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.
Falling gas prices have offered relief for consumers, but those costs could be heading back up again.
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.
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.
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.
Hydrogen cars may not be as green as they seem even though they’re zero-emission.
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.
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.
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.
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.