|12/09/2013||California Releases EIS for $25B Delta Water Tunnel Project|
Dec. 09--Gov. Jerry Brown's $25 billion plan to build two massive tunnels that would make it easier to move water from Northern California to farms in the Central Valley, and cities in Silicon Valley and the Los Angeles area, reached a milestone Monday with the release of the project's 25,000-page environmental study.
|12/07/2013||Calif. Delta Water Tunnel Project Needs $1.2B More for Planning|
Dec. 07--The giant Delta water-diversion tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown need $1.2 billion more spent on planning and design before construction starts or is even assured.
|12/06/2013||Fresno to Get $28M for Veterans Blvd. Rail Overpass from High-Speed Rail Authority|
Dec. 06--The city of Fresno will receive up to $28 million from the California High-Speed Rail Authority to replace a railroad crossing set for closure because of the bullet-train line.
|12/06/2013||Council to Hear Appeal of 'Modernist Glass Box'|
Dec. 06--The Palo Alto City Council is set Monday to consider a resident's appeal of a mixed-use project in downtown that he says is not compatible with the historic buildings that surround it.
|12/05/2013||Despite Setbacks, Calif. High-Speed Rail Authority Says Project Is Still Progressing|
SACRAMENTO, Calif._Critics and many political observers might see California's bullet-train project as nearly dead, but state officials made clear Thursday that the train is still heading down the rails at full speed.
|12/05/2013||Huge new office, Research and Retail Complex Planned for Santa Clara|
Dec. 05--SANTA CLARA -- Developers are planning a vast new office and research campus that will become a crucial piece of Santa Clara's economic fabric and bring retail into a part of the city that lacks shopping services on a site a few minutes from the future 49ers football stadium.
|12/05/2013||California Agency Investigating Secrecy over Google Barge Construction|
Dec. 05--The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission has launched an investigation into the construction of Google's mysterious barge.
|12/05/2013||California bullet train project handed another setback|
Dec. 05--In another key setback to the California bullet train project, federal regulators have rejected the state's request to exempt a large Central Valley segment of proposed track from a lengthy planning review.
|12/04/2013||Feds Deny Request for Early OK of Fresno-Bakersfield High-Speed Rail Segment|
Dec. 04--A federal oversight board has turned down a request from the California High-Speed Rail Authority for conditional authorization to build the Fresno-Bakersfield section of the proposed statewide bullet-train line.
|12/04/2013||Report: L.A. County Economy, Construction Job Growth to Return to Pre-Recession Levels Soon|
LOS ANGELES >> Southern California's economy could return to pre- recession levels earlier than expected, but the region and state still face challenges, economists and other experts say.
|12/03/2013||NASA Selects Contractors for Construction at Ames Research Center|
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected four California companies to perform facility construction and modifications at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif.
|12/02/2013||Mystery Google Barges Will Be Used for Floating Retail Stores, Report Says|
Dec. 02--Exactly what Google wants to do with the barges being built on both coasts are becoming a bit clearer.
|12/02/2013||Man Suspected of Stealing Copper from Apple "Spaceship" Construction Site Is Arrested|
Dec. 02--CUPERTINO -- A Belmont man was bitten by a police dog and arrested after he allegedly pilfered copper wiring from the construction site of the "spaceship" building set to become the new headquarters of Apple.
|12/01/2013||Cuesta College Needs $180M in New Construction, Repairs|
Dec. 01--Cuesta College faces a $180 million hurdle in the near future as its aged buildings fall into further disrepair.
|12/01/2013||Bay Bridge Park Would Offer New Gateway to East Bay Shoreline|
Dec. 01--OAKLAND -- Forget about a giant Ferris wheel or gondola car ride in the emerging plan for a big new park by the Bay Bridge -- a new gateway to the East Bay and its shoreline.
|12/01/2013||Government Rules Require High-Speed Trains to Be Built in U.S.|
Dec. 01--SACRAMENTO -- California has yet to break ground on its controversial high-speed train system, and legal challenges remain in the path of construction.
|11/30/2013||Wash.'s Tri-City Port Officials to Tackle Projects|
Nov. 30--Starting construction on the $43.5 million remodel of the Tri-Cities Airport terminal, improving Crow Butte Park marina near Paterson and kickstarting Columbia Drive redevelopment in Kennewick are among the projects Tri-City port officials plan to tackle in the coming year.
|11/29/2013||First Pieces of Highway 4 Work in East Contra Costa Near Completion|
Nov. 29--It's been nearly 2 1/2 years of navigating late-night road closures, narrow lanes with concrete barriers and lane shifts.
|11/29/2013||Oroville Dam Earthquake Safety Investigation May Be Needed|
Nov. 29--A recent federal inspection has concluded that Oroville Dam, the tallest dam in the nation, needs a comprehensive earthquake safety assessment.
|11/28/2013||Glendale Forecasts Construction of Thousands of New Residential Units|
Nov. 28--City projections released this week show the massive development boom underway in Glendale could bring as many as 3,814 units within 21 multi-family complexes.
|11/28/2013||Developer Set to Build Smaller Version of Irvine's Great Park|
Nov. 28--A developer will be allowed to build a scaled-down version of Great Park in exchange for the right to construct thousands of homes in a deal that would appear to extinguish Irvine's long-running promise to give residents a municipal green space rivaling Balboa Park or even New York City's Central Park.
|11/27/2013||Bellevue Beefs Up Permit Staff to Brace for Building Boom|
Nov. 27--Bellevue, responding to a renewed building boom, is hiring more permitting officials to keep up with the demand.
|11/28/2013||Rep. Denham Seeks Review of High-Speed Rail Grants|
Nov. 28--A Valley congressman wants a government watchdog agency to take a second look at grant agreements for more than $3 billion in federal stimulus and transportation funds for California's high-speed rail project.
|11/28/2013||Calif. Builders Mount Challenge to Bay Area Air-Quality Guidelines|
Nov. 28--The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge by the building industry to new air-quality guidelines for Bay Area construction projects.
|11/27/2013||Editorial: Calif. High-Speed Rail Proceeds in Fits and Starts|
Nov. 27--A small group of individuals determined to stop California's high-speed rail project tried to convince Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael P. Kenny that "it would be illegal to proceed with construction of the high speed rail project."