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Central Valley bullet train costs anticipated to increase by $1.8 billion to $12.4 billion

California's Central Valley bullet train cost projections have increased to $12.4 billion, state rail authority staff say in an internal report, according to the...
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Contractor negotiates savings to win Lakeport City Hall renovation contract

Lakeport City Council is expected to award a contract for upgrades to its city hall this week. Bridges Construction of Lakeport will likely win the...
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Paramount construction company owners plead guilty to $6 million workers compensation fraud, labor theft

A brother and sister who run a construction company in Paramount have admitted to their roles in a $6 million workers’ compensation fraud and...

Fake ICE officer tries to extort money from El Dorado Hills construction workers: Sheriff’s...

A fake Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent has allegedly visited construction sites in El Dorado Hills in east-central California, handcuffed workers, and took...
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San Jose breaks ground for 135-unit affordable housing project

The city of San Jose has started construction on an affordable housing project offering 135 units. The project called the North San Pedro Studios is...

Senate bill to overide local zoning rules to allow higher density housing passes committee

Legislation compelling California cities to allow more construction of higher-density housing near transit hubs and job centers has passed the Senate Housing Committee. Senate Bill...

First building permits issued for Paradise November wildfire reconstruction

Paradise has issued its first building permits to rebuild some of the 11,000 homes destroyed by wildfires that killed 85 people last November. Published reports...

Cal/OSHA cites Bay Area contractor following accident that crushed worker

Cal/OSHA has cited a Bay Area contractor for serious safety violations after a worker was fatally crushed at a San Rafael construction site on...
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San Francisco wins court ruling allowing it to remove subcontractor from $13.7 million project

San Francisco has won a state appeals court ruling to remove a subcontractor the city blamed for a series of gas leaks in 2015...
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4LEAF Inc. begins work on $2.9 million Sacramento sewage vault

The city of Sacramento has approved a $2.9 million contract with 4LEAF Inc. to construct a a new sewage vault underneath McKinley Park. The project'...
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12 contractors selected to bid for $5 billion border wall contracts

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has selected 12 contractors to bid on horizontal construction work at the U.S.-Mexico border. The $5-billion involves the construction...

SummerHill Homes proposes live-work and retail development near San Jose’s The Alameda

SummerHill Homes has proposed residential, live-work and retail development near The Alameda in San Jose, near Google’s proposed downtown transit village. The development would include...
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Chief facilities executive for L.A. Community College district files whistleblower complaint

David Salazar, the chief facilities executive for the Los Angeles Community College District, has filed a whistleblower complaint after the district's chancellor, Francisco Rodriguez,...