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California construction employment rebounds 1% in March: AGC

California gained 8,900 construction jobs between February and March, a 1% increase, according to federal employment data reported by the Associated General Contractors (AGC)...
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Santa Clarita contractor arraigned for 21 felony counts of forgery, theft, and fraud

Adan Deniz, 43, a contractor from Santa Clarita, has been on 21 felony counts of forgery, theft by false pretense, and workers’ compensation insurance...
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San Francisco city DA cites construction companies responsible for Bayview dust pollution

San Francisco officials have issued cease and desist orders to four companies allegedly violating zoning laws and adversely impacting residential neighborhoods. The construction businesses...
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L.A. faces massive rezoning challenge to accommodate 250,000 new homes by mid October, state...

Los Angeles has been delivered a daunting challenge: It must rezone to accommodate an additional quarter-million new homes by mid-October after state housing regulators...
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CHSRA releases final environmental studies to connect Silicon Valley and Central Valley

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) says it has released the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the approximately 90-mile San Jose to...
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Former Sacramento arena could become 183-acre medical campus after upcoming city council vote.

Sacramento leaders are preparing for a vote that could transform the former home of the Sacramento Kings basketball team, including a new California Northstate...
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Oceanside TOD development likely to move forward despite neighbourhood objections

Oceanside City Council is likely to approve a new five-building development with 295 apartments and  3,000 sq. ft. of retail space in the four...
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Oakland grand jury indicts construction business owner for alleged payroll tax violations

A federal grand jury in Oakland has returned an indictment charging a construction business owner with failing to pay over employment taxes to the...
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California Housing Accelerator Program grants $22 million for West Sacramento affordable housing project

A West Sacramento affordable housing project will move forward after the city received a $22 million award out of $953 million of California state...
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Biden signs construction PLA executive order; associations push back in objection

President Joe Biden on Feb. 3 signed an executive order requiring the use of project labor agreements (PLA)s on federal construction projects of $35...

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Duke Realty starts work on three spec industrial projects in Northern California

Duke Realty has started construction of three speculative industrial projects in Northern California, REBusiness Online reports. The projects include: a 302,772-sq. ft. development with 42-ft....
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Architect AO says construction has started on Santa Ana multi-use development

Architect AO says that construction is underway on Warner Red Hill in Santa Ana. The 14.7-acre project is one of the largest mixed-use communities in...
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UC Davis Health clears the way for $3.5 billion tower

UC Davis Health started clearing the way on May 9 for what will be the region’s most advanced hospital tower – the UC Davis...