|05/10/2013||Madera County, Fresno Reach Settlement on Tesoro Viejo Development|
May 10--The city of Fresno has agreed to drop its lawsuit over a proposed mega-development along Highway 41 in Madera County, signaling at least a partial reprieve in the growth wars that have engulfed the region.
|05/10/2013||49ers Stadium Revenue Tops $1B after Approval of Levi's Stadium Name Deal|
May 10--SANTA CLARA -- A lot of people were blown away at the whopping $1.2 billion cost of the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium.
|05/09/2013||Construction Resumes on Stalled L.A. Mission College Arts Center, But Controversy Remains|
May 09--SYLMAR-- Four years ago, Los Angeles Mission College broke ground on what was supposed to be a state-of-the-art Media Arts Center financed by voter-approved bonds.
|05/07/2013||Officials Call for Independent Review of Bay Bridge Repair Proposals|
SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ California state and local transit authorities are calling for an independent review of proposals to repair the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, whose planned opening date has been jeopardized by recent construction setbacks.
|05/06/2013||Ross Perot Jr. Makes Bet on Newport With Housing Complex|
May 06--Ross Perot Jr. sensed the oddity of the moment.
|05/06/2013||Crews shift to mop-up as Ventura County wildfire wanes|
May 06--Hundreds of battle-weary firefighters made the transition to mop-up mode Sunday as the 28,000-acre Springs fire in Ventura County was declared 75% contained, with full containment expected Monday.
|05/05/2013||Regional Development Plans Spark Unrest Throughout Marin|
May 05--LUKE TEYSSIER settled in the Tamalpais Valley with his wife and two young children two years ago seeking, he said, "a more rural setting."
|05/05/2013||New Renewable Energy Storage System to be Tested in California|
May 05--TEHACHAPI -- Depending on how well it works, a test project in the heart of Kern County's renewable energy region may be the next best thing to 24-hour-a-day sunlight or a breeze that never stops blowing.
|05/04/2013||Developers Plan Massive Industrial Campus in North San Jose|
May 04--SAN JOSE -- The new owners of a 57-acre site in North San Jose are planning 1 million square feet of industrial space to help create several hundred jobs in a part of the city that officials envision as a hub for cutting-edge manufacturing.
|05/04/2013||Marin Energy Authority Plans to Build its Own Solar Projects|
May 04--The Marin Energy Authority decided this week to begin setting aside money to develop its own renewable energy generation projects within its jurisdictional boundaries, which include all of Marin County and the city of Richmond.
|05/02/2013||Rail Board Member Wants More Bidder Info on Fresno-Madera Line|
May 02--SACRAMENTO At least one member of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board wants to know more about the prospective construction contractor for the first stretch in Fresno and Madera before he votes to award a contract next month.
|05/02/2013||EDITORIAL: San Francisco's Bay Bridge Revelations Just Keep Coming|
May 02--Fund-raising for the opening bash planned for the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge -- scheduled for Labor Day weekend -- has been suspended.
|05/02/2013||Construction Set to Begin at Major Irvine Housing Development|
May 02--Construction is set to begin on the first phase of a massive housing development that is part of the city of Irvine's long-awaited Great Park project.
|05/01/2013||Bay Bridge Tower Welds Flawed, Need Repairs|
May 01--Welds on the iconic tower of the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge are flawed and must be repaired, compounding other problems that have beset the project and could delay its planned September opening.
|05/01/2013||Dozens of Valley Fever Cases Strike Calif. Solar Plant Builders|
More than two dozen construction workers at solar power plant sites in southern California have been sickened by valley fever, state health officials say.
|05/01/2013||Finance Costs for New 49ers Stadium Expected to Drop By $90M|
May 01--SANTA CLARA -- The San Francisco 49ers and the city of Santa Clara are ready to take out a new mortgage, and they expect to spend a lot less than previously thought -- perhaps saving $90 million over the long run.
|05/01/2013||Officials Study Valley Fever Outbreak at Solar Power Construction Sites|
May 01--Epidemiologists are investigating an outbreak of valley fever that has sickened 28 workers at two large solar power construction sites in San Luis Obispo County.
|04/30/2013||Some Experts Assigned to Review Bay Bridge Have Apparent Conflicts|
April 30--Some of the experts asked to conduct a technical review of the tower foundation for the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge have current or recent financial and professional ties to the California Department of Transportation and Bay Bridge contractors.
|04/30/2013||'Star Wars' Creator George Lucas Seeks to Build New S.F. Museum Facility|
April 30--George Lucas seems to be using the force: The billionaire filmmaker is one of three finalists vying to create a new cultural facility in San Francisco.
|04/29/2013||SEC Accuses Victorville of Defrauding Airport Redevelopment Investors|
April 29--View: SEC ComplaintThe Securities and Exchange Commission filed a complaint Monday in federal court alleging the city of Victorville, the Southern California Logistics Airport Authority, and a bond underwriter of defrauding investors by inflating municipal bond valuations.
|04/28/2013||Delta Tunnel Project to Radically Change Sacramento County Landscape|
April 28--When Daniel Wilson learned earlier this year that the state of California wants to bulldoze his family's pear orchard to build a giant Sacramento River water diversion, he and his brother were making a major new investment in the crop.
|04/25/2013||49ers Stadium Leaders Refute Racism Charges Lodged By Civil Rights Groups|
April 25--SANTA CLARA -- A coalition of civil rights groups is threatening to sue over what it calls a lack of minority-owned businesses working on the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium, though project officials deny those claims and say they gave contractors of all races an equal opportunity to participate.
|04/20/2013||Sacramento, Seattle 'In the Same Ballpark' on Kings Bids, Stern Says|
April 20--NEW YORK -- The two competing bids for the Sacramento Kings "are in the same ballpark," NBA Commissioner David Stern said Friday, pushing aside complaints from the Maloofs that the deal they've struck with investors from Seattle is markedly superior to the counteroffer from Sacramento.
|04/22/2013||49ers Stadium Construction Bill Includes Some Quirky Big-Ticket Items|
April 22--SANTA CLARA -- The costs to build the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium range from big-ticket items, such as $25 million for an electrical system that will allow 12,000 fans to charge their cellphones simultaneously, to small ones like a $498 bookshelf.
|04/22/2013||Water Agencies Seek Direct Involvement in $14B Delta Water Project|
April 22--Southern California water agencies have been quietly negotiating with state officials to take a major role in designing and building the giant Sacramento River diversion tunnels at the core of Gov. Jerry Brown's water policy for the state, according to documents obtained by The Bee.