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  • Orland bus crash
  • A witness says the FedEx truck was on fire before it crashed into a tour bus full of high school students in Orland.
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  • Aerial view of damage caused by a massive fire in a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif., Friday, Sept. 10, 2010.
  • Photos from the Sept. 9, 2010 PG&E natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.
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san bruno, fire, san bruno fire, gas leak, explosion, PG&E, NTSB, california public utilities commission, peninsula news
  • Richard Wallen, 74, of Flushing, Mich.
  • A 74-year-old Michigan man is planning to run his 100th marathon in Boston, in honor of the victims of last year's bombing.
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  • The Taliban is claiming responsibility for an attack on the compound of a San Rafael-based charity in Afghanistan.
  • The Taliban is claiming responsibility for an attack on the compound of a San Rafael-based charity in Afghanistan.
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  • The Taliban is claiming responsibility for an attack on the compound of a San Rafael-based charity in Afghanistan.
  • The Taliban is claiming responsibility for an attack on the compound of a San Rafael-based charity in Afghanistan.
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  • An East Bay metal shop worker is lucky to be alive after debris from a nearby explosion landed on his car while he was asleep inside.
  • An East Bay metal shop worker is lucky to be alive after debris from a nearby explosion landed on his car while he was asleep inside.
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  • An East Bay metal shop worker is lucky to be alive after debris from a nearby explosion landed on his car while he was asleep inside.
  • An East Bay metal shop worker is lucky to be alive after debris from a nearby explosion landed on his car while he was asleep inside.
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  • Broadway club explosion video
  • ABC7 News has obtained security video of an explosion at a Broadway club, which launched a probe into a bomb making operation.
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  • Broadway club explosion video
  • ABC7 News has obtained security video of an explosion at a Broadway club, which launched a probe into a bomb making operation.
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  • Firefighters respond to an explosion that leveled two apartment buildings in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York, Wednesday, March 12, 2014.
  • An explosion has leveled two New York City apartment buildings, killing two people and injuring 17 others.
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  • SFPD detonate device at market in the Sunset District
  • The San Francisco police bomb squad is facing scrutiny after a detonation at a market in the Sunset District.
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  • SFPD detonate device at market in the Sunset District
  • The San Francisco police bomb squad is facing scrutiny after a detonation at market in the Sunset District.
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  • San Francisco store damaged due to bomb explosion
  • Tuesday evening in San Francisco's Sunset District the bomb squad detonated a bomb that caused a loud explosion and fire.
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  • San Francisco store damaged due to bomb explosion
  • Tuesday evening in San Francisco's Sunset District the bomb squad detonated a bomb that caused a loud explosion and fire.
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  • SFPD detonate a bomb
  • Many residents were startled when the SFPD detonated a bomb causing an explosion and fire Tuesday night.
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  • Two Amgen employees were transported to a hospital after being injured in an explosion in one of 
the companys South San Francisco labs.
  • Biotech company Amgen is under scrutiny after another dangerous fire that injured workers in South San Francisco.
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  • Two Amgen employees were transported to a hospital after being injured in an explosion in one of 
the companys South San Francisco labs.
  • Two Amgen employees were transported to a hospital after being injured in an explosion in one of the company's labs.
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  • Two Amgen employees were transported to a hospital after being injured in an explosion in one of  the companys South San Francisco labs.
  • Two Amgen employees were transported to a hospital after being injured in an explosion in one of the company's labs.
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  • A suicide bomber killed 14 people aboard an electric bus in the southern Russian city of Volgograd Monday morning.
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  • PG&E pipeline
  • PG&E could be hit with a massive multi-million dollar fine today by the California Public Utilities Commission.
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san carlos, san bruno fire, explosion, fire safety, gas leak, state of emergency, PG&E, california public utilities commission, peninsula news, katie marzullo
  • PG&E pipeline
  • PG&E could be hit with a massive multi-million dollar fine today by the California Public Utilities Commission.
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  • Rescuers respond to an explosion at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin.
  • Santa Rita Jail in Dublin is under lockdown after an explosion in the kitchen of the jail injured 11 people.
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  • Rescuers respond to an explosion at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin.
  • Santa Rita Jail in Dublin is under lockdown after an explosion in the kitchen of the jail injured 11 people.
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dublin, fire, explosion, alameda county, east bay news, lyanne melendez
  • Tamerlan Tsarnaev
  • New details are surfacing about the suspected masterminds behind the Boston Marathon bombings.
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  • PG&E puts San Carlos pipeline back in operation
  • On Monday PG&E turned back on natural gas Line 147 in San Carlos and PG&E's CEO defended the company to the CPUC.
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california public utilities commission, PG&E, san carlos, san bruno fire, explosion, fire safety, gas leak, state of emergency, peninsula news, heather ishimaru
  • Propane tank explosion
  • A man driving a forklift was delivering a propane tank when it fell off and he accidentally ran over it causing it to explode.
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  • Propane tank explosion
  • A man driving a forklift was delivering a propane tank when it fell off and he accidentally ran over it causing it to explode.
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  • An array of officials from San Bruno and other Peninsula cities are asking for better communication from PG&E on pipeline safety.
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  • Santa Rosa police have arrested a woman and are continuing to search for others in connection with a hash oil explosion at a home.
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  • House fire in Pleasant Hill triggers car explosions
  • A Contra Costa County family is safe after their house caught on fire overnight and triggered their cars to explode.
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  • House fire in Pleasant Hill triggers car explosions
  • A Contra Costa County family is safe after their house caught on fire overnight and triggered their cars to explode.
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pleasant hill, fire, car fire, explosion, east bay news, amy hollyfield
  • PG&E is headed back to court over its natural gas pipeline that runs underneath San Carlos.
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  • San Carlos is considering hiring technical experts to investigate whether a PG&E gas pipeline under the city poses a danger.
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  • The CPUC ordered PG&E to keep natural gas Pipeline 147 in San Carlos out of service during an investigation.
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  • San Bruno fire
  • The power is off but frustration is still boiling over in San Carlos because of safety issues regarding a PG&E pipeline.
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  • San Bruno fire
  • The power is off but frustration is still boiling over in San Carlos because of safety issues involving a PG&E pipeline.
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san carlos, san bruno fire, explosion, fire safety, gas leak, state of emergency, PG&E, peninsula news, wayne freedman
  • San Carlos gas pipeline
  • PG&E has begun turning off a major pipeline that San Carlos city officials believe is a potential danger to the neighborhood.
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  • San Carlos gas pipeline
  • PG&E has begun turning off a major pipeline that San Carlos city officials believe is a potential danger to the neighborhood.
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san carlos, san bruno fire, explosion, fire safety, gas leak, state of emergency, PG&E, peninsula news, lilian kim
  • Soldier with a gun during standoff at Nairobi mall
  • In another blow to al-Qaeda and its affiliated organizations, U.S. special forces captured and killed terrorists in two raids in Africa.
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  • Soldier with a gun during standoff at Nairobi mall
  • In another blow to al-Qaeda and its affiliated organizations, U.S. special forces captured and killed terrorists in two raids in Africa.
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  • San Carlos wants PG&E to shut off major pipeline
  • San Carlos wants PG&E to immediately shut off service to a gas pipeline running beneath the city.
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  • San Carlos wants PG&E to shut off major pipeline
  • San Carlos officials activated an emergency operations center in limited capacity due to concerns over the safety of a gas pipeline.
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  • San Carlos wants PG&E to shut off major pipeline
  • San Carlos wants PG&E to immediately shut off service to a gas pipeline running beneath the city.
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san carlos, san bruno fire, explosion, fire safety, gas leak, state of emergency, PG&E, peninsula news, ama daetz
  • U.C. Berkeley substation.
  • Officials confirm that stolen copper from a substation caused a campus-wide outage at U.C. Berkeley Monday night.
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UC, uc berkeley, berkeley, power outage, fire, evacuation, explosion, east bay news, lyanne melendez
  • U.C. Berkeley substation.
  • Officials confirm that stolen copper from a substation caused a campus-wide outage at U.C. Berkeley Monday night.
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  • This image provided by The Daily Californian shows smoke from an explosion on the University of California Berkeley campus on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 in Berkeley, Calif. At least one person was hospitalized and a mandatory evacuation was ordered after the explosion followed a power outage across campus. Fire crews freed about 20 people trapped in dormitory elevators across campus as a result of the outage, said UC Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulof. (AP Photo/The Daily Californian, Michael Drummond)
  • Power has been partially restored to the UC Berkeley campus after an explosion that knocked out power last night.
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  • An explosion has been reported on the University of California at  Berkeley Monday evening and the campus has been ordered to evacuate.
  • Power has been partially restored to the UC Berkeley campus after an explosion that knocked out power last night.
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  • Power slowly returns after explosion at Cal
  • As the power slowly returned Monday night, UC Berkeley students were allowed to return to campus.
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  • An explosion has been reported on the University of California at 
Berkeley Monday evening and the campus has been ordered to evacuate.
  • Several people were injured and the campus was evacuated in a power outage and explosion at UC Berkeley Monday evening.
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  • Several people were injured and the campus was evacuated in a power outage and explosion at UC Berkeley.
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