By George Kelly | [email protected], Mark Gomez | [email protected] and Rick Hurd | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: October 17, 2018 at 11:18 pm | UPDATED: October 18, 2018 at 8:46 am BAY POINT — About 4,000 people from 1,400 homes continued to wait for clearance to return to their homes Thursday morning, while crews continued to tackle a fire that sparked inside a Chevron natural gas pipeline vault, authorities said. The fire continued to burn inside the pipeline vault, a Chevron spokesman said during a press conference Thursday around 7 a.m. Chevreon spent the night releasing natural gas from the pipeline and is in the process of injecting nitrogen into the pipeline “which will extinguish the fire” still burning inside the vault. Although authorities do not believe there is an imminent threat of an explosion, an evacuation order for about 1,400 homes will remain in place until the fire is extinguished. There are … [Read more...] about Fire inside Chevron pipeline in Bay Point evacuates 1,400 homes, closes school
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By George Kelly | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: July 11, 2018 at 9:11 pm | UPDATED: July 12, 2018 at 4:44 am I WANT TO SAY THANK YOU TWITTER FOR EVERYTHING THESE LAST FEW DAYS TAKE ABOUT 3 MINS YO WATCH WHAT YOU ALL MADE POSSIBLE https://t.co/13dT5fzBgh #Highwayholly #racistrant @Brooklyn_Made12 pic.twitter.com/PuGLlC1oKB — 🧝🏾♀️ (@OGtay_) July 12, 2018 OAKLAND — The California Highway Patrol is beginning to investigate the latest of an ongoing series of incidents involving racially charged exchanges captured and shared on video. According to KRON-TV, East Bay resident Marshaunte Farris and her boyfriend Shamiek Sheppard filed a report Wednesday with the CHP after a white woman driving a black Audi coupe accosted the pair driving home around 10 a.m. Monday from Farris’ medical treatment in Vallejo. After changing lanes into the carpool lane, the couple said they noticed the woman following them … [Read more...] about CHP to investigate slur-filled road-rage video captured by East Bay couple
Share Tweet Email wildfire Share: Share Tweet Email none Flames consume a Kentucky Fried Chicken as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Share: Share Tweet Email KGO By David Louie SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- With as much rain that has fallen recently in the Bay Area, that's going to foster tree and vegetation growth. That, in turn, could lead to higher fire risk later in the year. Cal Fire has proposed an aggressive plan to reduce fuel loads in 35 high-priority areas, including several in the Bay Area. They include the Highway 17 corridor in the Santa Cruz mountains, the Kings Mountain Road area west of Woodside, and Aptos. The proposal goes now to Governor Gavin Newsom for review. Cal Fire Division Chief Rich Sampson says there are three projects in the San Mateo-Santa Cruz unit with a preliminary projected cost of $950,000. The goal is to have all of the 35 projects … [Read more...] about Cal Fire recommends aggressive plans to reduce fire risk in California, Bay Area
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The boring machine that will help expand Virginia's bridge and tunnel at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay has been named Chessie, after the bay's fabled sea monster.The legend of Chessie is more than 80 years old, with reported "sightings" of the snakelike creature picking up in the 1980s.The Virginian-Pilot reported Thursday that the name was chosen from an online contest. It was submitted by Grace Bentley of Nandua Middle School in Onley on Virginia's Eastern Shore.The bridge and tunnel connects Virginia's Hampton Roads region with the Eastern Shore. The machine will start digging a mile-long hole under the bay next year.Such machines often have female names. The tradition began when miners prayed to Barbara, the patron saint of mines, to protect them.———Information from: The Virginian-Pilot, http://pilotonline.com … [Read more...] about New bay bridge-tunnel boring machine has been named Chessie