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Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory(SLAC)

No Injuries Reported After Smoky Fire At Stanford Linear Accelerator, Facility Shut Down

The linear accelerator at Stanford University’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California was shut down Thursday and two research labs idled after a fire damaged electrical equipment that helps power the accelerator, a lab spokesman said.

06/26/2014

This September 25, 2013 photo illustration taken in Washington, DC, shows a woman smoking an 'Blu' e-cigarette (electronical cigarette). The National Association of Attorneys General on September 24, issued a letter urging the US Food and Drug Administration to clamp down on the fast-growing e-cigarette market, saying manufacturers are enticing teenagers to smoke with cartoon characters, television ads and bubble-gum flavors. AFP PHOTO / Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

E-Cigarettes To Be Banned In Areas Of Sonoma County

The unincorporated areas of Sonoma County will soon be included in a growing list of places where “vaping” of electronic cigarettes is banned in some public areas and establishments.

06/10/2014

BART Station San Francisco (Credit, Randy Yagi)

BART Trains Delayed After Smoke Pours From Train In Transbay Tube

BART passengers can expect trains to be delayed by at least 15 minutes on the Daly City line due to an equipment problem that passengers said caused smoke to fill a train traveling through the Transbay Tube toward the East Bay Monday night.

06/09/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Reports Of Smoke At Chicago Airport Causes Delays For SFO Flights

Reports of smoke at a Federal Aviation Administration facility in Chicago was causing flight disruptions to travelers between San Francisco International Airport and that city’s two airports Tuesday, an SFO spokesman said.

05/13/2014

Firefighters were battling a trash fire at the Zanker Landfill in San Jose Sunday. (CBS)

Trash Fire Burns At San Jose Landfill

Firefighters were battling a trash fire at the Zanker Landfill in San Jose Sunday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.

05/11/2014

A United Airlines 757 in flight after takeoff from San Francisco International Airport. (AP file photo)

Plane Bound For Hawaii Returns To LAX Due To Smoke In Cockpit

A United Airlines flight has arrived safely back at Los Angeles International Airport after smoke was reported in the cockpit and cabin during a flight to Hawaii.

05/10/2014

Golden Gate Park revelers celebrate '420' in San Francisco on Sunday, April 20th 2014. (Photo: Tim Ryan)

10 Arrested During San Francisco ‘420’ Smokeouts

Ten people were arrested during impromptu marijuana celebrations in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Sunday for offenses ranging from selling marijuana or opiates to mischief and carrying a gun, police said Monday.

04/21/2014

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

Grocery Store In San Francisco’s Sunset District Evacuated After Report Of Smoke

Fire crews are responding Tuesday afternoon to a report of smoke at Andronico’s Market in San Francisco’s Sunset District.

04/15/2014

Firefighter Graphic

Smoke From Burned Granola Prompts Call To Oakland Firefighters

Firefighters cleared the scene of a building initially reported as the scene of a structure fire in West Oakland Thursday morning, a fire dispatcher said.

03/27/2014

(Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

5th Straight Spare-The-Air Alert Issued For Saturday

A fifth straight Winter Spare the Air alert—the 27th since November—has been issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District for Saturday, banning wood burning in the region.

01/03/2014

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