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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

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

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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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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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