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Scene outside 5072 Elrose San Jose after an SUV crashed into a home and broke a gas line, April 4, 2012. (CBS)

San Jose Teen Honored For Saving Driver That Crashed Into Home

A 19-year-old neighbor who witnessed an allegedly intoxicated driver crash her SUV into a home in San Jose Tuesday night is being hailed as a hero for his actions to save the driver.


PG&E crews at the scene of a San Bruno gas leak. (CBS)

Homes Briefly Evacuated During San Bruno Gas Leak

City construction crews working on a sewer line accidentally damaged a natural gas line in San Bruno Tuesday afternoon, causing a leak that prompted the evacuation of about a half-dozen homes.



Richmond Gas Line Rupture Forces Evacuation Of Residents

An evacuation that was issued following a gas-line rupture Saturday morning in Richmond has been lifted, a Richmond Fire Department spokesman said.


Wednesday's gas leak scene near Union Square. (CBS)

Gas Leak Shuts Streets Around SF’s Union Square

PG&E crews restored service Wednesday night to some 70 customers who were impacted by a gas leak in downtown San Francisco Wednesday afternoon.


Cupertino gas, leak, explosion

Feds Probe PG&E Gas Explosion In Cupertino

Federal investigators were looking into the explosion of a leaky Pacific Gas and Electric Co. gas pipeline in Cupertino that damaged a condominium.



Gas Leak Outside Hayward Taco Bell Briefly Shuts Streets Near I-580

A gas leak near a Taco Bell in Hayward Thursday morning prompted the closure of part of a major thoroughfare near an Interstate Highway 580 on-ramp, a fire captain said.

CBS San Francisco–08/25/2011


ConsumerWatch: Lafayette Homeowner Uncovers Pipeline Problem

Last year’s San Bruno pipeline explosion created plenty of worry over leaking gas lines. For one Lafayette homeowner, those concerns became reality.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/07/2011


PG&E Proposes Lower Stability Standards For Utility Poles

There’s a new effort by PG&E to lower the stability standards for its power poles, and the move has prompted concerns among state regulators in the wake of the San Bruno disaster.


San Bruno gas pipeline blast

PG&E Promises Aggressive Testing Of Northern California Gas Lines

Pacific Gas and Electric on Wednesday outlined the steps it would take to ensure the safety of every mile of its gas transmission lines in Northern California.


Two firefighters assess the flames resulting from the gas line explosion in San Bruno on September 9, 2010. (AP)

8th Victim Dies From San Bruno Blast Injuries

Federal investigators are looking into whether an equipment failure along the pipeline that exploded in a San Francisco suburb was a factor in the deadly blast.

CBS San Francisco–09/28/2010




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