A proposal released by the National Transportation Safety Board Tuesday to lower the legal blood-alcohol limit to .05 percent was met with mixed reaction in the Bay Area and nationwide.
All-Nippon Airways has canceled until Feb. 18 all flights to Tokyo from Mineta San Jose International Airport as it continues to ground its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft in the United States and Japan.
A Boeing 787 Dreamliner battery that caught fire earlier this month shows evidence of short-circuiting and a chemical reaction known as “thermal runaway,” in which an increase in temperature causes progressively hotter temperatures, federal accident investigators said Thursday.
The pilot of an empty oil tanker that crashed into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was involved in three previous accidents, records obtained Tuesday show.
A federal team is standing by waiting for the all clear to investigate the fire at Richmond’s Chevron refinery, but the results may not come for another two years.
Authorities say a helicopter pilot escaped injury when she was forced to make an emergency landing in a wetlands area near Palo Alto Airport.
Peninsula Congresswoman Jackie Speier described a brittle brand of plastic pipe used in PG&E distribution lines as a ticking time bomb, but acknowledges the company has committed to replacing the hazardous material.
The annual Reno air races are going to take place this September, despite a deadly crash that marred last year’s event.
California Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein called on Congress to pass even stricter measures to prevent pipeline disasters like the one in San Bruno.
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said a former chairman with the National Transportation Safety Board will help oversee its safety improvements in response to last year’s deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno.