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California’s Drought Won’t Stop Multi-Billion Dollar Salmon Restoration Project On Dried-Up River

A multi-billion dollar project to bring salmon back to a dried-up section of California’s second-longest river is moving forward despite the state’s historic drought.

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George Lucas (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

George Lucas Planning Payback With Massive Affordable Housing Project On His Marin County Land

After George Lucas ran into a buzzsaw of opposition from his wealthy Marin County neighbors when he tried to expand his Skywalker Ranch studio, the filmmaker might be getting some payback with plans for one of the largest affordable housing projects in the Bay Area.

04/15/2015

The Presidio Parkway Project gets underway near the Golden Gate Bridge.

$1B Presidio Parkway Project Nearly Complete, But Not Before Final 3-Day Closure

A six-year, $1 billion construction project at the north end of San Francisco will finally unleash traffic going to and from the Golden Gate Bridge along Doyle Drive, but not without one more major road closure and detour.

04/14/2015

Wind brought down scaffolding in San Francisco Tuesday. (CBS)

Windy Storm Knocks Down Scaffolding At San Francisco Construction Site

Powerful wind knocked down scaffolding at a construction project in San Francisco Tuesday.

04/07/2015

(L-R) Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone  of The Lonely Island (credit: Mark Davis/Getty Images)

‘The Lonely Island’ Working On a Berkeley High Project

Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer & Jorma Taccone are back in Berkeley working on a special project…

11/18/2014

Oakland had a streetcar system until around WWII. (Source: OaklandWiki)

Oakland Considering $202 Million Plan To Run Streetcars Down 3-Mile Strip Of Broadway

Streetcars might be making a comeback in Oakland, but the price tag is steep.

11/05/2014

World's Largest LED Light Sculpture Lights Up The Bay Bridge

‘Bay Lights’ Organization Needs To Raise $4M To Keep Art Project Illuminated Over San Francisco Bay

The organization that created a nightly light show illuminating the Bay Bridge said Thursday it needs to raise $4 million by the end of the year to make the public art project permanent.

10/23/2014

Washer & Dryer (credit: Friedmans)

Danville Inventor Develops ‘Permanent’ Stain Repellent

An East Bay inventor claims he has developed a permanent stain repellent.

10/22/2014

A map shows newly-installed steel plates on the upper deck of the Bay Bridge caused speeds to slow significantly. (CBS)

Caltrans Suspends Bay Bridge Construction Project After Metal Plates Cause Commute Chaos

Caltrans officials have decided to suspend a big construction project on the Bay Bridge after metal plates used to secure the area caused major traffic issues on the span last week.

10/19/2014

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I-280 Reopens Following Labor Day Weekend Seismic Upgrade

Northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco reopened Monday night following a closure over the Labor Day holiday weekend for a construction project to strengthen the highway in the event of seismic activity, Caltrans officials said.

09/01/2014

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