Pacific Gas & Electric Co. expects to pay a total of $565 million in legal settlements and other claims from a deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb, the utility said.
A limousine fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge that killed five nurses trapped in the back was sparked by a mechanical problem. Meanwhile, dramatic recordings of 911 calls released Monday revealed desperate pleas for help outside the burning vehicle.
A 21-year-old Concord man was killed in car accident early Monday morning during wet weather conditions on state Highway 17 near Santa Cruz, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A man was killed when his car crashed into a tree in San Francisco’s McLaren Park on Monday evening, police said Tuesday.
A 24-year-old man was killed in a car crash near San Francisco’s Lake Merced on Monday night, police said Tuesday.
Richmond residents Darian Holly, 16, and his sister Mercedes Williams, 19, were standing with a group of people in front of a home in the 4100 block of McLaughlin Street around 9:45 p.m. when two suspects approached and opened fire, Richmond police Lt. Bisa French said.
A strong earthquake struck central Taiwan on Wednesday, killing at one person and injuring 19 as it damaged buildings on the quake-prone island.
A woman was killed and three people injured when a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck drove off of northbound U.S. Highway 101 and crashed in northern Marin County early this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Based on preliminary investigation, police said the vehicle was likely traveling northbound on San Clemente Street, approaching San Antonio Street when it traveled off the roadway to the right for an undetermined reason.
A woman was killed and three others injured in a two-vehicle crash in Oakland late Monday morning.