Mysterious Booms Keep Some Berkeley Residents Up At NightResidents living in some Berkeley neighborhoods have been kept up at night over mysterious booms heard in the area over the past few weeks.
Fireworks Blow Off Hands, Fingers Of 3 Southbay MenA man in East San Jose lost both his hands Friday night when a firework he was holding exploded prematurely. In Sunnyvale, two men lost their fingers when a firework blew them off.
Fines For San Bruno Pipeline Explosion Likely To Exceed $1BThe California agency investigating a deadly pipeline explosion and the City of San Bruno are set to propose major fines they say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. should pay for its negligence leading up to the blast.
Sacramento Bee Cartoon Depicting Explosion Disgusts Texas GovernorGov. Rick Perry said Friday he's disgusted a California newspaper ran a cartoon that depicts him boasting about booming business in Texas, then shows an explosion, a week after a fertilizer plant explosion killed 14 people in a Texas town.
PG&E Reforms Sought As San Bruno Marks 2 Years Since ExplosionAs nearly two years have passed since a San Bruno neighborhood was rocked by a natural gas pipeline explosion, Assemblyman Jerry Hill met with survivors at the blast site Tuesday to discuss efforts to reform the utilities.
Noise Blasts Aimed At Keeping Homeless Away From SF Music VenueYou can forget abut getting a good night sleep in one San Francisco neighborhood. Operators of the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium are blasting sounds onto the streets around the concert venue to prevent people from sleeping on the sidewalk.
PG&E Pipeline Explodes During Test, Causes Mudslide On I-280 In WoodsideA natural gas pipeline that was undergoing safety testing burst open Sunday afternoon, sending water, mud and rocks across northbound Interstate Highway 280 at Farm Hill Boulevard.
Mystery Explosion At Richmond Home Injures ResidentA Richmond house exploded Tuesday morning, sending one of three people in the home to the hospital with major injuries, a Richmond police lieutenant said.
Giant Crater From San Bruno Pipeline Blast To Be FilledCrews are getting ready to fill a giant crater in San Bruno's Crestmoor neighborhood, created after last September's deadly pipeline explosion.
San Bruno Prepares To Mark Anniversary Of ExplosionIn less than a month, San Bruno will mark the one year anniversary of the pipeline disaster that killed eight people in the Glenview neighborhood. On Friday September 9th, members of the Crestmoor/Glenview neighborhood will gather at Skyline College for a somber memorial to the victims of the blast.
Illegal Drug Activity Blamed In Livermore Apartment BlastAuthorities were blaming illegal drug activity for an explosion at a Livermore apartment that left three people in critical condition.
SF City Attorney Takes Aim At Latest Potent Alcoholic DrinkSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera has joined a number of law enforcement officials nationwide in calling for “Blast by Colt 45” to be taken off shelves.
Survivors Of San Bruno Pipeline Blast Speak Out To RegulatorsSurvivors of a deadly gas pipeline explosion that ravaged a San Bruno neighborhood testified before California regulators on Tuesday night.
San Bruno Triggers Fed Call To Repair Aging PipelinesThe Obama administration will push legislation designed to overhaul and upgrade America's aging oil and gas pipeline network in response to the deadly San Bruno blast.
PG&E: Would Not Have Monitored Pipe DifferentlyThe San Jose Mercury News is reporting that despite revelations that its records did not provide complete details of its natural gas pipeline that exploded in San Bruno last fall, officials at Pacific Gas & Electric Co. say they would not have monitored the pipeline any differently.