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Scott Shackleton opens the entrance to the Lawson Adit. (CBS)

Abandoned Mine Shaft On Cal Campus Could Help Warn Of Coming Quakes

Behind a sturdy, rusted door, scrawled with ‘Don Not Enter’ signs lies the key to learning more about the Hayward Fault. What’s known as the Lawson Adit actually looks like a dungeon for naughty Cal students.

03/20/2014

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Drinking Underground: The World’s 6 Best Bars In Caves

When it comes to drinking, we’re all about going underground. That used to mean drinks at a speakeasy, but now it means in a cave. Check out the world’s best bars in a cave.

12/27/2013

Power Outage

Equipment Failure Knocks Out Power In SF Richmond District

An underground equipment failure knocked out power to more than 1,600 PG&E customers in San Francisco’s Richmond District Tuesday morning, a utility spokesman said.

02/07/2012

Artist rendering of the Chinatown subway station indicating stair/escalator and elevator access. (SFMTA)

San Francisco Gets OK To Proceed With Subway Work

Federal officials have given San Francisco the green light to proceed with major construction work for its $1.6 billion subway expansion project.

01/19/2012

San Francisco Muni Metro light rail train car at Folsom Street station (AP)

Muni Pedestrian Accident Causes Major Delays For Metro Lines

San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail service is back on track Friday after experiencing major delays after a Muni Metro vehicle struck a pedestrian between two downtown stations, police and Muni officials said.

11/25/2011

Crews at the scene of a manhole fire in downtown San Francisco, September 29, 2011. (CBS)

Firefighters Control SF SoMa Manhole Fire; PG&E Restoring Power

Power went out for businesses and residents in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Thursday afternoon in an outage related to a manhole fire at Folsom and Harriet streets.

09/29/2011

Artist rendering of the Chinatown subway station indicating stair/escalator and elevator access. (SFMTA)

Influx Of Money To San Francisco Central Subway Project

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency announced Wednesday that it has received another $20 million in federal funds for the controversial Central Subway project.

09/07/2011

Natural gas pipelines

Palo Alto Safety Officials Warn Of Rare Gas Pipeline Danger

The city of Palo Alto has launched a pipeline safety campaign designed to warn residents about the dangers of “cross bores.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/27/2011

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