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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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San Jose Fire Crews Respond To Gas Leak

San Jose fire crews were responding to a gas line rupture in the city’s Alum Rock neighborhood Tuesday morning, a fire dispatcher said.

12/10/2013

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PG&E May Face $17.5M For Misleading Pipeline Records

A California Public Utilities Commission member on Monday proposed a fining PG&E Co. $17.25 million—about two and one-half times the amount proposed by a hearing officer—for a late and misleading correction of records on a natural gas pipeline in San Carlos.

11/04/2013

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PG&E Allowed To Reconnect San Carlos Natural Gas Line

Pacific Gas and Electric is reconnecting a Northern California natural-gas pipeline that it was ordered to seal off for safety reasons after concerns surfaced in an e-mail from an engineer.

10/22/2013

Intersection of Brittan Ave. and Avenida de las Pulgas in San Carlos where line 147 passes. (CBS)

San Carlos Hires Outside Experts To Inspect Pipeline Instead Of PG&E

Not satisfied with reassurances from Pacific Gas and Electric, San Carlos has hired its own lawyers and technical experts to do an independent assessment of the natural gas pipeline state regulators ordered shut down this week.

10/10/2013

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PG&E Ordered To Keep San Carlos Gas Line Closed, CPUC Investigates

The California Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday ordered PG&E to keep a disputed natural gas pipeline in San Carlos out of service until its safety is verified by the commission’s staff.

10/08/2013

A PG&E SmartMeter (CBS)

PG&E Reduces Pressure Of At-Risk Gas Line In San Carlos

PG&E crews in San Carlos should finish de-pressurizing a 20-inch, underground gas line considered to be at risk by Monday night.

10/07/2013

(CBS)

Shelter-In-Place Lifted After Menlo Park Gas Line Rupture

Residents of a Menlo Park neighborhood were ordered to shelter in place after a gas line was struck and ruptured Monday morning, a Menlo Park fire division chief said.

09/30/2013

Construction crews working on a Caltrain-related project broke a gas main in suburban San Bruno around 9 p.m. Sunday. (CBS)

Gas Main Capped After Caltrain Construction Crew Severs San Bruno Pipe

Workers have capped a gas leak in San Bruno that shut down commuter train service in two directions.

09/23/2013

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