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AGC of California CEO urges Congress to approve Trump’s infrastructure proposal

The Associated General Contractors of California’s chief executive Peter Tateishi has urged the Congress to pass SB 1, an infrastructure investment package providing consistent...
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Oakland grand jury indicts construction business owner for alleged payroll tax violations

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A federal grand jury in Oakland has returned an indictment charging a construction business owner with failing to pay over employment taxes to the...

California promotes architectural innovation through mass timber competition

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The Governor’s Forest Management Task Force and the Office of Planning and Research has announced winners of a first-ever competition highlighting mass timber projects. “Mass timber...
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State plans to build Delta Emergency Rock and Transfer Facilities at Stockton Port

The California Department of Water Resources is constructing Delta Emergency Rock and Transfer Facilities, a flood response base at the Port of Stockton, with...
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Construction wage liability bill passes legislature despite business opposition

A contentious proposal that would put California builders on the hook for wage theft violations by their subcontractors has advanced to Gov. Jerry Brown...
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Inglewood stadium construction continues after positive COVID-19 test

Construction is continuing at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood even after a worker tested positive for COVID-19 a spokesperson for Turner Construction Company told USA...

Mayor Garcetti breaks ground on $898.6-million Airport Metro Connector

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has broken ground on the Airport Metro Connector (AMC) Project, a $898.6-million endeavor that will directly connect the Metro...

State threatens Cupertino with lawsuit over housing

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The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) doesn't believe the City of Cupertino is living up to its obligations to meet its...
high speed rail construction update

No new earmarked federal infrastructure funds for California bullet train, but still possibly billions...

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California's high speed rail initiative doesn't see any specific mention or financial carve-outs in the approximately $1 billion bipartisan federal infrastructure funding initiative, but...
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National construction starts decline again in September following July and August slow-down: Dodge

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New construction starts in September fell 5% from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $709.6 billion, according to Dodge Data...

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Critical infrastructure construction underway at HOPE San Francisco sites

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California Construction News staff writer Construction has started on extensive infrastructure improvements at Sunnydale and Hunters View, to prepare sites for construction of more than...

10 communities share $17 million to address homelessness

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California Construction News staff writer Ten communities from Mendocino County to San Diego will share $17 million in family homelessness challenge grant funds with the...
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Santa Cruz and Santa Clara receive $24.9 million to convert hotels to housing

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California Construction News staff writer Santa Jose and Santa Clara were awarded $24.9 million to create 79 homes with a focus on homeless youth through...