential towers on the Oakland waterfront at Jack London Square is drawing the ire of some Oakland residents.

05/20/2014

An out of order sign on the only elevator at the Hartland Hotel in San Francisco's Tenderloin. (CBS)

Tenants Feeling Trapped In SF High-Rise After Only Elevator Stays Broken For 5-Weeks

Tenants are on their wits’ end in a San Francisco high-rise after the buildings only elevator broke more than five weeks ago.

04/13/2014

Streets were closed in San Francisco's Financial District due to a dangling window from one of the towers of Embarcadero Center. (CBS)

SF Streets Reopen After Broken Window Removed From Downtown High-Rise

Police have shut down the 200 block of Battery Street Thursday afternoon due to a glass window that is about to fall from a building, authorities said.

03/13/2014

Work site where scaffolding collapsed on February 20, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Workers Expected To Recover After Fall From Scaffolding In San Francisco’s SoMa

Two workers who fell Thursday from scaffolding at a skyscraper under construction in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood are expected to survive their injuries, a senior vice president with the project’s construction company said Friday.

02/21/2014

Work site where scaffolding collapsed on February 20, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Workers Injured After Scaffolding Collapse In San Francisco

Two construction workers fell more than 30 feet and were extricated from beneath the scaffolding.

02/20/2014

Photo Credit: California Travel and Tourism Commission

Proposed SF Condo High-Rise Could Cast Shadow On Union Square

The debate over plans to build a 47-story condominium tower on Mission Street downtown has spilled north of Market Street to Union Square, where opponents have raised concerns the building will cast too much shadow over the plaza.

05/24/2013

(CBS)

1 Seriously Injured After San Mateo Bridge Crash

All lanes reopened on the San Mateo Bridge Wednesday morning after a three-car injury crash clogged eastbound traffic, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

04/24/2013

The City Heights high-rise condominium building in San Jose, February 8, 2013. (CBS)

Woman Identified Who Died In Fall From San Jose Condo

Authorities have identified a 24-year-old San Jose woman who died after a fall from the 11th floor of condominium in downtown San Jose

02/09/2013

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