Implosion

Commuter traffic seen moving across the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 1, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Caltrans Proposes Underwater Implosions For Old Bay Bridge Pier; Environmental Group Concerned

Caltrans is looking for approval from the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission to conduct a test underwater implosion of one of the piers from the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge.

04/03/2015

The longfin smelt could derail plans to implode the eastern span of the Bay Bridge. (CBS)

Small Fish May Derail Plans To Implode Old Bay Bridge

Caltrans’ plan was to save money and protect the environment by bringing down the old bridge piers with explosives. But once again, the agency finds itself taking a detour, for one specific fish.

03/10/2015

Candlestick Park

Candlestick Park To Come Down By Wrecking Ball After SF Residents Worry Over Implosion Risks

A plan to implode Candlestick Park is now off the table after several hundred San Francisco residents opposed the idea citing health and environmental risks.

01/16/2015

Candlestick Park

Residents’ Group Launches Petition To Stop Candlestick Park Implosion, Citing Health Concerns

The plan to demolishing Candlestick Park and build new development on the site is running into increased opposition.

01/08/2015

Warren Hall at CSU East Bay in Hayward during a planned implosion, Saturday, August 17, 2013. (CBS)

Scientists Study Fake Quake Triggered By CSU Hayward Implosion

With a series of quick blasts and a cloud of dust a 13-story building on the Cal State-East Bay campus crashed to the ground Saturday morning as scientists monitored the impact on the nearby Hayward Fault.

08/17/2013

Warren Hall, on the CSU East Bay campus in Hayward, will be imploded on August 17, 2013. (CBS)

Landmark Tower At Cal State East Bay To Be Imploded

The loss of a building on an East Bay college campus this weekend will be science’s gain.

08/15/2013

Power Plant Demolition

Spectator’s Leg Severed By Shrapnel At Demolition Of Bakersfield Power Plant

One man had his leg severed Saturday and four others were also injured as shrapnel from the demolition of a power plant flew into a crowd of more than 1,000 spectators that had gathered in Bakersfield to watch it come down.

08/03/2013

George Lucas & Steven Spielberg (credit: VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Spielberg & Lucas Predicts ‘Implosion’ Of The Film Industry

Speaking at the University of Southern California, Spielberg and George Lucas warn that it will be harder to make films in the near future…

06/13/2013

Candlestick Park Stadium, San Francisco

Candlestick Park Implosion Set For End Of 2013 Season

After more than half a century of sports, music and civic history – San Francisco’s legendary Candlestick Park is nearing the end.

02/04/2013

The Oak Knoll Naval hospital is demolished in the Oakland Hills. (CBS)

Implosion Levels Oakland Hills Navy Hospital

A former Navy hospital in the Oakland Hills came crashing down Friday afternoon, demolished by 800 pounds of dynamite.

CBS San Francisco–04/08/2011