Berkeley Balcony Collapse Victim Speaks Out To Prevent More DeathsA victim of last year's Berkeley balcony collapse is speaking out about the worst night of her life and what the state can do to prevent future catastrophes.
Deadly Berkeley Balcony Collapse Sparks California Construction Transparency BillCalifornia lawmakers are advancing a proposal aimed at making construction businesses more transparent after a Berkeley apartment balcony collapsed last year, killing six people.
Berkeley Balcony Collapse Hearing In Sacramento Focuses On ContractorsA State Senate subcommittee took up the issue of the deadly Berkeley balcony collapse that claimed six lives last June.
California Regulators Cite 5 Firms In Fatal Berkeley Balcony CollapseThe firms implicated by the State Contractor's Licensing Board include the general contractor on the project, the subcontractors that did framing, plastering and waterproofing work, and a supplier of ventilation equipment.
Over 400 Inspected Berkeley Balconies Found To Need Corrective WorkMore than 400 balconies and decks in Berkeley inspected since a deadly collapse last June need corrective work, according to city documents released Thursday.
12 Lawsuits Filed In Berkeley Balcony Collapse CaseSurvivors and family members of those who died in the collapse of a balcony at a Berkeley apartment in June filed 12 separate lawsuits Thursday against the owners, managers and builders of the apartment complex, alleging the tragedy could have been averted if the building was properly constructed and maintained.
Irish Student Hurt In Berkeley Balcony Collapse Says He Feels GuiltyAn Irish college student injured in a balcony collapse in Berkeley said Friday in some of the first public comments from a victim that he felt guilty he lived when six other young people died.
Berkeley Tightens Building Code In Wake Of Deadly Balcony CollapseBalconies on Berkeley, California, apartment buildings will be inspected every three years under new regulations adopted by the city in the wake of a balcony collapse that left six people dead.
Berkeley Calls For Strict Balcony Code After Deadly June CollapseThe Berkeley City Council will vote Tuesday on new regulations for balconies following last month's collapse that killed six people.
Woman Whose 21st Birthday Party Ended In Deadly Berkeley Balcony Collapse Emerges From ComaThe 21-year-old woman who was celebrating her birthday with a group of friends when a balcony collapsed in Berkeley killing six people and injuring seven others, has come out of her coma and is no longer in critical condition.
State Licensing Board Didn't Know Contractor In Berkeley Balcony Collapse Paid Millions In SettlementsThe construction company that built the Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony collapse killed six people nearly two weeks ago has paid out millions to settle numerous lawsuits alleging shoddy work.