Kia Tells Sportage SUV Owners Told To Park Outside Due To Fire RiskKia is telling owners of nearly 72,000 older SUVs in the U.S. to park them outside because an electrical short in a computer can cause engine fires.
2 Displaced In East Oakland House Fire, No One InjuredAt least two people were displaced in a small house fire in East Oakland early Monday morning after a short in the home's electrical system.
Massive Mission District Fire That Killed 1 Person May Have Been ElectricalThe San Francisco Fire Department has determined that a major apartment fire in San Francisco's Mission District in January that claimed the life of one man was not intentionally set and may have been the result of an electrical fault
Electrical Issue Prompted Temporary Shutdown Of BART's Oakland Airport Connector Sunday NightBART's Oakland Airport Connector shutdown for the second time in just a few days when an electrical issue prompted officials to close the tracks for about 20 minutes Sunday night.
Forget Coffee, Techies Giving Brain An Electric Jolt To Stay More FocusedThe latest gadget promising to revolutionize your life is a gizmo that zaps your brain to make it smarter and more focused. Doctors definitely aren't convinced, but some Bay Area residents swear by it.
2-Alarm Electrical Fire Guts San Leandro Hair Salon, Sends Firefighter To HospitalA two-alarm electrical fire gutted a San Leandro hair salon and sent a firefighter to the hospital Sunday morning, a fire spokeswoman said.
Pot Grow Fires Too Dangerous For Contra Costa County FirefightersFirefighters in Contra Costa County say illegal pot growing operations will be going up in smoke if the homes they are contained in catch fire.
Tesla Reports Third Fire Involving Model S Electric CarA Tesla Model S electric car caught fire this week after hitting road debris on a Tennessee freeway, the third fire in a Model S in the past five weeks.
Electrical Fire Causes Half A Million In Damage To Calistoga InnAn electrical malfunction in a bathroom might have caused a fire at the Calistoga Inn Tuesday morning, a Calistoga firefighter said.
Metal Thieves May Have Sparked San Lorenzo Strip Mall FireFirefighters extinguished an electrical fire on the roof of a strip mall in San Lorenzo early Tuesday morning, and investigators believe the fire may have been started by thieves attempting to steal copper wiring, a fire spokeswoman said.
PG&E Rolls Out New Electric-Powered TrucksPG&E unveiled a first for the utility Thursday - extended range electric pickup trucks, which the company claims have the potential to transform the way electrical outages are managed.
Tangled Lines Disrupt Muni Metro Service, Hassle CommutersThree San Francisco Muni Metro lines were out of service Thursday afternoon after a train that was moving between the Castro and Church stations pulled down some overhead electrical lines.
Candlestick Outage Highlights Vulnerability Of US Electrical SystemMonday’s Candlestick Park power outage highlighted the vulnerability of the country's electrical system according to a UC Berkeley professor of civil engineering.