A preliminary investigation by a state utility agency revealed Fresno County workers who hit a gas line, triggering an explosion that injured 14, had not checked for underground utilities before work began, officials said.
The California Public Utilities Commission had a team in Fresno to investigate the cause of a spectacular gas line explosion that left 14 people hurt on Friday.
Fourteen people were rushed to the hospital with burns after a major gas line explosion near the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office gun range Friday, a fire official said.
It was done. Over. No more waiting for rain, hoping for snow.
A gunman entered a pediatric medical office Tuesday in downtown Fresno and fatally shot a woman and then himself, police said.
Rosie Kimmons and four other women from It’s in the House ministries stood beneath a bridge Wednesday morning in Stockton handing out toiletries to the homeless and discussed the previous night’s violence.
Along this stretch of Interstate 5, about halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, pickup trucks outnumber cars, radios usually pick up only Spanish-language and country music stations, and the state's largest beef-cattle feed lot is within sniffing distance.
An end to labor strife at West Coast ports should speed up cargo operations, but it may be too late to help California's drought-weary nut and citrus farmers.