Hayward Contractor Gets 8 Years In Prison For Forced Labor, Abusing Undocumented WorkersHayward construction contractor was sentenced in federal court in Oakland Tuesday to eight years and seven months in prison.
Contractor Dies In Accident At Scene Of Ranch FireA contractor doing repair work at the scene of the largest wildfire in California's recorded history has died in a vehicle accident.
North Beach Neighbors Angry After Contractor Damages Trees In ParkNeighbors in San Francisco are outraged after a mistake by a contractor damaged the roots of 10 trees in a North Beach park badly enough that they have to be removed.
SFMTA Documents Requirement Of High-Grade Rail For Central SubwayNew details surfaced Friday in a blame game playing out behind the scenes of one of San Francisco's biggest infrastructure projects: the Central Subway.
Santa Rosa Contractor Fatally Crushed While Removing Wildfire DebrisThe wine country wildfires have claimed another victim. This one, a clean-up worker.
Concerns Raised Over Lapses By Santa Rosa Debris Clean-Up ContractorSome complaints are being raised in the North Bay about environmental and safety lapses of a contractor doing clean-up from the devastating fires in October.
Contractor Scales Back Clean-Up Crews In North Bay Fire ZoneA clean-up company on Wednesday was scaling back operations in the North Bay fire zone amid allegations the business may have less of a financial incentive to keep more crews on the job.
Worker Using Boring Machine In San Jose Shocked By Underground Live WireA construction worker using a boring machine at an underground site in San Jose Wednesday morning was shocked by a live wire, sending him to the hospital, fire and PG&E officials said.
Storm Damage Makes Homeowners Easy Prey For Illicit ContractorsWith many Bay Area homes sustaining damage in the recent storms, a huge demand has been created for contractors to do repairs.
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.
10 Unlicensed Contractors Cited In Petaluma Sting OperationTen unlicensed contractors were cited in a sting operation last week in Petaluma, the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office said.
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.
Latest Problem For New Bay Bridge Involves $4 Million Maintenance ElevatorThe glass elevator, which transports maintenance workers to the top of the suspension tower, has been out of service since early January.
Bay Bridge Contractor Could Face Fines Of $25,000 A Day For Unfinished WorkCaltrans is threatening to fine American Bridge/Fluor daily as long as the work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is incomplete.
'Sweetheart Swindler' Caught In Undercover Sting Targeting Unlicensed ContractorsAn undercover sting to catch unlicensed contractors netted an unlikely suspect this week -- Samantha Pham, a woman known as the 'Sweetheart Swindler.'