In late December, the filtration tanks at a treatment plant in San Bruno were quietly filled with millions of gallons of raw water. [...] water was drained out of Mountain Tunnel, the century-old artery connecting the Bay Area to Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, 175 miles away in Tuolumne County. [...]Show More Summary
Dynamic Signal has raised $25 million in a new round of financing to improve communications with employees, using smartphones and other tools. San Bruno, Calif.-based Dynamic Signal wants to increase employee productivity, engagement, and advocacy. Show More Summary
TweetHere’s an excellent report from the WSJ back in 1999. And here’s a more better photo than I had in back in aught-nine: Same mountain, same antennas, same general direction for the plane (except the 1998 incident occurred at night and with fog/clouds). Anyway, United Airlines took things seriously and aviation is the better for […]
TweetHere’s the new sitch, looking north from Division: I suppose a lot of parking spaces will be sacrificed at the altar of the 9 San Bruno “Rapid” [LIMITED] Project, a joint from the SFMTA’s MUNI Great Leap Forward, Comrades. And looking south from Folsom:
I’ve been interested in the prospect of real-time, 360 FPV drone flying since I first saw someone flying a drone with a headset on San Bruno Mountain. That was years ago and, as far as I know, still nobody offers the experience I’m looking for. Queen B Robotics, out of Berkeley, lets you switch between several spherical cameras
The tragic 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion served as proof of how a small pipeline leak combined with human error can cause a devastating disaster. This has led the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to propose new regulations for gas pipelines across the country in order to prevent another major pipeline catastrophe.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. wants a federal judge to throw out its convictions for safety violations uncovered during an investigation that followed the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion, arguing that there was no evidence the company...Show More Summary
This is the same company that put safety literally last on a literal list of priorities. [ more › ]
Although PG&E lists a long portfolio of actions on how it is a trusted community partner, the outcome of the San Bruno litigation shows that PG&E has a long way to go before it can truly portray itself as a responsible, people-oriented company.
The conviction of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. in federal court on Tuesday puts to rest the question of whether the state’s largest investor-owned utility broke the law before a natural gas explosion that killed eight people, badly injured 58 others and destroyed 38 homes in the Bay Area community...
Initially, prosecutors wanted $562 million. [ more › ]
Prosecutors had argued that in prioritizing profits, the company neglected to adequately maintain its pipelines, leading to the deaths of eight people in an explosion in San Bruno, Calif., in 2010.
Also, Tesla is making a pickup truck, and more from the PG&E San Bruno trial. [ more › ]
In response to the deadly natural gas explosion in San Bruno, California, the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is proposing new regulations to make pipelines safer. The regulations will go a long way toward safeguarding communities from the risks of natural gas explosions, but, if they’re done right, they could also protect the climate.
A ruptured natural gas pipeline in the quiet community of San Bruno, California ignited on the evening of September 9, 2010. The resulting fire destroyed 38 homes, killed eight people, and injured many others. It was one of the biggest pipeline explosions in recent history, and it very likely could have been prevented.
This is rich. As PG&E awaits being vilified in front of a jury in the criminal trial pertaining to the infamous 2010 San Bruno cul de sac inferno, their lawyers are pulling out all the stops to try to get the charges against them reduced or dropped on a technicality ? or what they are categorizing as "tainted" evidence that must be thrown out. [ more › ]
Also, jurors in the criminal trial over the deadly San Bruno blast won't hear about victims' deaths. [ more › ]
Online video giant YouTube adds the ability to live stream 360 degree VR video; Jefferson Graham reports from YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, CA.
Will an Erin Brockovich-style movie ever come of this case? Just maybe. [ more › ]
The 94066 ZIP code comprises the area of San Bruno around Interstates 280 and 380, hugging the San Francisco International Airport. The ZIP code includes The Shops at Tanforan, the YouTube headquarters, Junipero Serra County Park, Skyline College and Crestmoor Canyon....