Assemblymember Rob Bonta Sets Priorities, Supports Building Trades Bills
Sept. 2013

The Journeyman interviewed Assemblymember Bonta in July about some of his legislative priorities, his position on building trades issues, and the transition from City Council to State Assembly. Read More

Union Construction Crews Building Affordable Senior Apartments Near Lake Merritt

Sept. 2013

A new affordable senior housing community is under construction at 2nd Avenue and 15th Street in Oakland. General contractor James E. Roberts-Obayashi Corporation broke ground on the Lakeside Senior Apartments for Satellite Affordable Housing Associates (SAHA) in May. Job Superintendent Don Ernst said the project is all-union and is on schedule to be completed by October, 2014. Crews recently completed a major concrete pour of the building’s lower level. Read More …

Ohlone Colleges Adopt PLA for Construction Projects

Feb. 2013

The Ohlone College Board of Trustees approved a Project Stabilization Agreement in February for construction work funded by the bond measure passed by voters in 2010. Projects covered include renovating classrooms and science laboratories, construction of a parking structure and athletic fields, upgrading and retrofitting buildings for earthquake and fire safety, and doing utility infrastructure improvements at the Fremont and Newark campuses. Read more …