Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Santa Barbara contractor pleads guilty to conversion, prevailing wage fraud and unlawful money transmission

A Santa Barbara contractor has pled guilty to diverting construction funds, felony prevailing wage fraud and felony unlawful money transmission. In a news release, Santa...
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Newsom and organized labor face off over safety appointment, prevailing wage legisltion

California’s building trades unions are running digital ads all but accusing Gov. Gavin Newsom of ignoring the deaths of blue collar workers, indicating a widening...
chc website

Newsom passes 18 bills to overcome state’s housing shortage

Despite vetoing SB-5, Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed 18 housing bills including a law that aims to stop communities from delaying construction of new...
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Mandatory valley fever risks, symptoms training required for construction workers in 10 counties

Construction companies in 10 California counties will be required to train their employees about valley fever risks and symptoms under a new law authored...
Governor's mansion

Governor vetos SB-5 affordable housing bill

Gov. Gavin Newsom says he has vetoed a bill to authorize up to $2 billion in annual state funding for affordable housing projects in...
contract signing

Kiewit-Parsons JV wins $2.1 billion contract for Glendora to Montclair LRT project

The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority has signed a design-build contract to start construction of a $2.1 billion light rail project, covering 12.3 miles...
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PG&E to pay $65 million to settle claims about notifications failures regarding underground gas,...

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay $65 million to settle California claims that it falsified records about how it notified construction...
gavin newsom

Governor signs bills to reduce regulatory barriers to fight homelessness

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a series of bills to address the national crisis of homelessness and assist city and county governments by removing...

FAA grants $120 million to 26 airports for construction projects

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced $120 million in airport infrastructure grants for 26 airports in California. "This significant investment in airport improvements in California...
distribution of funds

$15 billon school bond to go before voters in March: PLAs will give priority...

California lawmakers have cleared the way for a $15 billion educational construction bond program to go before state voters in March. The funds would be...
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Work underway on $3.4 million playground makeover in San Diego

The City of San Diego has broken ground on a $3.4 million project to renovate the Bonita Cove Playground. The playground is located at West...

Construction begins on Yolo County Jail expansion

Construction has started on the Yolo County Main Monroe Jail expansion and renovation project in Woodland. Lionakis is the project's architect, while construction management is...

Equinox begins construction of Castle Mountain Gold Mine

Equinox Gold says that its board of directors has approved the start of Phase 1 construction at the Castle Mountain Gold Mine. Castle Mountain is...