|06/16/2013||San Jose Earthquakes' New Stadium Under Construction|
June 16--SAN JOSE -- There's no name yet, so let's just call it The Other Stadium.
|06/14/2013||Bullet Train Wins Key Legal Ruling on Exemption From Federal Review|
June 14--California's bullet train agency won a key legal ruling Thursday, obtaining an exemption from regulatory oversight by the federal Surface Transportation Board for construction of the first segment of the rail system that would run 220 mph trains from Los Angeles to San Francisco.
|06/13/2013||Fremont Begins Eminent Domain for Crucial Downtown Road Extension|
June 13--FREMONT -- City officials have started the eminent domain process to purchase a parcel of land considered key in developing the downtown area, while taking steps to reassure neighboring owners that their properties are not next for the wrecking ball.
|06/13/2013||Navy Halts Move for Solar Project on Historic Hawaii Runway|
June 13--The Navy has stepped away from a controversial plan -- at least for now -- to blanket the historic Ford Island runway in photovoltaic panels, a new environmental assessment reveals.
|06/13/2013||Protesters Descend on Willits Bypass Construction Site Agai|
June 13--Protesters again disrupted work on the Willits bypass Wednesday morning in an ongoing effort to halt the Highway 101 project.
|06/13/2013||Bay Bridge: Open New Span With or Without Bolt Repairs, Experts Say|
June 13--OAKLAND -- Nothing should stop Caltrans from opening the new Bay Bridge on Sept. 3 as planned, say two of the three internationally renowned bridge and seismic engineering experts commissioned to review its construction.
|06/13/2013||Expanded Role to Examine Bay Bridge Problems Proposed for LAO Panel|
June 13--California Sen. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, chairman of the Transportation and Housing Committee, on Wednesday introduced a revision of Senate Bill 110 to expand the scope of an expert panel examining questions facing the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
|06/12/2013||San Joaquin Prison Hospital Nearly Done|
June 12--SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY -- The massive prison hospital in southern San Joaquin County is almost complete, its staff is being hired and the first of its inmates will arrive in early July.
|06/12/2013||California Legislators Question Incentive Payments to Speed Bay Bridge Opening|
June 12--Bay Area members of the California Assembly and Senate formally requested that officials responsible for the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge disclose any incentives promised to the span's builders if it opens as proposed on Labor Day weekend.
|06/12/2013||Southland home prices soar 24.7% in May from a year earlier|
June 12--Southern California's housing recovery surged last month as buyers scrambled for a short supply of homes.
|06/11/2013||Elevator Mechanic Killed at Site of New 49ers Stadium|
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - An elevator mechanic was killed Tuesday when he was struck by a counterweight while working in a shaft at the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium, state officials said.
|06/11/2013||Setbacks Cloud Hopes for Rebirth of Nuclear Power Industry|
June 11--Just a few short years ago, nuclear power appeared poised for a comeback.
|06/11/2013||Worker Killed at New San Francisco 49ers Stadium|
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Construction on the new San Francisco 49ers stadium has been stopped after a worker was found dead in an elevator shaft.
|06/11/2013||Alta Vista Project Back on Track Seven Weeks After Gas Explosion|
June 11--Heavy road work on Alta Vista Drive resumed Monday, exactly seven weeks after an asphalt grinder cut into a PG&E-owned natural gas line, causing an explosion and fire that destroyed the grinder and halted the road resurfacing project.
|06/09/2013||Gritty Wharf at Port of L.A. to Become Marine Research Center|
June 09--On a recent weekday morning, Daniel Pondella strode along a century-old stretch of concrete pylons and shabby warehouses in San Pedro.
|06/09/2013||Delta Could Get Saltier If Tunnels Are Built|
June 09--The two giant water diversion tunnels Gov. Jerry Brown proposes building in the Delta would be large enough to meet annual water needs for a city such as Newport Beach in a single day's gulp from the Sacramento River.
|06/03/2013||Construction Spending on the Rise in April|
June 03--Construction spending rose in April, with private commercial projects leading the gains and public projects declining.
|06/03/2013||Interest Rates Tick Higher, but Experts Say Housing Still Strong|
June 03--The days of ultra-cheap mortgages may be ending, but economists say that's unlikely to slow the housing market -- and indeed reflects growing confidence that the recovery is real.
|06/03/2013||Condo Construction Mania Poised to Strike Again in Oahu|
June 03--Lanikea. These condominium towers in Honolulu were the product of the last real estate market boom, which prompted developers to build close to 4,000 new units in more than a dozen towers that also included The Pinnacle, 909 Kapiolani and 215 N. King.
|06/02/2013||School Bond Campaign Reform Sought to Prevent Pay-to-Play|
June 02--When the Garden Grove Unified School District was preparing to seek voter approval for a $250-million bond measure, it hired a securities broker to play a key role in the campaign.
|06/01/2013||Texas-to-California Pipeline Idea Shelved|
DALLAS (AP) - Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP said Friday it has shelved plans for a pipeline carrying crude oil from Texas to California because refineries weren't interested enough.
|06/02/2013||Calif. Governor has Opportunities, Risks in Massive Public Works Agenda|
SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ On a TV special one night in February, California Gov. Jerry Brown appeared live on location to start a countdown to the planned Labor Day weekend opening of the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
|06/02/2013||Plans for New $277M Stanislaus County Courthouse Decided in Secret|
June 02--MODESTO -- It will be the most expensive public works project in Stanislaus County history and forever alter downtown Modesto, but so far, the public has been cut out of the planning process.
|06/02/2013||Developer of $2.8B Dixon Film Studio Leaves a Trail of Failed Projects|
June 02--For 16 years, Carissa Carpenter has peddled her glitzy dream of building a massive movie studio in the rural reaches of Northern California, hopscotching from town to town in search of the ideal location.
|06/01/2013||EDITORIAL: Safety is Latest Worry about California Bullet Train|
June 01--Take "The Little Engine That Could," remove the hero's underdog charm and the inevitability of a happy ending, and you've got the saga of the California bullet train as the project nears the scheduled start of construction next month.