Report: Earthquakes Triggered By Oil, Gas Drilling Shake Over A Dozen Areas In U.S.More than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.
High School Shelters In Place After Menlo Park Gas Leak Reported; Traffic AffectedPG&E crews are at the scene of a gas leak reported Wednesday afternoon in Menlo Park that has prompted a nearby high school to shelter in place, utility and school officials said.
California Regulator Asks If PG&E Is 'Too Big' To Operate Safely Before Voting On $1.6 Billion PenaltyPacific Gas & Electric Co., California's largest power utility, is too large and has too much money to be held accountable. That's expected to be the message Thursday as the state's top utility regulator prepares to vote on a penalty for the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.
Cheap Gas Likely To Last Next 20 Years As Global Oil Prices Continue PlummetingCalifornia continues to have the highest prices among all 50 states with $3.20 per gallon -- $ .80 above the national average -- but it's starting to come back down thanks to a drop in the price of crude oil globally.
Car Crashes Into Hayward Home, Severing Gas LineA car crashed into a home, severing a gas line in Hayward Thursday afternoon.
What Caused NorCal Gas Prices To Rise 75 Cents Last Month?The average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Northern California rose by 75 cents in the last month.
Residents Ordered To Evacuate Hercules Neighborhood After Construction Crew Hits 4-Inch Gas LineAn evacuation was ordered at 9:51 a.m. in a Hercules neighborhood between North and South Front streets. The gas leak is in the area of San Pablo and Sycamore avenues, county officials said.
Did My Gas Cost Really Just Go Up 70 Cents A Gallon This Week? Yep
Surging Bay Area Gas Prices Approaching $3 Mark AgainOur break from high gas prices may be coming to an end.
How Much Will Gas Prices Rise After The Torrance Refinery Explosion?Bay Area drivers can anticipate a spike in gas prices after an explosion and fire at a major refinery in Southern California.
San Bruno Teen On Joyride Slams Into Gas Line, Sparking Pizza Parlor BlazeA 16-year-old girl was arrested Monday after authorities said she led police on a chase and slammed into a natural gas meter at a pizza parlor, causing a massive fire that burned down the restaurant.
Fill Up The Tank Now? Wholesale Gas Price Hikes Likely To Be Passed To DriversFalling gas prices have offered relief for consumers, but those costs could be heading back up again.
San Jose Construction Crew Hits Gas Line; Leak Forces Businesses To EvacuateA dozen businesses in San Jose were evacuated Tuesday afternoon because of a gas leak caused when a construction crew hit a high-pressure gas line, according to the San Jose Fire Department.
Cheaper Gas Prices Not Deterring Bay Area Commuters From Using Mass TransitDrivers are not the only ones excited about cheaper gas prices; transit agencies are also saving money on diesel fuel. But public transit ridership remains high despite the low fuel costs.
PG&E Increasing Rates By 6%; Largest Since 2006Monthly rates for customers of the Pacific Gas and Electric Co.—the state’s largest provider of electricity and natural gas service—are going up by nearly 6 percent for the average home.