The average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Northern California rose by 75 cents in the last month.
Youth baseball players who were locked out of their normal playing fields at the Tesoro oil refinery in Martinez will be able to begin using the fields on Saturday, the league president said Friday.
Talk about striking out. A bunch of Bay Area Little League players are locked out of their home fields because the company that runs their baseball fields is in the middle of a labor dispute.
Bay Area drivers can anticipate a spike in gas prices after an explosion and fire at a major refinery in Southern California.
Two people working at the Tesoro refinery in Avon were injured on Monday morning less than a month after two workers were injured by sulfuric acid at the same refinery.
Federal investigators looking into last Wednesday’s industrial accident at the Tesoro refinery in Martinez, where two workers were sprayed in the face with sulfuric acid, have been denied access on their attempted return visits.
Two workers at the Tesoro Refinery in Martinez were airlifted to the hospital early Wednesday morning after an industrial accident.
Revelations that Osama bin Laden considered hijacking and blowing up U.S. oil tankers in order to provoke an “extreme economic crisis” came as no surprise to the Coast Guard in the Bay Area.
Tesoro Corp. was in the process of restarting its Martinez refinery Thursday after a power outage sent plumes of black smoke into the air, leading to a shelter-in-place order.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Tuesday he doesn’t just want to defeat the November ballot measure that would suspend the state’s greenhouse gas emissions law—he wants voters to trounce it to prompt Washington to create a new national energy policy.