A balcony that snapped off an apartment building and led to the deaths of six college students was supported by wooden beams that had been badly rotted by exposure to moisture, building inspectors in Berkeley said Tuesday.
Building inspectors are extra busy following a deadly deck collapse in Berkeley that sent 13 people plunging to the ground.
Muni officials are trying to determine if a standard issue safety attachment, designed to protect pedestrians and bicyclists, was missing from the bus involved.
A new report by the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury calls for more oversight of food truck operations and finds their regulations to be insufficient.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has fired or suspended nearly 20 workers after the utility discovered that legally required inspections may not have been performed.
Federal investigators continue to look into what caused last month’s fire at the Richmond refinery.
Pacific Gas and Electric has released the results of its accelerated leak survey of its transmission pipelines, which showed that it has found and repaired 59 leaks on gas pipelines.
State public utility officials defended their actions Tuesday evening to an audience of skeptical legislators and victims of a pipeline explosion that tore through a San Bruno neighborhood on Sept. 9.
San Francisco restaurant inspections are lagging because of a lack of staff. The San Francisco Health Department has 19 food inspectors instead of the 23 it is supposed to.
VALLEJO, Calif. (KCBS) _ The California Highway Patrol conducted a surprise inspection of tour buses and passenger vans at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom on Saturday.