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A worker wears a hazmat suit. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Dozens Report Strong Gas-Like Smell In Richmond Area

Fire crews responded Tuesday to an influx of calls about a strong gas odor throughout west Richmond this afternoon, fire officials said.

10/08/2013

A general view during the Oakland Athletics game against the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum on June 16, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Another Sewage Problem Causes Foul Odor During Oakland A’s Game

The Oakland Athletics dealt with another sewage problem yesterday, this time in their dugout instead of the clubhouse area and nearby hallway.

09/18/2013

BART train, station

Gas Smell Briefly Stops Trains On BART Dublin-Pleasanton Line

BART trains on the Dublin-Pleasanton line were stopped Monday afternoon due to a natural gas odor, a spokeswoman said.

12/17/2012

A worker wears a hazmat suit. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mystery Hazmat Sickens 3 At Vallejo Post Office

Firefighters were at the scene of a hazardous materials incident at a post office in Vallejo Thursday afternoon.

07/12/2012

Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Southwest Flight Returns To Oakland Airport After Strange Odor On Board

A Southwest Airlines flight returned to Oakland International Airport about 15 minutes after taking off Tuesday morning after a flight attendant reported a strange odor on board, an airport spokeswoman said.

06/12/2012

Workers monitor the leak of a crude oil pipeline in Concord, November 8, 2011. (CBS)

Concord Crude Oil Pipeline Repairs Likely To Cause More Odors

Air readings show the leak from the 16-inch pipeline does not pose a significant health threat but is releasing a sulfurous odor. However, when the repair process begins, the odor may intensify.

11/08/2011

Site of the San Bruno pipeline explosion of September 2010 on May 19, 2011. (KCBS/Chris Filippi)

Gas Odor Halts San Bruno Pipeline Work Near Deadly Blast Site

A strong smell of gas forced PG&E crews to halt excavations around a natural gas transmission pipeline in San Bruno on Saturday, a spokesman said Sunday.

CBS San Francisco–07/31/2011

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Mystery Odor At Walnut Creek Courthouse Not A Gas Leak

PG&E crews completed their search Thursday afternoon for the source of an odor at the Walnut Creek courthouse that was thought to be natural gas, but found no gas leak anywhere in the area.

CBS San Francisco–06/02/2011