Assemblyman Jerry Hill was in San Francisco Monday morning to announce that three bills he authored that focus on natural gas pipeline safety were signed into law over the weekend.
A driver who crashed into a pump at a gas station in Martinez and ignited a dramatic blaze Wednesday night will not be cited or charged, a police lieutenant said Thursday.
As nearly two years have passed since a San Bruno neighborhood was rocked by a natural gas pipeline explosion, Assemblyman Jerry Hill met with survivors at the blast site Tuesday to discuss efforts to reform the utilities.
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said a pipeline strength test the company performed in 1956 damaged a weld and led to the 2010 explosion in San Bruno that left eight people dead and destroyed dozens of homes.
Two people critically injured in a Livermore apartment explosion last year were arrested Thursday on suspicion of causing the explosion that killed the third person in the apartment, police said.
Two people were injured in an explosion at a house in Vacaville Thursday afternoon, a city spokesman said.
Families returning to a San Bruno neighborhood destroyed by the 2010 gas pipeline explosion got an official welcome home by city officials on Monday.
The San Bruno City Council is taking three options into consideration over what to do with the pipeline involved in the 2010 blast that killed eight people.
Thousands of Sierra Nevada residents said they heard a loud boom on Sunday morning and many experts believe it was caused by a passing meteor shower.
Alameda County fire personnel, including a hazardous materials team, responded to a report of an explosion at an oil recycling facility in Newark Thursday night, an Alameda County fire battalion chief said.