|03/06/2014||Sacramento Region Gets $120M for Flood-Control Projects|
March 06--About $120 million in new federal spending is headed for the greater Sacramento region over the next 18 months for water and flood-control projects.
|03/06/2014||Oakland Mayor Unveils New 10,000-Resident Plan|
March 06--Oakland is pushing to build some 7,500 housing units across the city to capitalize on the region's booming housing market, Mayor Jean Quan said Wednesday.
|03/05/2014||New $300M Boutique Hotel Is Under Construction on Sunset Strip|
March 05--A striking new hotel under construction on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood will be a swanky outpost of the James, an upscale boutique brand in major urban centers.
|03/05/2014||Google Held Extensive Talks with National Park Service Over Mystery Barge|
March 05--Google held extensive talks with the National Park Service about bringing its mysterious barge and floating tech exhibition studio to San Francisco's historic Fort Mason Center last fall, until the project was put on hold because of construction delays, according to documents obtained Tuesday.
|03/05/2014||Would Angels' Arte Moreno Really Pay to Build His Own Ballpark?|
March 05--Is Arte Moreno bluffing, or would he really move the Angels out of Anaheim?
|03/04/2014||Commercial Property Owners to Vote on Funding Pittsburg eBART Station Construction|
March 04--PITTSBURG -- Commercial property owners near the site of a proposed eBART station will vote on whether to form a district that would let the city levy a one-time tax on them to help build it.
|03/04/2014||Judge Rules Kings County High-Speed Rail Lawsuit Can Move Forward|
March 04--A Sacramento judge ruled Tuesday that Kings County and two of its residents can forge ahead with a lawsuit against the California High-Speed Rail Authority over its plans for a statewide bullet train.
|03/04/2014||Barstow Lands $1.5B Aluminum Manufacturing Plant|
March 04--BARSTOW -- The City Council on Monday night voted 5-0 to approve the framework of a development agreement that would bring a $1.5 billion aluminum production facility and as many as 2,000 high-skilled manufacturing jobs to the Barstow area.
|03/04/2014||Honolulu Construction Boom Exhausts Local Crane Supplies|
March 04--It is the Year of the Horse in the Chinese calendar, but in Hawaii's construction industry you might say 2014 is the Year of the Crane.
|03/04/2014||Bureau of Reclamation Hit Over Calif. Water Cuts|
March 04--Until the federal government fulfills water obligations in the north, don't send it south.
|03/04/2014||Plan for Rural California Broadband Collapses|
March 04--A $138 million initiative to extend high-speed Internet capacity to about 150,000 rural California households -- including 3,520 in Sonoma and Mendocino counties -- has collapsed, forcing advocates to start from scratch after nearly three years of planning.
|03/04/2014||UCLA Officials Continue Push for Football Practice Facility|
March 04--UCLA athletic department officials continue to push to raise money to build a new football practice facility.
|03/04/2014||Anchorage Sues Feds Over Troubled Port Expansion|
March 04--Anchorage is suing the U.S. Maritime Administration over the city's bungled port expansion project, Mayor Dan Sullivan announced Monday.
|03/03/2014||Judge Rejects Portland Convention Center Opponents' Appeal for Vote on Proposed Subsidy|
March 03--A Multnomah Circuit Court judge has rejected an effort to have voters weigh in on proposed public backing for a Portland convention center hotel.
|02/28/2014||Fresno City Council Votes to Reopen Fulton Mall to Traffic|
Feb. 28--The Fresno City Council decided the fate of Fulton Mall with a 5-2 vote late Thursday in favor of putting traffic back on the street, handing a victory to Mayor Ashley Swearengin and almost certainly ending the 50-year urban experiment.
|03/02/2014||L.A. Redoubles Efforts to Host 2024 Summer Olympics|
March 02--As a deadline to submit its bid approaches, Los Angeles officials are stepping up their efforts to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and overcome perceived obstacles that could keep the International Olympic Committee from looking elsewhere.
|03/02/2014||Cal State University System Facing a $1.8B Backlog in Deferred Maintenance|
Top administrators for the California State University system warned legislators that years of budget cutbacks have left a $1.8 billion backlog of needed critical repairs and upgrades on campuses throughout the state.
|03/02/2014||Details About Leaky Hanford Tanks Withheld, Oregon Senator Says|
March 02--The Department of Energy withheld important information on the condition of underground waste tanks from the people of the Northwest and policymakers, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said Saturday.
|03/02/2014||Experts Say New Orchards Will Consume as Much Groundwater as 480,000 People|
March 02--The cumulative impact of rapidly expanding almond orchards in eastern Stanislaus County soon may create a massive drain on the region's groundwater supply.
|03/01/2014||Flash Floods, Mudslides Hit Southern California as Rain Continues|
March 01--After a day of relative calm, the skies again opened up again over Southern California, soaking denuded hillsides and threatening to send mud and debris flowing downhill toward homes in foothill communities of the San Gabriel Valley.
|03/01/2014||Commercial Drone Market Is Ready for Take Off|
March 01--The skies over America are about to get a lot more crowded.
|03/01/2014||Ivanpah Could Be First Massive U.S. Solar Plant, and the Last|
March 01--IVANPAH VALLEY, Calif.-- The day begins early at the Ivanpah solar power plant.
|03/01/2014||Hawaiian Electric Co. Revises Rooftop PV System Standards|
March 01--Hawaiian Electric Co. and its subsidiaries have issued new specifications for the installation of rooftop solar photovoltaic systems that the utility says will allow more homeowners to put up PV panels in neighborhoods with high levels of solar power generation.
|03/01/2014||Southern California Economy May Gain from Obama Proposal|
March 01--The Obama administration's $302 billion national transportation funding proposal, if implemented, would be an economic boost for Southern California, industry and economic experts say.
|03/01/2014||EPA Urges Protection for Bristol Bay, Putting New Alaska Mine at Risk|
March 01--SEATTLE -- The Environmental Protection Agency took the first step Friday toward possibly halting construction of the largest open-pit mine in North America, declaring that Alaska's Bristol Bay -- home to the most productive sockeye salmon fishery on Earth -- must be protected.