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Labor groups including SBCTC join fight against Proposition 6

California's State Building and Construction Trades Council (SBCTC) and the California Labor Federation (CLF) say they strongly oppose Proposition 6 on the November ballot. The...

$47 million grant announced for Interstate 5 improvement project

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has received a $47-million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the Interstate 5 Golden State...

Walsh wins $220.5 million construction contract for Orange County’s streetcar

The board of directors of the Orange County Transportation Authority recently awarded a contract for the construction of the county’s first modern streetcar to...
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Labor shortage: 80 percent of California’s contractors are having trouble finding qualified workers

There's a widespread labor shortage that is pushing up construction costs in California and through most of the country, the Associated General Contractors (AGC)...
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Construction input costs mixed in July but cost pressures continue as costs outstrip bid...

Prices for goods and services used in construction costs were unchanged overall from June to July, but months of steep increases over the past...
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AGC-CA invites applications for construction program college scholarships

The Associated General Contractors of California (AGC-CA) has announced that scholarship funds are available through the AGC Construction Education Foundation for students choosing to pursue...

California approves $2.5B to build new dams, water storage projects

The California Water Commission has approved $2.5 billion for construction of new dams and underground storage projects. In November 2014, California voters passed Proposition 1,...

San Diego Supervisors approve zoning changes for housing development

The San Diego County Board Supervisors approved some zoning changes that will allow the construction of three large housing developments in San Diego County,...

Los Angeles is booming market for hotel development: report

A new semi-annual survey by Atlas Hospitality Group suggests that hotel development remained strong during the first half of the year in both Los...

California adds 39,800 construction jobs from June 2017 to June 2018

California added 39,800 jobs, representing a 4.9 percent employment growth increase from June 2017 to June 2018. This put the state at 18th in...
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Work to begin on $12 million San Diego athletic/academic structure

Access Youth Academy plans to build a $12 million athletic and academic facility in southeastern San Diego. Patch reports that the project is moving forward,...

Google plans to build new campus in Los Angeles

Google is preparing to build a new campus in Los Angeles. The company has leased the current site of a shopping mall in West Los...

Construction underway on 100-room hotel at Imperial Beach

Sudberry Properties and Tharaldson Development started construction on a 100-room Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton at the new Breakwater Town Center on Palm...