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The dismantling of the old canitlever portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge continued.

Caltrans Seeking Permits To Demolish Bay Bridge Pier With Explosives, Despite Possible Marine Life Danger

Caltrans is seeking permits to demolish the largest pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge with explosives, a procedure that could be dangerous to native marine mammals, but Caltrans officials say it would have the least impact on bay wildlife.

08/18/2015

Firefighters at the scene of a home in Oakland destroyed by an explosion and fire, August 11, 2015. (Doug Sovern/CBS)

Body Found After Oakland Home Explosion During Eviction Notice Injures 2 Deputies

The body of a person believed to be the target of a home eviction was discovered Tuesday morning after an explosion injured two Alameda County sheriff’s deputies serving the eviction notice at a West Oakland triplex.

08/11/2015

Lit Explosive Fuse Crackling and Sparking fireworks

San Jose Expanding Crackdown On Illegal Fireworks As Holiday Approaches

With about two weeks left until the Fourth of July holiday, San Jose city leaders have a plan that would expand a crackdown on illegal fireworks, which has become a growing concern for residents.

06/18/2015

2 ounces of hash oil. (jlcoving/Wikipedia)

East Bay Assemblywoman Proposes Cap On Buying Butane As Illegal Hash-Lab Explosions Become More Common

Health officials in California are concerned about a large increase in the number of hash-oil explosions stemming from illegal labs.

06/09/2015

Flames erupt after a gas line explosion near Highway 99 in northwest Fresno, April 17, 2015. (Natalie/@bluelove011)

Inmate Hurt In Fiery Pipeline Explosion At Fresno Sheriff’s Gun Range Dies

Jeremiah Espino, 52, of Sanger, suffered severe injuries in the April 17 blast and died at a hospital on Monday afternoon.

05/12/2015

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Man Killed In Mountain View House Fire Involving Explosive Materials

Neighbors tried to save a person who was killed in a home fire in Mountain View Thursday morning.

04/23/2015

Flames erupt after a gas line explosion near Highway 99 in northwest Fresno, April 17, 2015. (Natalie/@bluelove011)

Multiple Injuries Reported In Major Gas Line Explosion In Fresno County

The Fresno County Sheriff says 11 people were injured in a large gas-pipeline explosion that shut down Highway 99 in the area.

04/17/2015

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 20:  The gold version of the iPhone 5S is displayed at an Apple store on September 20, 2013 in New York City. Apple launched two new models of iPhone: the iPhone 5S, which is preceded by the iPhone 5, and a cheaper, paired down version, the iPhone 5C. The Gold version of the phone has reportedly become one of the hardest to find and orders are backed-up into October. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

iPhone Explodes In Man’s Pocket Leaving Him With 3rd Degree Burns

A Long Island man claims he cannot work after he suffered burns from his iPhone when it burst into flames.

03/02/2015

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How Much Will Gas Prices Rise After The Torrance Refinery Explosion?

Bay Area drivers can anticipate a spike in gas prices after an explosion and fire at a major refinery in Southern California.

02/19/2015

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Multiple Explosions Set House On Fire In Rural Sonoma County

There have been multiple explosions in a rural neighborhood just west of Santa Rosa in Sonoma County.

02/18/2015

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