A father and his son were trying to dig a hole with a torch before the explosion. Deputies found hand tools, lighter fluid, matches and canisters with powders the pair were using to break up concrete fence posts.
A San Mateo County Superior Court judge Monday lifted a stay on a shareholders’ lawsuit that accuses PG&E Co. officers and directors of violating their fiduciary duty by allegedly failing to prevent safety violations that led to a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno in 2010.
A federal grand jury has indicted Pacific Gas and Electric Company for allegedly obstructing the federal investigation into the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.
A man in East San Jose lost both his hands Friday night when a firework he was holding exploded prematurely. In Sunnyvale, two men lost their fingers when a firework blew them off.
Two girls suffered minor injuries when a built-in barbecue pit exploded in the backyard of a Campbell home on Wednesday night.
Police are looking for two people in connection to a suspicious fire that caused an Oakland apartment building to fall off its foundation on Friday night.
A fire at a home in Rohnert Park on Thursday afternoon caused an estimated $70,000 in damage, according to the city’s Department of Public Safety.
There’s little doubt that the larger star in the system known as Eta Carinae will soon expire — and in spectacular fashion. But just how spectacular remains uncertain.
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The United States Postal service is offering a reward for information on who blew the bottom off of a Woodacre drop box over the weekend.