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

Vapor Cloud From Pool Cleaning Chemical Prompts Shelter-In-Place For Mill Valley School

A pool cleaning chemical that created a vapor cloud in Mill Valley Friday morning prompted a shelter in place warning for residents and a nearby elementary school, a Marin County sheriff’s dispatcher said.

10/26/2012

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Police Investigate Shots Fired In Concord Neighborhood

A shooting in a Concord neighborhood Monday morning is being investigated as an officer-involved shooting, according to police.

09/17/2012

(CBS)

Grass Fire Prompts Brief Lockdown At Martinez School

A grass fire near a Martinez high school prompted a brief shelter-in-place order for students late Thursday morning, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District captain said.

08/23/2012

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Martinez Shell Refinery False Alarm Leads To Sirens, Shelter-In-Place Warning

A false alarm was sent out Wednesday morning by Contra Costa Health Services warning Martinez residents that there was an emergency at the Shell refinery.

08/08/2012

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County Emergency System Scrutinized Following Richmond Refinery Fire

Several residents said they never received a call about a shelter-in-place following Monday’s fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond.

08/07/2012

Flames shoot out of the Chevron Refinery in Richmond (CBS)

Fire Contained At Richmond Refinery; Dozens Hospitalized From Smoke

Crews have fully contained at a 3-alarm fire that followed an explosion at the Chevron refinery in Richmond Monday night. The fire caused shelter-in-place warnings for several East Bay communities, and a number of people checked in to local hospitals complaining of respiratory problems.

08/06/2012

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Suspicious Object Prompts Shelter Order In Downtown SF

The discovery of a suspicious device prompted a shelter-in-place order on New Montgomery Street in San Francisco Tuesday afternoon, a police spokesman said.

04/17/2012

(CBS)

Shelter-In-Place Issued In San Francisco’s Pacific Heights Neighborhood

San Francisco police issued a shelter in place in the 3100 block of Pacific Avenue, near Lyon Street, because of a “natural gas issue.

01/16/2012

A San Jose PD motorcycle damaged during the hunt for a carjacking suspect (CBS)

Suspect In San Jose Carjackings Rams Police Motorcycle During Chase

Police are searching for a man suspected in two carjackings Tuesday morning—one in Milpitas and a second in San Jose as police locked down a neighborhood looking for him.

12/20/2011

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

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