|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.
|12/05/2013||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."
|11/27/2013||Microsoft Pledges Funding for Bridge over Overlake Transit Center|
Nov. 27--Thousands of Microsoft workers on the west side of the Redmond campus may have a quick walk or bike ride to a future light-rail station, thanks to a bridge that would be built with the software giant's money.
|11/27/2013||Catholic Renovation of Crystal Cathedral to Begin|
Nov. 27--The former Crystal Cathedral will close to the public as it undergoes a transformation from a space built as a television studio as much as a sanctuary into the spiritual home for the Orange County Catholic community of more than 1.2 million people.
|11/27/2013||Identifying Wood-Framed Apartments at Risk in Quakes Could Take a Year or More|
Nov. 27--Los Angeles city building officials have concluded that it would take inspectors more than a year to identify all the apartment buildings in the city that have a certain type of wood frame that is vulnerable to collapse in a major earthquake.