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Patrol Car Fire Sends CHP Officer To Hospital After Explosion On Treasure Island Ramp

A California Highway Patrol officer was injured in a car fire on a Treasure Island ramp on the Bay Bridge Monday evening, a CHP spokesman said.

01/26/2015

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Sound Of Exploding Wheelchair Tire Causes Evacuation Order For Part Of San Rafael

The sound of exploding, over-inflated tires on a wheelchair caused a shelter-in-place order and partial evacuation of the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael Thursday morning, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.

01/22/2015

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PG&E Ordered To Turn Over 65,000 Emails To City Of San Bruno By End Of January

The city claims that several sets of previously released emails show a “cozy and improper” relationship between PG&E and the CPUC.

01/14/2015

Students evacuated Vallejo High School after an explosion in a photo lab injured 2 employees. (CBS SF)

2 Staff Members Injured In Gas Explosion At Vallejo High School; Lines Had Been Shutoff Since Napa Quake

Vallejo High School was evacuated after an a maintenance worker trying to re-light the pilot caused an explosion, seriously injuring himself and at least one other staff member. School has since resumed.

11/14/2014

Two people are critically injured and one is unaccounted for after an explosion and fire at an apartment complex in Walnut Creek Friday morning. (Contra Costa Fire)

2 People Critically Injured When Walnut Creek Apartment Explodes, Drug Lab Suspected

Two people are critically injured and one is unaccounted for after an explosion and fire at an apartment complex in Walnut Creek Friday morning.

10/31/2014

(Photo by Joel Kowsky/NASA via Getty Images)

Bay Area Students’ Shrimp Project Destroyed In Tuesday’s Rocket Explosion

The explosion of an unmanned rocket lifting off for the International Space Station is not only a setback for the space program, but also a disappointment to the hundreds of school children across the country, including here in the Bay Area.

10/29/2014

The unmanned Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Antares rocket explodes moments after liftoff over the launch complex at Wallops Island, Virginia. (NASA)

Rocket Bound For Space Station Explodes After Launch

An unmanned NASA rocket was seen exploding shortly after liftoff Tuesday afternoon from an island off the coast of Virginia.

10/28/2014

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CPUC President Peevey Won’t Seek Reappointment At End Of Term Amid Flap Over Inappropriate PG&E Emails

California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey announced Thursday that he will not seek reappointment to a new term amid criticism over inappropriate email exchanges between CPUC and PG&E over regulatory proceedings.

10/09/2014

San Jose Fire Department fighting one-alarm fire in San Jose on September 3, 2014. (Craig Rose/Friends of SJ Firefighters)

Gas Meter Explodes, Starts One-Alarm Fire In San Jose

The fire was contained in less than an hour and along with evacuations, it did cause some road closures in the area.

09/03/2014

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E Fined $1.4 Billion For Violations Leading To 2010 San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

The California Public Utilities Commission has levied a $1.4 billion fine against PG&E the result of an investigation behind the utility’s operations and practices including the lead-up to the San Bruno pipeline explosion in 2010.

09/02/2014

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