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Riverside County hikes construction budget for John J. Benoit Detention Center to $340.6M

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors has increased a $10.2 million budget increase to build the John J. Benoit Detention Center in Indio. Originally, the...
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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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$285 million in fast track roadwork projects outlined as SB1 law goes into effect

The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) and the Department of Transportation (Caltrans) have announced the fast tracking of “fix it first” construction work and...
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Immigrant construction workers rescued from forced labor ring in Hayward: US Attorney

Nearly a dozen immigrant workers were rescued from a forced labor ring in Northern California in late August. The office of U.S. Attorney Brian Stretch...
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$16 billion water tunnel receives first regulatory approval — but many more to go...

U.S. wildlife officials have given crucial first approval Monday to California Gov. Jerry Brown’s decades-old ambitions to build two massive tunnels that would re-engineer...

Local governments interested in environmentally-friendly all-electric buildings

Marin County recently gave the green light for energy-efficient updates to its green building requirements. Green Tech Media says governments are looking for ways to slash...
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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...

California to become only U.S. state to require solar panels on new homes

California is set to make solar standard on every new home built in the Golden State, according to a report in The Orange Country...
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University, Caltrans introduce $1.3 million construction quality control training program.

Caltrans and California State University Long Beach (CSULB) are introducing a Joint Training and Certification Program (JTCP) to give participants the tools to increase...
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California construction employment booms with largest number of newly employed workers in the nation

California's construction growth continues to be among the fastest in the nation, with the state adding more construction jobs than any other part of...
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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...