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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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Californians Urged To Conserve Power On Thursday

The California Independent System Operator Corporation has issued a statewide Flex Alert for Thursday, asking people to voluntary conserve power.

02/06/2014

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Gas Leak Prompts Shelter-In-Place Warning For Atherton Residents

Residents were being advised to shelter in place near a reported gas leak in Atherton Friday morning, police said.

01/24/2014

BART Strike Hampers Bay Area Monday Morning Commute

Gas Leak Shuts Down West Grand Ave. Approach To Bay Bridge

The West Grand Avenue approach to the Bay Bridge in Oakland was closed Tuesday afternoon because of a gas leak, according to PG&E and Oakland police.

12/10/2013

An underground vault fire in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Underground Gas Fire Put Out After Scorching Ground For Hours

Crews were mopping up Tuesday afternoon at the scene of an underground gas fire in the Oakland hills that prompted the evacuation of six homes this morning before it was put out shortly before noon.

12/10/2013

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