All Oakland public schools were dismissed Thursday after a strong odor of natural gas spread through the city.
Dozens of residents in a rural area of Hawaii have been placed on alert as flowing lava from an erupting volcano advances.
Students and staff at Jose Ortega Elementary School in San Francisco’s Ingleside neighborhood were allowed to return to their classrooms after police initiated a brief evacuation due to a bomb threat.
The bodies discovered decomposing Wednesday in an apartment complex in Mountain View that had a strong gas odor were father Lian Liu and his son.
Two decomposing bodies were found Wednesday inside the apartment that was the source of an unusual chemical odor that prompted authorities to evacuate the entire complex, said Mountain View police.
San Mateo High School is closed Wednesday morning because of a gas leak reported on the campus Tuesday night.
Andrew Hill High School In East San Jose Evacuated After Being Placed On Lockdown; Police Investigate Bomb Threat
Andrew Hill High School in San Jose is being evacuated after being placed on lockdown Friday afternoon. Police are investigating a possible bomb threat and an apparent call for ransom over the phone.
Lowell High School has been evacuated according to the San Francisco Police Department due to an unspecified threat. Police say students are being taken safely to the campus football field as they conduct a sweep.
Crews working through the night in steep terrain are building containment lines around a wildfire near the rural Northern California town of Weaverville that forced the evacuation of about 200 homes.
PG&E crews have stopped the flow of gas from a gas line ruptured by a construction crew near a shopping center in Fremont that led to the evacuation of multiple businesses this afternoon, a PG&E spokeswoman said.