Natural Gas Leak
All Oakland public schools were dismissed Thursday after a strong odor of natural gas spread through the city.
Mountain View police and fire are investigating a possible hazardous materials incident at 2025 California St. Wednesday night, a fire spokesman said.
Buskirk Avenue in Pleasant Hill is closed because of a significant gas leak in the area, police said.
A gas leak has caused the evacuation of five homes and blocked off several streets in the Hamilton area of Novato Friday afternoon, a Novato Fire Protection District battalion chief said.
A small leak has been detected in Palo Alto on the same natural gas pipeline that exploded with deadly consequences last year in San Bruno, officials with Pacific Gas and Electric Company said Friday.