explosion

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Dec. 12, 19 and 26, 1963

Hell Hole blast is studied The freak explosion at Hell Hole which killed a county water project worker last Thursday still was under investigation by state and county authorities ...

Underground switch explodes beneath River Woods Drive

A few statistical deviations one way or the other – seconds, footsteps, joules of energy – and Auburn resident Mike Porter might have been a dead man. Porter says he h ...

Auburn area runners, spectators avoid Boston blast by minutes

For some Auburn area runners and their supporters at Monday’s Boston Marathon, a matter of minutes turned out to be the difference from being near the explosions that killed ...

UPDATE 6:45 p.m.: Boston Marathon bombing kills 3, injures over 100

UPDATE 6:44 P.M. - BOSTON (AP) — Two bombs exploded in the crowded streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing three people and ...

Nevada town mourns Marines who died in explosion

  HAWTHORNE, Nev. (AP) — Hundreds of residents in a rural community steeped in military history turned out to mourn the loss of seven Marines as investigators arrive ...

UC Davis researcher faces 10 charges after blast

  SACRAMENTO — A chemistry researcher at the University of California, Davis who was injured in an explosion at his campus apartment last week was charged Thursday w ...

PG&E customers to foot part of pipe safety costs after fatal San Bruno explosion

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators on Thursday unanimously approved a two-year Pacific Gas and Electric Co. rate increase of $299 million to help pay for p ...

Placer County gets tough on Serene Lakes propane leaks

With one unoccupied Serene Lakes cabin destroyed in an explosion and two dozen propane systems at other homes determined to have dangerous leaks, Placer County Executive Officer To ...

Men who caused blast in Auburn apartment starting sentences

One of the men who caused an explosion and fire in an Auburn apartment while making a drug has started his jail sentence and the other will begin his term in November. Shea Hunt, ...

Butane caused apartment blast

Investigators determined a process called “honey oil extraction” caused the Auburn Court Apartment explosion last Tuesday. Lt. Jeffrey Ausnow, Placer sheriff’s public infor ...