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Lit Explosive Fuse Crackling and Sparking fireworks

Fireworks Blow Off Hands, Fingers Of 3 Southbay Men

A man in East San Jose lost both his hands Friday night when a firework he was holding exploded prematurely. In Sunnyvale, two men lost their fingers when a firework blew them off.

07/05/2014

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Fines For San Bruno Pipeline Explosion Likely To Exceed $1B

The California agency investigating a deadly pipeline explosion and the City of San Bruno are set to propose major fines they say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. should pay for its negligence leading up to the blast.

05/06/2013

A cartoon depicting Texas Gov. Rick Perry and an explosion appeared in the April 25, 2013 edition of the Sacramento Bee. (CBS)

Sacramento Bee Cartoon Depicting Explosion Disgusts Texas Governor

Gov. Rick Perry said Friday he’s disgusted a California newspaper ran a cartoon that depicts him boasting about booming business in Texas, then shows an explosion, a week after a fertilizer plant explosion killed 14 people in a Texas town.

04/27/2013

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Getty Images)

PG&E Reforms Sought As San Bruno Marks 2 Years Since Explosion

As nearly two years have passed since a San Bruno neighborhood was rocked by a natural gas pipeline explosion, Assemblyman Jerry Hill met with survivors at the blast site Tuesday to discuss efforts to reform the utilities.

09/04/2012

Homeless people seen across the street from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. (CBS)

Noise Blasts Aimed At Keeping Homeless Away From SF Music Venue

You can forget abut getting a good night sleep in one San Francisco neighborhood. Operators of the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium are blasting sounds onto the streets around the concert venue to prevent people from sleeping on the sidewalk.

05/03/2012

PG&E workers inspect a segment of gas pipeline.

PG&E Pipeline Explodes During Test, Causes Mudslide On I-280 In Woodside

A natural gas pipeline that was undergoing safety testing burst open Sunday afternoon, sending water, mud and rocks across northbound Interstate Highway 280 at Farm Hill Boulevard.

11/06/2011

A damaged home on the 3800 block of Ohio Avenue in Richmond following an explosion, November 1, 2011. (CBS)

Mystery Explosion At Richmond Home Injures Resident

A Richmond house exploded Tuesday morning, sending one of three people in the home to the hospital with major injuries, a Richmond police lieutenant said.

11/01/2011

san bruno crater

Giant Crater From San Bruno Pipeline Blast To Be Filled

Crews are getting ready to fill a giant crater in San Bruno’s Crestmoor neighborhood, created after last September’s deadly pipeline explosion.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/16/2011

San Bruno Explosion

San Bruno Prepares To Mark Anniversary Of Explosion

In less than a month, San Bruno will mark the one year anniversary of the pipeline disaster that killed eight people in the Glenview neighborhood. On Friday September 9th, members of the Crestmoor/Glenview neighborhood will gather at Skyline College for a somber memorial to the victims of the blast.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/10/2011

Apartment Bldg Explosion in Livermore

Illegal Drug Activity Blamed In Livermore Apartment Blast

Authorities were blaming illegal drug activity for an explosion at a Livermore apartment that left three people in critical condition.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/23/2011

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