A Novato man’s dog – obtained from a rescue organization – is being credited with returning the favor by saving his life after he was overcome with carbon monoxide poisoning.
A number of evacuations and street closures were ordered briefly Tuesday morning following a gas line rupture in San Francisco’s South of Market area, authorities said.
Fourteen students reported feeling ill after breathing gas fumes from a leak that occurred in a science room at Encinal High School in Alameda Tuesday morning, Alameda fire Capt. James Colburn said.
The California Independent System Operator Corporation has issued a statewide Flex Alert for Thursday, asking people to voluntary conserve power.
Residents were being advised to shelter in place near a reported gas leak in Atherton Friday morning, police said.
An array of officials from San Bruno, San Carlos and other Peninsula cities called at a state legislative hearing in San Carlos Monday for more, better, and more technical information about pipeline safety.
Fire crews responded Tuesday to an influx of calls about a strong gas odor throughout west Richmond this afternoon, fire officials said.
A hotel in Richmond was evacuated Monday morning after a double tanker gas trailer overturned.
The California agency investigating a deadly pipeline explosion and the City of San Bruno are set to propose major fines they say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. should pay for its negligence leading up to the blast.
Environmental and education advocates have proposed a new measure that would tax oil and gas extracted in California to fund education programs in the state.