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A U.S. Postal Service mailbox. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Post Office Offering $10,000 Reward After Marin Mailbox Explosion

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.

06/03/2014

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

State Railroad Bridges Not Getting Inspected As Volatile Fracked Oil Shipments Set To Increase Dramatically

As rail shipments of crude oil into California are expected to rise exponentially, the state has not tasked anyone with inspecting thousands of railroad bridges across the state that will carry the tankers, even as derailments and explosions are on the rise in other parts of the county.

05/18/2014

Investigators on the scene of a San Leandro explosion and fire. (CBS)

Hash Oil Lab May Have Caused San Leandro Homeless Encampment Explosion

Investigators say that an explosion near the railroad tracks in San Leandro Wednesday may have been the result of someone trying to make hash oil, eventually setting off a butane gas fire.

04/30/2014

Firefighters on the scene of an explosion near railroad tracks along Hesperian Blvd. in San Leandro on April 29, 2014. (CBS)

2 Hurt In Explosion Near San Leandro Railroad Tracks

Police in San Leandro were responding to reports of an explosion near railroad tracks.

04/29/2014

Firefighters sift through rubble Friday at burned homes destroyed by a massive gas main explosion and fire in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E Pleads Not Guilty On Federal Felony Charges Over 2010 San Bruno Explosion

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials are set to appear in court on Monday morning to face federal felony charges involving safety violations tied to the deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.

04/21/2014

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 Charged With Felonies In San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

Pacific Gas and Electric has been charged with federal felony counts involving safety violations linked to a 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in the San Francisco Bay Area.

04/01/2014

The wrecked Honda Civic which was hit by a flying gas canister. (Tim Ryan/CBS)

Man Escapes Death When Explosion Launches Gas Canister Across San Leandro Street Into Car

A man was injured in San Leandro Friday morning after a gas canister, propelled by an explosion from company across the street, crashed through his car in the parking lot, according to an employee and fire official.

03/28/2014

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PG&E Acknowledges It Will Likely Face Criminal Charges In San Bruno Explosion

A disclosure document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by PG&E Corp. and its subsidiary said the company expects the federal government will bring criminal charges against the utility in connection with the Sept. 9, 2010, explosion of its transmission pipeline in San Bruno.

03/27/2014

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Sheriff Prepares To Burn Down Mobile Home Filled With Explosives In Redding

Sheriff’s deputies in Redding are preparing to burn down a mobile home where more than 60 pounds of highly volatile explosive material was found, forcing dozens of nearby residents to evacuate.

02/14/2014

A liquor store on the corner of 46th and Judah in San Francisco was damaged after police detonated a suspicious device nearby on January 14, 2014. (CBS)

SFPD Bomb Squad Detonates Explosives, Causes Damage In Sunset District

San Francisco police detonated a bomb found in the city’s Sunset District Tuesday night. The explosion caused a fire that damaged a nearby business.

01/15/2014

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