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  • August 4, 2011
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Bay Area Regional Disaster Resilience Initiative ABAG Earthquake and Hazards Program

Building Upon Current Activities and Capabilities to Develop a Bay Area Disaster Recovery Action Plan In partnership with the Bay Area public, private sector and non-profit organizations, regional agencies and associations, ABAG is spearheading the development of a Bay Area Regional Disaster Resilience Action Plan Initiative focusing on recovery and restoration after major disasters and […]

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  • August 3, 2011
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Bay Area airport construction workers lose work after Congress fails to renew FAA funding – Inside Bay Area

By Sean MaherOakland Tribune Posted: 08/02/2011 05:48:53 PM PDT OAKLAND — Scores of local airport construction workers either laid off or on furlough hoped to go back to work after Congress agreed on a debt ceiling deal Tuesday but were crushed to find no end to a partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration. Though air […]

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  • July 26, 2011
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Port of Oakland vitally important to economic recovery – Oakland Tribune My Word – Inside Bay Area

  By Francisco J. Sanchez, My Word, Oakland Tribune, © Copyright 2011, Bay Area News Group EARLIER THIS WEEK, I joined several members of Oakland’s business community to announce a partnership between the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) and the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), designed to help local small and medium-sized enterprises in […]

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  • July 26, 2011
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USACE Sacramento District – Delta News – July 2011

 Download a PDF of the July, 2011 issue of the Army Corps Delta News at: http://www.spk.usace.army.mil/projects/civil/Delta/News.html.  Topics in this Issue Delta Islands & Levees Feasibility  Study     CALFED Levee Stability Program     Delta Long Term Management  Strategy   Lower San Joaquin Feasibility Study    SF Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project   Sacramento River Deep […]

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  • July 19, 2011
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New Presidio trail honors S.F.'s maritime past

 San Francisco — A newly built trail and boardwalk on the southern edge of the Presidio is as much a window into San Francisco’s maritime history as it is a path through restored sand dunes and coastal habitat. The quarter-mile combination pathway and elevated wooden walkway was finished this month, allowing visitors and bird-watchers to […]

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  • July 13, 2011
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Work on eastern span of Bay Bridge complete in China – ContraCostaTimes.com

SHANGHAI — China’s biggest heavy machinery maker wrapped up work Monday on the new, tougher east span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge, hoping success with the $6.3 billion project will help it clinch more overseas contracts. California’s Department of Transportation chose Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries to fabricate the steel girders and tower meant to […]

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  • July 13, 2011
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America's Cup preparations under way for the bay

Almost 500,000 people could crowd onto the shores of San Francisco and Marin to watch sailboats whiz past Alcatraz in a race for the America’s Cup, according to the first complete look at the unique benefits – and headaches – the event will bring to the city. The draft environmental impact report, released Monday, is […]

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