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Suspicious Package Prompts Closure Of Busy Berkeley Street

A busy thoroughfare in downtown Berkeley has been shut down and some businesses evacuated Monday afternoon as a bomb squad investigates a suspicious package, a police spokeswoman said.

10/28/2013

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Evacuation Lifted After Bomb Scare At Richmond Federal Building

An evacuation order at the Frank Hegel Federal Building in Richmond was lifted Friday afternoon after a suspicious package was determined to contain only flashlights and batteries, the city’s fire chief said.

10/11/2013

Suspicious Package

Suspicious Package Prompts Street Closures In SF Mission District

Streets have reopened in San Francisco’s Mission district after a police bomb squad investigated a suspicious package.

10/05/2013

The San Francisco Police Dept. Bomb Squad at work. (CBS file photo)

SF Police Arrest Suspect Armed With Grenade On Mission Street

Part of Mission Street was closed for more than an hour Saturday morning and a man was arrested as police responded to reports of a person with a grenade.

08/17/2013

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

The San Francisco Police Dept. Bomb Squad at work. (CBS file photo)

Suspicious Packges In SF’s Russian Hill, Financial District Deemed Harmless

Members of the San Francisco police bomb squad determined suspicious objects found in two different city neighborhoods on Friday were harmless.

06/14/2013

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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

Bay to Breakers Start

San Francisco Police To Beef Up Security At Bay To Breakers

Police Chief Greg Suhr said extra officers will be on hand and the bomb squad will deployed along the racecourse.

05/16/2013

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Bomb Squad Called To SF’s Noe Valley; Evacuations Ordered

Residents in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood were being evacuated Friday afternoon after police detained a man and then called the bomb squad to the area, a police spokesman said.

05/03/2013

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