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Fire burns at a ruptured gas line outside a pizza parlor on El Camino Real in San Bruno, January, 26, 2015. (CBS)

San Bruno Teen On Joyride Slams Into Gas Line, Sparking Pizza Parlor Blaze

A 16-year-old girl was arrested Monday after authorities said she led police on a chase and slammed into a natural gas meter at a pizza parlor, causing a massive fire that burned down the restaurant.

01/26/2015

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Fill Up The Tank Now? Wholesale Gas Price Hikes Likely To Be Passed To Drivers

Falling gas prices have offered relief for consumers, but those costs could be heading back up again.

01/25/2015

Fire department crews at the scene of a gas leak on the 2100 block of Tully Road in San Jose, January 20, 2015. (CBS)

San Jose Construction Crew Hits Gas Line; Leak Forces Businesses To Evacuate

A dozen businesses in San Jose were evacuated Tuesday afternoon because of a gas leak caused when a construction crew hit a high-pressure gas line, according to the San Jose Fire Department.

01/20/2015

VTA light rail

Cheaper Gas Prices Not Deterring Bay Area Commuters From Using Mass Transit

Drivers are not the only ones excited about cheaper gas prices; transit agencies are also saving money on diesel fuel. But public transit ridership remains high despite the low fuel costs.

01/06/2015

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PG&E Increasing Rates By 6%; Largest Since 2006

Monthly rates for customers of the Pacific Gas and Electric Co.—the state’s largest provider of electricity and natural gas service—are going up by nearly 6 percent for the average home.

01/01/2015

Toyota Mirai hydrogen-powered car. (CBS)

Despite Carbon Emissions Concerns, Car Makers Betting Big On Hydrogen Market

Hydrogen cars may not be as green as they seem even though they’re zero-emission.

12/16/2014

Gas pump

Bay Area Gas Prices Fall 26 Cents Per Gallon; Poised To Drop Even Further By New Year

Average gas prices fell 24 cents in California last month and further in the Bay Area, continuing a downward trend seen across the country, according to the American Automobile Association’s Northern California chapter.

12/10/2014

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Sub $3 Gas Becoming A Common Sight In Bay Area

Oil prices continued to tumble Friday after OPEC producers elected not to cut production. That means we could see the slide in gas prices continue for the foreseeable future.

11/28/2014

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Ford’s New F-150 To Get 26 Mpg, Tops Among Pickups

Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup.

11/26/2014

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Berkeley Could Soon Add Global Warming Labels To Gas Pumps

In keeping tradition with its progressive history, the city of Berkeley could soon start slapping stickers on gas pumps to warn drivers that burning fuel contributes to global warming.

11/18/2014

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