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A Vallejo garage and car destroyed in a fire on Tuesday, June 23 2015. (CBS SF)

Vallejo Man Welding Leaky Gas Tank Sparks Fire, Suffers Severe Burns

A man was critically burned from a house fire in Vallejo early Tuesday morning that reportedly started while he was working on his car.

06/23/2015

Jerry Brown Interview

California Democrats And Republicans Could Agree To Hike Gas Tax

California’s $59 billion backlog of roadway maintenance projects has Governor Jerry Brown fed up and seeking to raise the state’s gas tax, which hasn’t been increased since the early ’90s.

05/26/2015

Diesel smoke spews from a truck as morning commuters travel the 210 freeway between Los Angeles and cities to the east.   (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Governor Brown Calls For Reducing Emissions 40 Percent Below 1990 Levels By 2030

The executive order is the most aggressive benchmark in North America and is line with those of leading international governments, including the European Union.

04/29/2015

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$9 A Gallon Gas In Concord?

Consider it a late April’s Fools joke. Some pranksters are likely responsible for the ghastly $9 a gallon gas prices spotted at a Chevron in Concord Tuesday.

04/28/2015

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10 Apple Watch Apps That Will Change The Way You Travel, Work And Exercise

Assuming you’ve snagged an Apple Watch, your wrist is now a tool belt for seamlessly controlling your finances, home and health without ever reaching into your pocket.

04/24/2015

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Gas Leak Shelter-In-Place Order Lifted For Antioch Mobile Home Park

A shelter-in-place order for residents of a mobile home park in Antioch has been lifted after PG&E stopped a gas leak in the area Thursday morning, fire and PG&E officials said.

04/23/2015

Seismograph (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Report: Earthquakes Triggered By Oil, Gas Drilling Shake Over A Dozen Areas In U.S.

More than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.

04/23/2015

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High School Shelters In Place After Menlo Park Gas Leak Reported; Traffic Affected

PG&E crews are at the scene of a gas leak reported Wednesday afternoon in Menlo Park that has prompted a nearby high school to shelter in place, utility and school officials said.

04/22/2015

Flames and a smoke plume rise from the massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Getty Images)

California Regulator Asks If PG&E Is ‘Too Big’ To Operate Safely Before Voting On $1.6 Billion Penalty

Pacific Gas & Electric Co., California’s largest power utility, is too large and has too much money to be held accountable. That’s expected to be the message Thursday as the state’s top utility regulator prepares to vote on a penalty for the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.

04/09/2015

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Cheap Gas Likely To Last Next 20 Years As Global Oil Prices Continue Plummeting

California continues to have the highest prices among all 50 states with $3.20 per gallon — $ .80 above the national average — but it’s starting to come back down thanks to a drop in the price of crude oil globally.

03/30/2015

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