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Bomb Threat At Vallejo Courthouse Prompts Evacuations

The Solano County courthouse in Vallejo was evacuated because of a bomb threat Thursday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokesman said.

08/29/2013

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Bomb Threat Leads To Evacuation Of Superior Court Buildings In San Jose

Employees at two Santa Clara County Superior Court buildings in San Jose have been allowed to go back to work after a bomb threat that prompted evacuations Thursday morning was determined to be without merit.

08/22/2013

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Caltrain Delays Blamed On Palo Alto Suspicious Object

A suspicious object that was found at the Palo Alto Caltrain station Wednesday morning caused a scare and resulted in train delays as police examined the item.

07/10/2013

An old mortar shell was found by workers on the Presidio Parkway project in San Francisco on June 27, 2013. (CBS)

Doyle Drive Construction Halted After Antique Explosives Found

Construction on the new Presidio Parkway was stopped twice this week after work crews discovered old explosives on the former military base.

06/28/2013

A bomb squad detonates grenades in the front yard of a home on the 15000 block of Chelsea Drive in San Jose, June 27, 2013. (CBS)

WWII Grenades Found In San Jose Home, Detonated In Front Yard

The Santa Clara County sheriff’s bomb squad disposed of three World War II-era hand grenades found in a home near San Jose Thursday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokesman said.

06/27/2013

A man pushes shopping carts outside of a Walmart store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘Suspicious’ Abandoned Lunchbox Shuts Down Gilroy Walmart

A suspicious package that evacuated a Gilroy Walmart for about two hours Thursday afternoon turned out to be a lunchbox left behind.

06/06/2013

Mountain View Shopping Center Shut Down Due To Suspicious Pressure Cooker

The area around the San Antonio Shopping Center in Mountain View was shut down Sunday evening and buildings evacuated after a resident spotted a pressure cooker near a building.

05/27/2013

Bomb Scare Prompts Evacuation After Amgen Bike Race In Livermore

Festivities surrounding the Amgen Tour of California Race were brought to a temporary halt by a bomb scare in downtown Livermore Saturday afternoon.

05/18/2013

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Grenade Found In San Jose Garage Detonated Safely

A grenade found in a San Jose garage Friday afternoon was safely detonated and removed, according to police.

05/17/2013

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San Jose Office Building Evacuated Over Suspicious Package

Police ordered a San Jose office building evacuated Wednesday morning as a bomb squad investigated a suspicious package.

05/01/2013

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