As the Bay Area marked the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, there was no shortage of reminders of the power of Mother Nature and the promise of other big quakes to come. KCBS In Depth spoke with Dr. Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, who is working on an earthquake warning system.
Police confiscated 277 marijuana plants and nearly $70,000 in cash during the bust of a marijuana grow house and butane honey oil extraction lab in a Fremont home last month.
Car show season is just around the corner and one of the new models is all the buzz: It’s the first mass-market hydrogen fuel cell car.
A dramatic showdown at a rail yard in Richmond on Thursday as protesters locked themselves to a gate to disrupt operations at the facility.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says it will resume oil and gas leasing for fracking on federal land in California next year.
A tanker ship disabled by an engine room fire that killed a crewmember earlier this month is due to arrive at the Port of San Francisco Wednesday afternoon.
Environmentally-Friendly Savior Of Oil Fracking Industry Could Be… Haliburton? New Fluids Made With Soy, Vegetables
In the environmentally sensitive Bay Area, “fracked” oil may be a dirty word, but new technology being pioneered by some environmentalists’ arch nemesis, Haliburton, could make fracking literally palatable by using fluids sourced from the food industry.
Thousands of older rail tank cars that carry crude oil would be phased out within two years under regulations proposed Wednesday in response to a series of fiery train crashes over the past year, including a runaway oil train that exploded in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic, killing 47 people.
Chevron is disputing an assessment by fire officials that a burst crude oil processing pipeline at its Richmond refinery led to a small fire there early Wednesday morning.
Fire crews worked to clean up a pipe leaking hydrocarbon after it caught fire at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond Wednesday morning.