Feisty Livermore Feline Foils Firefighters During Rescue AttemptA fearful feline was rescued Thursday from a drainage pipe near the San Francisco Outlets in Livermore.
9-Mile Oil Slick Coats Scenic Central California Coast After Pipeline Spill Near Santa BarbaraOil floating off the California coast after a spill from a broken pipe now stretches about 9 miles.
Burst 87-Inch Aqueduct Sends 500,000 Gallons Of Water Into Walnut Creek BackyardA leaking aqueduct made a mess of a Walnut Creek neighborhood this week.
Chevron Says Ruptured Pipe Did Not Cause Morning Refinery Fire In RichmondChevron is disputing an assessment by fire officials that a burst crude oil processing pipeline at its Richmond refinery led to a small fire there early Wednesday morning.
Comedian Tries, Fails To Shock San Franciscans By ‘Smoking Crack’ In PublicThe people over at the YouTube channel Comedy Experiments took to the streets of San Francisco with a fake crack pipe to see people’s reactions to a guy “smoking crack” in public.
Water Line Break Floods Streets In SF's Lower HaightCrews were working to repair a broken water line in San Francisco's Lower Haight neighborhood Tuesday morning, a fire dispatcher said.
San Rafael Water Main Break Shuts Down Elementary SchoolA school in San Rafael is closed Monday morning because of a water main break that occurred nearby early Monday morning, a school employee said.
Foul Odor Overwhelms Residents in San Rafael's Spinnaker Point NeighborhoodSome San Rafael residents are suffering through a stinky summer.
Public Briefly Allowed Back Inside OPD Headquarters After Toilet Pipe Flooding ProblemAfter reopening briefly Wednesday morning, Oakland police headquarters has been closed to the public again until further notice because of water damage caused by a plumbing problem, a police spokeswoman said.
State, Federal Regulators Release Report On Chevron Refinery Fire In RichmondThe report concluded that a pipe ruptured due to severe sulfidation corrosion and there was a very low concentration of corrosion-inhibiting silicon in the ruptured pipe.
2 Water Mains Burst Overnight In Redwood CityTwo separate water mains broke Tuesday morning in Redwood City, flooding two homes and damaging an intersection, a city water department supervisor said.
Water Main Break Shuts Down San Francisco StreetSan Francisco Public Utilities Commission crews were at the scene of a water main break in the city’s Sunset District Monday afternoon, a utility spokeswoman said.
Chevron Considered Replacing Pipe Blamed For Refinery FireChevron Corp. reportedly considered replacing a corroded Richmond refinery pipe nearly a year ago but decided it was good for another five years of service.
'94 San Bruno Pipeline Upgrade Didn't Include Explosion SiteRecords show utility crews replaced five miles of aging gas pipes under a San Bruno neighborhood less than two decades ago but stopped just short of a segment that ruptured and exploded last year.
NTSB Chair Rips PG&E Blunders On San Bruno BlastThe head of the National Transportation Safety Board said Pacific Gas & Electric's record-keeping blunders leading up to the San Bruno natural gas pipeline explosion demonstrates a need for stepped up industry safety.