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Shopping carts sit in the parking lot of a Target store. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Petaluma Target Store Evacuated After Sulfur Smell Emanates From Busted Sewer Drain

Employees were evacuated from a Target store in Petaluma Wednesday morning because of a sulfur-type odor, a fire captain said.

09/17/2014

A shelter-in-place order was issued after a chemical HazMat situation in Hayward. (CBS)

Shelter-In-Place Order Lifted After Hayward Hazmat Situation At Chemical Company

A hazmat situation at a Hayward chemical company has ended after nearby residents and businesses were ordered to shelter in place within a one-mile radius.

08/26/2014

Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce is bottled at the Huy Fong Foods plant on May 14, 2014 in Irwindale, California. Huy Fong Foods is at legals odds with the Irwindale City Council and residents of nearby houses where some have complained of ill effects caused by strong pepper odors during the fall pepper crushing season at the plant. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Sriracha Hot Sauce Maker CEO Compares California Business Regulations To Communist Vietnam

The head of the Los Angeles-area company that makes Sriracha hot sauce has compared government restrictions on his business to those he faced in communist Vietnam.

05/15/2014

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

Mystery Odor Plagues Mineta San Jose Offices

  There’s something in the air at the San Jose airport, and it’s not just the passenger planes. Airline offices have been plagued with a smelly odor that just won’t seem to go away.

08/19/2010

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