Plan To Implode Old Bay Bridge Pier Moves Forward With Regulatory PermissionPlans to demolish the largest pier in the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge using explosives took another step forward Thurday as a bay regulatory commission unanimously granted Caltrans a permit for the project.
Caltrans Seeking Permits To Demolish Bay Bridge Pier With Explosives, Despite Possible Marine Life DangerCaltrans 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.
BART Service Halted After Person Talks About Blowing Up Train In San FranciscoBART closed the 16th Street Mission station in San Francisco earlier Sunday afternoon because a person was talking about explosives and possibly blowing up a train, a BART police lieutenant said Sunday.
WWII-Era Hand Grenade Found In Car Sold To Fairfield Auto Salvage YardSolano County sheriff’s deputies Wednesday afternoon located a hand grenade inside a vehicle sold to an auto salvage yard in unincorporated Fairfield, a sheriff’s spokesman said.
Suspected Stalker Found With Apparent Grenade In Richmond Motel RoomPolice in the East Bay say a man suspected of stalking his ex-girlfriend was arrested at a motel that had to be evacuated after officers found an apparent grenade in his room.
Novato Police Responding To Reports Of Explosions, Find 2 Residents With Homemade DevicesTwo Novato residents were arrested Friday on suspicion of possessing explosive devices after police received multiple reports of explosions in Novato.
Bomb Squad Disables Explosive Device Found On Brentwood StreetA bomb squad disabled an explosive device found on the street in Brentwood Wednesday morning, police said.
Bomb Squad Detonates Improvised Explosive Found In Santa Rosa Man's BackyardLaw enforcement officials detonated what they determined was an improvised explosive device that a Santa Rosa man found while landscaping his backyard Saturday, Santa Rosa police said.
Hash Oil Lab Fires A Growing, Explosive Threat In Contra Costa CountyCrews say a fire at an Antioch apartment Monday was started by a butane hash oil lab, making it the second fire in four days involving an explosive chemical inside a Contra Costa County home.
Police Detonate Explosive Device Found Near Pittsburg High SchoolResidents in the area of Central Avenue and MacArthur Avenue near Pittsburg High School were asked to shelter-in-place as a bomb squad detonated an explosive device Sunday night.
Bomb Squad Detonates Dynamite Found Outside Of SF Federal CourthouseThe bomb squad blew up an apparent explosive device outside the San Francisco Federal Building Monday night.
Military Explosive Device Found In Search Of Evacuated Watsonville NeighborhoodResidences in a Watsonville neighborhood were evacuated after an explosive device was found, police said.