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Cupertino gas, leak, explosion

Feds Probe PG&E Gas Explosion In Cupertino

Federal investigators were looking into the explosion of a leaky Pacific Gas and Electric Co. gas pipeline in Cupertino that damaged a condominium.


Natural gas pipelines

California Pipeline Safety Legislation Lands On Governor’s Desk

The California legislature has passed a bill to require Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and other utilities to install remote-controlled automatic shut-off valves on gas transmission lines.


Surveillance Video of 2009 West Portal Muni Crash (SFMTA)

Study Finds Driver Blacked Out Before 2009 Muni West Portal Crash

Federal investigators have concluded that the driver of a San Francisco light rail train blacked out before a crash two years ago that injured dozens of passengers.


San Bruno gas pipeline blast

PG&E Promises Aggressive Testing Of Northern California Gas Lines

Pacific Gas and Electric on Wednesday outlined the steps it would take to ensure the safety of every mile of its gas transmission lines in Northern California.


Year In Review: 2010 Top News Stories

San Bruno Fire Dept. Didn’t Know Of Gas Pipeline

The San Bruno Fire Department didn’t know about a large gas transmission pipeline before it exploded last September, according to the fire chief.

CBS San Francisco–03/02/2011

San Bruno explosion, gas pipeline

PG&E Issued Deadline On Pipeline Records

California regulators said Pacific Gas and Electric Co., owner of the gas pipeline that exploded in San Bruno last year, has a two-month deadline to make sure its records are accurate and up-to-date.

CBS San Francisco–01/14/2011

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

NTSB Report: Pressure Surge Just Before San Bruno Blast

A Pacific Gas & Electric Co. natural gas terminal experienced a power glitch that caused a surge in pressure shortly before a pipeline burst in San Bruno last month, causing a blaze that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of homes, according to a preliminary report released on Wednesday afternoon.

CBS San Francisco–10/13/2010