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“GODZILLA ATTACK!” warns hacked highway message board in San Francisco

“GODZILLA ATTACK!” warns hacked highway...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 21, 2014

A highway message board used to alert drivers to backups and road work in San Francisco recently warned drivers of ...

Fire sparked by blowtorch at Southern California bridge construction site shuts down section of I-15 for nearly 2 days

Fire sparked by blowtorch at Southern California bridge...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 07, 2014

Officials in Hesperia, California closed down an entire section of Interstate 15 for about a day and a half between ...

Can Texas make high-speed rail work? California can’t

Can Texas make high-speed rail work? California can’t

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 01, 2014

For the last few years, I’ve been critical of California’s attempts to link Los Angeles to San Francisco with a ...

VIDEO: 5-alarm fire engulfs San Francisco construction site, burns through the night

VIDEO: 5-alarm fire engulfs San Francisco construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2014

A six-story apartment complex under construction in San Francisco was engulfed in flames Tuesday afternoon and burned throughout the night, ...

San Francisco construction crew adds human skeleton to unique collection of finds at Transbay Transit site

San Francisco construction crew adds human skeleton to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2014

A construction crew in San Francisco is slowly amassing a small museum of the city's history. While building the $1.9 billion ...

State orders Google to move its mystery barge construction site from San Francisco Bay island

State orders Google to move its mystery barge...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 07, 2014

The mystery surrounding whatever it is Google is building atop a barge moored to an island in the middle of ...

Burglars pose as construction workers to steal safe from California home

Burglars pose as construction workers to steal safe...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 09, 2014

Police in a city near San Francisco are on the hunt for a group of men they say posed as ...

Fast Train to Nowhere: 5 reasons why high-speed rail is the next Obamacare

Fast Train to Nowhere: 5 reasons why high-speed rail is...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 22, 2013

California is chugging along in it's crusade to build a high-speed rail system linking Los Angeles and San Francisco. How ...

Construction of new 49ers stadium has claimed the lives of 2 workers

Construction of new 49ers stadium has claimed the lives...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2013

Since breaking ground in April of 2012, construction on the new home of the San Francisco 49ers has claimed the ...

Construction crews begin biggest dam removal project in California history

Construction crews begin biggest dam removal project in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 25, 2013

Built in 1921, the San Clemente Dam near Carmel Valley, California was once an important source of water for towns ...

Lower pay, higher costs, immigration enforcement involved in California construction companies’ struggle to find workers

Lower pay, higher costs, immigration enforcement...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 09, 2013

Same story, different place. Just like their counterparts in Minnesota and other metro areas across the country, construction companies in California, ...

Report: renewables will lead to blackouts in the greenest state

Report: renewables will lead to blackouts in the...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 01, 2013

This is what happens when politics trump engineering. California is being warned of impending blackouts because there’s insufficient electrical generating ...

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