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A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E Charged With Felonies In San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

Pacific Gas and Electric has been charged with federal felony counts involving safety violations linked to a 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in the San Francisco Bay Area.

04/01/2014

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Lottery Games May Be Coming To California Gas Pumps

If you’re feeling lucky while filling up your gas tank, soon you may be able to buy a lottery ticket right from the pump in California.

03/30/2014

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Bay Area Gas Prices Surging Over Last Month

In Oakland, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded was $3.93, up 16 cents from one month ago, the American Automobile Association said Wednesday.

03/28/2014

Max, a German shepherd who pulled his owner out of bed as their home filled with carbon monoxide. (CBS)

Hero Dog Saves Elderly Novato Man From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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.

03/05/2014

Scene outside The Butler & The Chef restaurant on South Park St. in San Francisco where a gas line was ruptured. (CBS)

Daycare Children Among Evacuated From San Francisco SoMa Gas Line Rupture

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.

02/18/2014

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Students Sent To Hospital After Alameda School Gas Leak

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.

02/11/2014

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Californians Urged To Conserve Power On Thursday

The California Independent System Operator Corporation has issued a statewide Flex Alert for Thursday, asking people to voluntary conserve power.

02/06/2014

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Gas Leak Prompts Shelter-In-Place Warning For Atherton Residents

Residents were being advised to shelter in place near a reported gas leak in Atherton Friday morning, police said.

01/24/2014

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Peninsula City Leaders Call For Pipeline Safety Transparency At Legislative Hearing

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.

10/29/2013

A worker wears a hazmat suit. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Dozens Report Strong Gas-Like Smell In Richmond Area

Fire crews responded Tuesday to an influx of calls about a strong gas odor throughout west Richmond this afternoon, fire officials said.

10/08/2013

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