Man Electrocuted While Trying To Steal Copper At Abandoned Oakland Pipe FactoryA man was killed by electrocution in West Oakland Wednesday night after apparently attempting to steal copper wiring, police said.
Copper Thieves Target Metering Lights, Add To Bay Area GridlockMotorists are quick to blame solo drivers, out-of-sync traffic lights and an improving economy for San Francisco Bay area traffic gridlock.
Antioch Copper Wire Thieves Reach New High - Or LowThe price tag to replace just one power pole and its missing transformer: $12,000.

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