PG&E inspection methods questioned in May
An audit done just four months before the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion suggested that Pacific Gas and Electric Co. was improperly taking shortcuts to use an inspection method for high-pressure natural gas lines that cannot detect some dangerous problems.
NTSB issues update on pipeline investigation
This is an update on the continuing investigation of the natural gas pipeline rupture and explosion that killed eight people in San Bruno, Calif., on September 9, 2010.
Safety issue clarified by Caltrain
The following is Caltrain's response to a San Bruno B.A.R.T. editorial complaining about unsafe practices of a Grade Separation subcontractor. It is posted here as it was received.
Parent claims schools lack maintenance
A San Bruno Park School District parent is concerned about maintenance in the schools following several findings about leaky heaters following the evacuation of Portola and Crestmoor in September.
After 20 years, Scrooge still ornery
Almost 25 years ago a former Highlands Christian Schools employee saw a man playing the role of Captain in a San Mateo performance of "The Sound of Music," and what she saw blew her away so much that she got an idea.
San Bruno wake up call to CPUC
Mark Toney of TURN just can't help crying every time he sees Rene Morales on TV, at the CPUC, or in Sacramento, talking about the way her daughter Jessica died.
SFO suggests patience during holiday
On a day when San Francisco International Airport celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its increasingly popular international terminal, officials said a holiday surge in travel should prompt passengers to take extra time in heading to the hub.
Christopher Hall killed on Caltrain tracks
Forty-one-year-old Christopher Hall, who was struck and killed by a train in San Mateo on Dec. 8, was the 11th person killed on the Caltrain tracks this year.
Questions arise over Red Cross aid
After nearly three months, Allen B., one of the people badly injured during the Sept. 9 natural gas line explosion and fire, was released from the burn unit.
State HSR gets $624M but future funding cut
California inched closer to funding a high-speed railway Thursday by winning a grant of up to $624 million from the federal government.