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Eighty-nine percent of construction firms surveyed in California say they are having trouble finding qualified workers to meet the growing demand for construction services, according to a report released Wednesday by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Voters in Chula Vista will decide whether to pass Proposition A and amend the city’s charter to change the way the city bids and awards public works contracts next Tuesday during the midterm election.

The newly formed Richman Group of California has broken ground on its first residential project, a 95-unit seniors affordable community, located at 345 Commonwealth Avenue in Fullerton, Calif.

The Port of San Diego and the city of Chula Vista celebrated the completion of the H Street Extension project in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday.

(AP) -- A structural engineer said century-old dormitories at the University of Nevada, Reno do not need to be demolished and can be updated to meet safety standards.

The city of San Diego is streamlining its bidding process for public works projects to pay contractors faster and hire more engineers.

October's final week features public works projects and a mixed-use residential complex.

Business and professional groups around San Diego will host speakers, mixers and expos this week.

Caltrans announced Friday that the Cabrillo Bridge leading into and out of Balboa Park will be closed to vehicles during some nighttime hours next week, as construction crews work on the $38 million Cabrillo Bridge Retrofit and Rehabilitation Project.

(AP) -- An upcoming auction for a Palm Springs house that once belonged to Elvis Presley has been canceled.

San Diego home remodeler Marrokal Design & Remodeling is hosting a free seminar on Saturday focused on kitchen layouts, design styles, and options for materials and finishes. Homeowners can also ask questions one-on-one with designers.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday for the new $10 billion liquefaction export facilities at Cameron LNG in Lousiana, a project being developed by a joint venture including Sempra Energy’s Sempra LNG unit.

The value of all new building contracts for future construction slipped again in September in the San Diego area, marking a second straight month of significant decline, according to McGraw Hill Construction's monthly report.

(AP) -- It's going to take $4 million to keep darkness from falling on the Bay Bridge.

The West finished the third quarter with continued growth in design activity, thanks to multifamily residential buildings and previously halted institutional projects.

The San Diego City Council on Monday unanimously approved a measure that should allow the city to continue to get state funds for construction projects, which have been under threat of voter-approved restrictions against requiring "project labor agreements" for construction contracts.

The La Jolla-based Richman Group of California has broken ground on its first residential project in Fullerton.

(AP) -- Golden Gate Bridge officials are again floating the idea of charging bicyclists and pedestrians to use the famed span's sidewalks.

(AP) -- Academy Award winner Joan Fontaine has yet another gift in store for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Sacramento-based Clark Pacific has been named to provide precast architectural cladding elements for the new San Diego Central Courthouse, as well as cladding for San Diego International Airport’s new parking garage and rent-a-car facility.

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