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Loud Boom In Foothills

Source Of Loud Boom In Foothills A Mystery

People from all over El Dorado County say they’re hearing loud booms several times a week, but there are many different theories on what is causing them.

08/24/2012

Huge Explosion Rocks Area Near San Francisco International Airport

239 PG&E Gas Pipelines Are At Risk Of Breaking

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. says more than 200 of its gas pipelines are in danger of a failure similar to the deadly 2010 explosion in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno.

07/02/2012

File photo of meteorites (credit: Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images)

Meteorites From Giant Fireball Found In Sierra Foothills Town

Tiny meteorites found in the Sierra foothills of Northern California likely were part of a giant fireball that exploded in daylight with about one-third the explosive force of the bomb dropped on Hiroshima at the end of World War II, scientists said Wednesday.

04/25/2012

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Unknown Explosion Goes Off At Gun Range

Gunfire was replaced by something even louder at a Vacaville shooting range.

03/30/2012

Destroyed Toilet

High School Students Facing Felony Charges For Dangerous Toilet Prank

A toilet was blown to smithereens during a high school prank that not many people found funny. The students accused of causing the toilet trouble are now face felony charges.

11/30/2011

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Modesto Fire Fighters Prevent Gas Line Fire Explosion

Modesto fire fighters prevented what could have been an explosive situation when one of them was able to shut off a burning gas line overnight.

09/06/2011

One person was killed, and two hurt in an explosion inside Membrane Technology in Menlo Park. (CBS)

1 Dead, 2 Hurt In Menlo Park Explosion

An explosion and fire at a commercial research laboratory in Menlo Park late Friday afternoon left at least one person dead and two others injured, fire officials said.

09/02/2011

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NTSB Faults PG&E, Regulators In San Bruno Explosion

A federal safety panel unanimously concluded Tuesday that a series of actions by one of the nation’s largest gas companies caused a gas explosion last year that killed eight people and incinerated a suburban neighborhood near San Francisco.

08/30/2011

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Murder Investigation Opened In Colusa Rice Field Death

An apparent accidental electrical panel explosion that killed a Colusa County man was actually a deliberate act and a homicide investigation has been opened, according to the sheriff’s department.

08/24/2011

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Several Students Hurt In Explosive Prank At Lodi School

A high-powered firecracker exploded during a high school spirit rally Friday, causing minor injuries to several students and leading to the arrest of a teen.

08/19/2011

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New Details Emerge On San Bruno Pipeline’s Prior Leak

A California utility under fire for a deadly pipeline explosion is revealing that key information it gave federal investigators about past problems on its ruptured gas line is being called into question by some employees.

06/24/2011

A 2008 explosion destroyed a Rancho Cordova home, killing one man. (File Photo)

PG&E Could Pay $28M For Rancho Cordova Explosion

PG&E could be forced to pay tens of millions of dollars for their role in an explosion in Rancho Cordova that killed one person and injured five others nearly three years ago.

06/20/2011

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