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Sacramento railyard site to see first housing project

The first proposed housing project in Sacramento’s downtown railyard development has won city planning commission approval. Developer Denton Kelley calls the 309-unit initiative an urban...
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Trump administration pulls plug on $925 million high speed rail grant, seeks $2.5 billion...

The Trump administration has told the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) that it is ending its agreement to help fund the bullet train project,...
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Construction input prices continue to rise, says ABC

Construction input prices increased 0.9% in April on a monthly basis and 2.4% compared to the same time last year, according to an Associated...
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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,...
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Construction jobs increase by 33,000 in April — Industry unemployment falls to 4.7%, lowest...

Construction employment increased by 33,000 jobs in April and by 256,000 or 3.5 percent, over the past 12 months, while the number of unemployed...
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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...
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Building for homeless seniors approved

Mercy Housing California has received permission to build an affordable apartment project in Sherman Oaks. According to the Los Angeles Daily News the 54-unit will...

Route 11 highway project enters final stage

The stretch of highway that will eventually connect the future Otay Mesa East Port of Entry with the highway system surrounding San Diego is...

New San Diego hotel gets go-ahead

Downtown planning agency Civic San Diego has approved a 12-story hotel proposed by J Street Hospitality in the heart of downtown the city's booming...