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Calif. Agency Says PG&E Should Pay $2.25B For Blast

The California agency investigating the deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood recommended Monday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pay a $2.25 billion fine for its negligence leading up to the blast.

05/06/2013

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Suspicious Device Found Near Folsom Intersection Deemed Safe

Police in Folsom asked drivers to avoid the area of Goodell Road and Livermore Way after a resident found a suspicious device while digging in the area of the intersection.

04/23/2013

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West Sacramento Fertilizer Plant Has Strong Safety Track Record

A large fertilizer plant in West Sacramento holds the same type of chemical as the plant that exploded in Texas. CBS13 visited the plant to see what steps they’ve taken to prevent a similar catastrophe from happening.

04/18/2013

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Up To 15 Dead, More Than 160 Hurt In Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Rescue workers continue to dig though the debris after a Texas fertilizer plant exploded Wednesday evening, just north of Waco.

04/18/2013

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Calif. Activates Emergency Threat Review System

California safety officials on Monday called for heightened vigilance and the activation of a statewide threat assessment system in response to explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

04/15/2013

Elijah Prychodzko captured this explosion in the sky with his smart phone.

Man Captures Video Of Strange Explosion In The Sky

A Sacramento man scanning the night sky caught a sudden burst of light through his telescope. He recorded that strange sight with his smart phone.

12/30/2012

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Appliance Thief To Blame For Explosion At Empty Ceres Home

Authorities say the explosion that rocked a Ceres neighborhood and destroyed a vacant home on Saturday was caused by an appliance thief, according to the Modesto Bee.

09/11/2012

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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

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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

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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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