Natural gas

Natural gas leak at Market St. and Santa Clara in downtown San Jose. (Mike Colgan/CBS)

San Jose High Rise Under Construction Evacuated After Major Gas Leak

A gas leak that prompted the evacuation of 2,500 people and a shelter-in-place order for 2,500 more in downtown San Jose Friday has been capped, San Jose fire officials said.

11/07/2014

Oakland's Ronald Dellums Federal Building

Oakland Schools, City Hall, Federal Building Evacuated Because Of Gas Odor

All Oakland public schools were dismissed Thursday after a strong odor of natural gas spread through the city.

10/30/2014

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Buildings In Mountain View Neighborhood Evacuated Due To Smell Of Gas

Mountain View police and fire are investigating a possible hazardous materials incident at 2025 California St. Wednesday night, a fire spokesman said.

09/24/2014

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

4 Years After Pipeline Blast, San Bruno Looks To Finish Rebuilding Soon

A day before the four-year anniversary of a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, Mayor Jim Ruane said Monday morning that he expects to have repairs in the community mostly completed by next year.

09/08/2014

Authorities on the scene of a fire pit explosion at a Campbell home on July 2, 2014. (CBS)

Two Campbell Teens Burned In Backyard Barbecue Pit Explosion

Two girls suffered minor injuries when a built-in barbecue pit exploded in the backyard of a Campbell home on Wednesday night.

07/03/2014

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Proposal Raising PG&E Rates Moves Ahead

Electricity and natural gas rates for customers of PG&E customers are expected to rise, if California’s Public Utilities Commission adopts a proposal issued Wednesday by a state administrative law judge.

06/19/2014

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Portola Valley Gas Leak Prompts Shelter-In-Place Alert

Emergency crews were responding Wednesday afternoon to a natural gas leak in Portola Valley, according to San Mateo County and PG&E officials.

06/18/2014

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 Expects New Federal Indictment Over San Bruno Explosion

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is bracing itself for a new federal indictment against the company next month in connection with a deadly pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban California neighborhood in 2010.

06/04/2014

Two Asset Management Verification certificates awarded to PG&E / The 2010 San Bruno explosion and fire. (CBS)

PG&E Touts Awards For Gas Pipeline Operations; San Bruno Says Utility Is ‘Playing Russian Roulette’

Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced it has received two international awards for its gas operations on the same day the utility was criticized by San Bruno’s mayor for what a competing press release called ‘playing Russian roulette with California cities.”

05/27/2014

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

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