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01-04 Fiercest Storm In Over 5 Years San Rafael
C. 01-25 Flood Warnings: Over 400 Evacuated San Anselmo
3. 01-29 Gas Spill Closes Hwy.101 Both Ways Redwood City
4. 02-02 3 Million Gallons Of Sewage Spills Into Bay Mill Valley
F. 02-04 4 Dead In House Fire Napa
6. 02-09 Dead birds washing up on Richardson Bay Marin County
H. 03-09 2 cyclists killed in crash with deputy's car Stevens Creek Road and Montebello Road, Cupertino
I. 05-10 Fires disrupts BART at East Bay stations Hayward
J. 06-06 County resident found to have Salmonella Contra Costa County

Summary.     Click for More > Flood Warnings: Over 400 Evacuated Gas Spill Closes Hwy.101 Both Ways 3 Million Gallons Of Sewage Spills Into Bay  Nearly 3 million gallons of partially treated sewage and storm water spilled into an arm of the SF Bay from a water treatment plant 4 Dead In House Fire  4 people were found in one room in the back of the single-story home; 3 died at the scene, an adult female and two young boys Dead birds washing up on Richardson Bay 2 cyclists killed in crash with deputy's car   2 bicyclists were killed, and another suffered major injuries after being hit by a Santa Clara Sheriff's patrol car Fires disrupts BART at East Bay stations County resident found to have Salmonella 16 People Injured In Muni Collision 6-Alarm Blaze Consumes 5 Buildings Smoke Invades Bay Area 3 died, 3 Hurt In Retirement Home Fire  More than 100 people have been evacuated from the six-story Casa de Vallejo building Crash Kills 4 Napa Students 2 Men Dead After Boat Capsizes  Two Milpitas cousins, David Tien, 47, and Jim Hsu, 45, were found dead inside Grady-White fishing boat that capsized off Pillar Point Harbo... Body found entombed in building
Fiercest Storm In Over 5 Years
Jan.4   San Rafael
  An arctic storm system is pummeling Bay Area with heavy rain and hurricane-force wind that toppled trees onto houses, flipped big rigs.    The storm knocked out power to hundreds of thousands. Winds up to 84 mph were recorded on Angel Island, 80 mph in the hills...
Jan.5  SF Zoo  Attendance up following fatal tiger attack
Jan.8  PG&E  PG&E's blacked-out is 10-year record
Jan.11  SF Zoo  Leopard Nearly Escapes From Enclosure
Jan.15  SF Zoo  Tiger attack tapes released
Jan.17  San Jose Downtown  4-Alarm Fire Destroys Building
 SF Zoo  Tiger victim admitted drinking, taunting
Jan.25   San Anselmo
Jan.26  Marin County  2nd Storm Moves After Flood Retreats
Jan.28  Half Moon Bay  Oil washed up on beaches
Jan.29   Highway 101
Feb.2   Mill Valley
Feb.4   Napa
Feb.9   Marin County
Feb.10  Marin County  More Dead Birds Along Richardson Bay
Feb.25  Alameda  Storm knocks over jet on display
Mar.9   Cupertino
Mar.16  Half Moon Bay  Body Found Ids As Missing Sausalito Sailor
Mar.17  SF Mission  4-Alarm Blaze Consumes Buildings
Mar.18  East Oakland  House fire kills two
Mar.26  Golden Gate Bridge  Bridge Chain-Reaction Crash; 9 Hurt
Apr.1  West Oakland  1 Dead, 5 Hurt In 2-Alarm Blaze
Apr.4  San Jose  Man found dead inside burning warehouse
Apr.5  El Sobrante  School fire burns several classrooms
 East Oakland  Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run
Apr.23  San Jose  5 Killed In Bay Area Traffic Crashes
Apr.24  Hayward  Mountain Lion Spotted, Caught On Video
May.6  Richmond  Fish, Birds Dead After Chemical Spill
May.9  SF Downtown  Dead whale found stuck under pier
 SF Downtown  Dozens sickened by norovirus at Moscone
May.10   Hayward
May.12  BART  Delays expected as repair work done
May.14  Martinez  Tugboat Crash Causes Minor Fuel Spill
May.31  San Jose  State probes toddler's death at day care
Jun.3  Vallejo  3.9 Quake Strikes North Of Vallejo
Jun.6   Contra Costa County
Jun.8  Danville  At Least 7 Quakes In Area In 3 Days
Jun.10  East Oakland  Man Hit, Killed By Stolen Car During Chase
Jun.14   Pac Bell Park
Jun.20   East Oakland
Jun.22  Napa  Lightning ignited blaze in grassy woodland
 Bay Area  Relief As Temps Drop, Heat Wave Ends
Jun.23  Brisbane  200 evacuated due to 5-alarm wildfire
Jun.26   Bay Area
 Highway 880  Fatal big rig crash creates massive backup
Jun.30  Oakley  Four Oakley residents dead in plane crash
Jul.4  Fremont  Fiery Helicopter Crash Kills 2 Men
Jul.8  Bay Area  Dangerously Hot Weather Grips Bay Area
Aug.4  SF Downtown  14 Injured In Muni Streetcar Crash
Aug.10  Santa Clara  Double Fatal Hit & Run
Aug.13  Apple  3-Alarm Fire Burns At Apple Campus
Aug.15   Vallejo
Aug.28  Pinole  Police Pursuit Kills Bystander
Sep.5  Alamo  4.0 Earthquake Shakes East Bay
Sep.12  Dublin  Police ID Source Of Dead Animals At School
Sep.14  East San Jose  1 dead, 2 hurt after SUV runs them down In Park
Sep.25  San Francisco  Woman Hit By Cable Car Dies
Sep.29  Sebastopol  2 die in fiery car crash into home
Oct.10  Golden Gate Bridge  Bridge Officials Approve Suicide Net
Oct.11  Napa  Wildfire Threatens Napa Valley Homes
Oct.12  Bay  Angel Island wildfire burns out of control
Oct.13  Highway 237  2 Adults Dead, 4 Kids Hurt In 237 Crash
Nov.6  East Oakland  Volunteers Find Body Of Missing Baby
Nov.16   Napa
Nov.29   Half Moon Bay
Dec.2  Walnut Creek  Elderly Man Killed In Golf Cart Wreck
Dec.4  San Rafael  2 Homes Destroyed After Another San Rafael Blast
Dec.6  Corte Madera  6-alarm fire at apartment complex
Dec.8  Oakland Downtown  Suspected Drunk Driver Goes On Rampage
Dec.12  Los Gatos  Derailed Train Blocks Winchester Blvd.
Dec.14  San Mateo  Coast guard rescues 26 in bay yacht crash
Dec.17  Bay Area  Bay Area Wakes Up To Frigid Temps
Dec.18  Redwood City  Carbon Monoxide Sickens 8
  Berkeley
Dec.28  Iron Triangle  Woman died after struck by two vehicles


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San Francisco Bay Area in 2008 , Accidents, Location by Topic
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San Francisco
Attendance up following fatal tiger attack
PG&E's blacked-out is 10-year record
Leopard Nearly Escapes From Enclosure
Tiger attack tapes released
Tiger victim admitted drinking, taunting
4-Alarm Blaze Consumes Buildings
Bridge Chain-Reaction Crash; 9 Hurt
16 People Injured In Muni Collision
4-Alarm Blaze Consumes Buildings
Attendance up following fatal tiger attack
Leopard Nearly Escapes From Enclosure
Tiger attack tapes released
Tiger victim admitted drinking, taunting
Dead whale found stuck under pier
Bridge Chain-Reaction Crash; 9 Hurt
16 People Injured In Muni Collision
East Bay
Storm knocks over jet on display
Fish, Birds Dead After Chemical Spill
Fires disrupts BART at East Bay stations
Tugboat Crash Causes Minor Fuel Spill
County resident found to have Salmonella
6-Alarm Blaze Consumes 5 Buildings
Fiery Helicopter Crash Kills 2 Men
Police ID Source Of Dead Animals At School
Body found entombed in building
House fire kills two
1 Dead, 5 Hurt In 2-Alarm Blaze
Fires disrupts BART at East Bay stations
6-Alarm Blaze Consumes 5 Buildings
Fiery Helicopter Crash Kills 2 Men
Mountain Lion Spotted, Caught On Video
Fish, Birds Dead After Chemical Spill
Police ID Source Of Dead Animals At School
Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run
Alameda County
Storm knocks over jet on display
House fire kills two
Fires disrupts BART at East Bay stations
6-Alarm Blaze Consumes 5 Buildings
Fiery Helicopter Crash Kills 2 Men
Police ID Source Of Dead Animals At School
Body found entombed in building
House fire kills two
Fires disrupts BART at East Bay stations
6-Alarm Blaze Consumes 5 Buildings
Fiery Helicopter Crash Kills 2 Men
Mountain Lion Spotted, Caught On Video
Police ID Source Of Dead Animals At School
Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run
North Bay
Fiercest Storm In Over 5 Years
Flood Warnings: Over 400 Evacuated
3 Million Gallons Of Sewage Spills Into Bay
4 Dead In House Fire
Dead birds washing up on Richardson Bay
More Dead Birds Along Richardson Bay
Crash Kills 4 Napa Students
4 Dead In House Fire
Lightning ignited blaze in grassy woodland
6-alarm fire at apartment complex
Dead birds washing up on Richardson Bay
More Dead Birds Along Richardson Bay
Crash Kills 4 Napa Students
Silicon Valley
4-Alarm Fire Destroys Building
2 cyclists killed in crash with deputy's car
Man found dead inside burning warehouse
Double Fatal Hit & Run
1 dead, 2 hurt after SUV runs them down In Park
2 Adults Dead, 4 Kids Hurt In 237 Crash
4-Alarm Fire Destroys Building
Man found dead inside burning warehouse
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2 cyclists killed in crash with deputy's car
Double Fatal Hit & Run
1 dead, 2 hurt after SUV runs them down In Park
2 Adults Dead, 4 Kids Hurt In 237 Crash
Marin County
Fiercest Storm In Over 5 Years
Flood Warnings: Over 400 Evacuated
3 Million Gallons Of Sewage Spills Into Bay
Dead birds washing up on Richardson Bay
More Dead Birds Along Richardson Bay
6-alarm fire at apartment complex
Dead birds washing up on Richardson Bay
More Dead Birds Along Richardson Bay
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Peninsula
Gas Spill Closes Hwy.101 Both Ways
Body Found Ids As Missing Sausalito Sailor
2 Men Dead After Boat Capsizes
Coast guard rescues 26 in bay yacht crash
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Gas Spill Closes Hwy.101 Both Ways
San Jose
4-Alarm Fire Destroys Building
Man found dead inside burning warehouse
1 dead, 2 hurt after SUV runs them down In Park
2 Adults Dead, 4 Kids Hurt In 237 Crash
4-Alarm Fire Destroys Building
Man found dead inside burning warehouse
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5 Killed In Bay Area Traffic Crashes
1 dead, 2 hurt after SUV runs them down In Park
2 Adults Dead, 4 Kids Hurt In 237 Crash
Bay
3 Million Gallons Of Sewage Spills Into Bay
Dead birds washing up on Richardson Bay
Fish, Birds Dead After Chemical Spill
Angel Island wildfire burns out of control
Angel Island wildfire burns out of control
Dead birds washing up on Richardson Bay
Fish, Birds Dead After Chemical Spill
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Contra Costa County
Fish, Birds Dead After Chemical Spill
Tugboat Crash Causes Minor Fuel Spill
County resident found to have Salmonella
School fire burns several classrooms
Fish, Birds Dead After Chemical Spill
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SF Zoo
Attendance up following fatal tiger attack
Leopard Nearly Escapes From Enclosure
Tiger attack tapes released
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Attendance up following fatal tiger attack
Leopard Nearly Escapes From Enclosure
Tiger attack tapes released
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Oakland
House fire kills two
1 Dead, 5 Hurt In 2-Alarm Blaze
6-Alarm Blaze Consumes 5 Buildings
House fire kills two
1 Dead, 5 Hurt In 2-Alarm Blaze
6-Alarm Blaze Consumes 5 Buildings
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Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run
East Oakland
House fire kills two
6-Alarm Blaze Consumes 5 Buildings
House fire kills two
6-Alarm Blaze Consumes 5 Buildings
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Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run
Napa
4 Dead In House Fire
Crash Kills 4 Napa Students
4 Dead In House Fire
Lightning ignited blaze in grassy woodland
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Crash Kills 4 Napa Students
Half Moon Bay
Body Found Ids As Missing Sausalito Sailor
2 Men Dead After Boat Capsizes
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Fiercest Storm In Over 5 Years


January 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jan.2  SF Zoo  Vodka Bottle Found In Mauling Victims Car
Jan.4  Richmond-SR Bridge  Rich.-San Rafael Bridge closed for 6 hours
  San Rafael  
  An arctic storm system is pummeling Bay Area with heavy rain and hurricane-force wind that toppled trees onto houses, flipped big rigs
 The storm knocked out power to hundreds of thousands. Winds up to 84 mph were recorded on Angel Island, 80 mph in the hills near Lucas Valley Road in Marin County. Numerous highways were closed because of debris or toppled big rigs blocking lanes
Jan.5   SF Zoo Attendance up following fatal tiger attack
Jan.6  Marin County  40,000 in Bay Area remained in dark Jan.7  SF Downtown  Crews working to contain spill Jan.8   PG&E PG&E's blacked-out is 10-year record  An estimated 1.9 million to 2.1 million customers lost electricity after the storm's howling winds and driving rain  San Jose  Brothers Attend Tiger Victim's Funeral  Marin County  Milder, But Wet & Windy Storm Jan.9  SF Zoo  Complaints ignored after 1st tiger attack Jan.11   SF Zoo Leopard Nearly Escapes From Enclosure Jan.15   SF Zoo   Tiger attack tapes released  A zoo employee is on the phone with a dispatcher relaying information he is getting from co-workers over a walky-talky Jan.17   San Jose Downtown   4-Alarm Fire Destroys Building    As firefighters reach the 4th hour spent battling a blaze, officials are concerned about a gas line that is fueling the small remaining amount...   SF Zoo Tiger victim admitted drinking, taunting Jan.21  Highway 101  Fatal Accident, Major Backup  San Francisco  Wintery Blast Of Cold, Snow Jan.25  SFO  Storm Brings Flights Delays To SFO, OAK   San Anselmo   Flood Warnings: Over 400 Evacuated
  A powerful winter storm unleashing heavy rain and strong wind, downing trees, caused power outages, and triggering mudslides and flooding.    In San Anselmo, Fairfax and Corte Madera, flood sirens sounded to war...
Jan.26  Martinez  Rains Wash Away Parts Of Beaver Dam   Marin County 2nd Storm Moves After Flood Retreats  Sunnyvale  2 men died after BMW slammed into tree Jan.28   Half Moon Bay Oil washed up on beaches  SF Bayview  1 killed, 2 hurt in demolition of old building  SF Zoo  Tiger Experts Reviewing Zoo Safety Jan.29   Highway 101 Gas Spill Closes Hwy.101 Both Ways Map of Interstate 101 Redwood City
  All northbound and southbound lanes were blocked due to gasoline leaking from a big rig onto the roadway, a virtual standstill on the Peninsula.    A van collided with a big-rig hauling two 26,000-gallon gasoline tankers along 101 near Maple Road a...
 Highway 101  NB Direction Closed Until Wed. Morning

February 2008 ... more > Top ^
Feb.2   Mill Valley   3 Million Gallons Of Sewage Spills Into Bay
  Nearly 3 million gallons of partially treated sewage and storm water spilled into an arm of the SF Bay from a water treatment plant
 Livermore Lab  Delay in notifying workers about exposure  Mill Valley  Waters near Bay sewage spill contaminated Feb.4   Napa   4 Dead In House Fire
  4 people were found in one room in the back of the single-story home; 3 died at the scene, an adult female and two young boys
 Fire officials believe they are from the same family. The blaze started just before 5 a.m. When firefighters arrived, flames were coming from the front of the house
Feb.5  Alum Rock  3.1 Earthquake Shakes South Bay Feb.7  Pacifica  3.1 Earthquake Rumbles  San Carlos  Firm fined after worker's death Feb.9   Marin County Dead birds washing up on Richardson Bay
  65 birds have shown up dead including about a dozen yesterday. Many suspect that two recent sewage spills may be to blame
Feb.10   Marin County More Dead Birds Along Richardson Bay  More than 100 dead birds have turned up dead in the same area that was contaminated by two untreated sewage spills last month Feb.15  North San Jose  2 Dead In Crash; DUI Suspected Feb.18  Vallejo  City Schools Had 20 Recalled Beef  SF Zoo  Tiger Exhibit Renovated After Fatal Attack Feb.23  Tiburon  Fire destroys day care center Feb.24  SF Tenderloin  10-Year-Old Girl Missing  San Francisco  2 Residences Burn In 3-Alarm Blaze Feb.25   Alameda Storm knocks over jet on display Feb.28  San Jose  Fatality, Derailment Trigger Major Delays Feb.29  Fremont  Apartment Fire Kills 1

March 2008 ... more > Top ^
Mar.4  San Jose  Toddler Dies After Drowning At Cemetery Mar.8  South San Jose  Blaze rips through former IBM plant Mar.9   Cupertino   2 cyclists killed in crash with deputy's car
Map of Stevens Creek Road and Montebello Road Cupertino
  2 bicyclists were killed, and another suffered major injuries after being hit by a Santa Clara Sheriff's patrol car
 2 riders who were killed are 31-year-old Kristy Gough of Oakland and another as 29-year-old Matt Peterson of San Francisco
Mar.11  San Jose  Lawyer under scrutiny dead in suicide Mar.16   Half Moon Bay   Body Found Ids As Missing Sausalito Sailor  A body that washed up is that of Anthony Harrow who was aboard a sailboat that disappeared during a race near the Golden Gate Bridge Mar.17   SF Mission 4-Alarm Blaze Consumes Buildings Mar.18   East Oakland House fire kills two  SF Zoo  Zoo Gets Mixed Reviews On Tiger Attack Mar.20  Dublin  Swarm Of Small Earthquakes Hit East Bay Mar.21  San Ramon  Boy Killed In Bus Accident Mar.26   Golden Gate Bridge   Bridge Chain-Reaction Crash; 9 Hurt  A collision involving almost a dozen vehicles, including a motorcycle, brought traffic to a standstill for more than 1.5 hour Mar.29  San Francisco  City to go dark for Earth Hour

April 2008 ... more > Top ^
Apr.1   West Oakland 1 Dead, 5 Hurt In 2-Alarm Blaze
Apr.4   San Jose Man found dead inside burning warehouse Apr.5   El Sobrante School fire burns several classrooms   East Oakland Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run  Vallejo  6-Year Old Boy A Hero After 911 Call Apr.12  East Oakland  2 cars smashed into house, caused fire Apr.14  Napa  3 Bodies Found; Murder Not Suspected Apr.16  San Francisco  Police looking for girl missing since Monday  Alameda  Cigarette Led To Coast Guard Housing Fire Apr.19  Napa  2 Deputies Hurt In Fiery Patrol Car Crash Apr.21  Pacifica  Fatal Highway 1 Crash at Devil's Slide Apr.23   San Jose 5 Killed In Bay Area Traffic Crashes Apr.24   Hayward Mountain Lion Spotted, Caught On Video Apr.26  Highway 680  Wrong-Way Driver Causes Crash Apr.28  Visitacion Valley  Blaze Damages 4 Buildings, Displaces 8 Apr.29  Martinez  Boy On Bike Struck By Truck, Killed

May 2008 ... more > Top ^
May.5  Richmond  Shelter-in-place after chemical leak May.6  Richmond  Chemical Spill Reaches San Pablo Bay   Richmond Fish, Birds Dead After Chemical Spill  Dozens of fish and two mallard ducks were found dead in an irrigation ditch after a toxic solvent leaked from a chemical plant May.8  Pittsburg  Mom Runs Over, Kills 5-Year-Old Daughter May.9   SF Downtown Dead whale found stuck under pier
  SF Downtown Dozens sickened by norovirus at Moscone May.10   Hayward   Fires disrupts BART at East Bay stations
  At least 2 electrical fires at a substation have disrupted BART service in the Hayward, South Hayward, Union City and Fremont BART stations
May.12   BART Delays expected as repair work done
May.14   Martinez Tugboat Crash Causes Minor Fuel Spill  A gasoline spill in Suisun Bay east of the Benicia Bridge initially estimated to be 1,500 gallons turned out to have been only 10 gallons May.15  Highway 4  Loose Cows Shut Down Highway 4 May.18  Concord  3 Separate Fatal Accidents In Concord  East San Jose  Died in 4-Alarm Apartment Fire May.21  San Bruno  Murder Suspect Dead After Car Chase May.31   San Jose State probes toddler's death at day care  Fremont  Boxer That Mauled Baby To Be Euthanized

June 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jun.2  Santa Rosa  2 Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide Jun.3   Vallejo   3.9 Quake Strikes North Of Vallejo  The quake hit just before 7:30 p.m. near Green Valley Estates. It had a depth of 10.8 miles Jun.6  Danville  Early Morning Earthquakes Rattle Area   Contra Costa County   County resident found to have Salmonella
  State officials have confirmed that a resident has a type of Salmonella that has sickened 57 people in New Mexico and Texas
Jun.7  Richmond  City caps 'drty' crude at Chevron refinery Jun.8   Danville At Least 7 Quakes In Area In 3 Days Jun.9  Bay  Missing Kayakers In Bay Found Safe  Campbell  2 Dead In Multi-Car Crash Near Campbell Jun.10   East Oakland Man Hit, Killed By Stolen Car During Chase Jun.13  Danville  Teens Run Over While Lying In Street Jun.14   Pac Bell Park   16 People Injured In Muni Collision Map of Willie Mays Plaza San Francisco
  A rear-end collision between a N Judah and T 3rd Street train on King St .near AT&T Park'. Crowds were heading to AT&T Park for Giants game.    13 have been sent to the hospital and 3 are...
 Marin County  Beach opens after Cosco residue cean-up Jun.20   East Oakland   6-Alarm Blaze Consumes 5 Buildings Map of 9347 International Blvd Oakland
  Ninety firefighters struggled for several hours before gaining control. The blaze caused one building to collapse.    The blaze damaged two churches, a market, a liquor store, several apartments and a metal spring manufacturer. T...
 South San Jose  Two-Alarm Fire Burns 2 Homes Jun.22   Napa Lightning ignited blaze in grassy woodland   More than 200 firefighters were battling the Wild Fire that spread across 5.5 square miles, more than 3,000 acres, in Napa Valley   Bay Area Relief As Temps Drop, Heat Wave Ends Jun.23   Brisbane 200 evacuated due to 5-alarm wildfire Jun.24  SF Downtown  Underground Explosion in Financial District Jun.26   Bay Area Smoke Invades Bay Area
  Smoke from the hundreds of wildfires burning throughout N. California made the sun appear pink as it rose and has caused health concerns.    Unhealthy air was expected to be the worst throughout the East...
  Highway 880 Fatal big rig crash creates massive backup
Jun.30   Oakley Four Oakley residents dead in plane crash

July 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jul.4   Fremont   Fiery Helicopter Crash Kills 2 Men   A flight instructor and his student were killed in a crash near I-680 after Schweizer 269 hit power lines and ignited a grass fire Jul.7  Castro Valley  Structure Burns In 4-Alarm Brush Fire Jul.8   Bay Area Dangerously Hot Weather Grips Bay Area
Jul.14  SF Downtown  Cable Car Derails, Passengers Injured  Palo Alto  Investigators: no evidence of lion attack Jul.27  Highway 101  2 Fires Close NB Lane On Hwy. 101 Jul.29  East San Jose  Arrested for pumping aviation fuel into car Jul.31  Vallejo  Police Officer Kills Self At Home

August 2008 ... more > Top ^
Aug.4   SF Downtown 14 Injured In Muni Streetcar Crash
Aug.10   Santa Clara Double Fatal Hit & Run   Oralia Puga Ramirez, 73, and Enedina Oliva, 70, were struck in the crosswalk. The driver shoved off the hood and run over a second time Aug.12  Castro Valley  Teens Die In High-Speed Crash Aug.13   Apple 3-Alarm Fire Burns At Apple Campus Aug.15   Vallejo   3 died, 3 Hurt In Retirement Home Fire
  More than 100 people have been evacuated from the six-story Casa de Vallejo building
 69-year-old James Costello was found dead along with 57-year-old Carolyn Jones. Costello died of a gunshot wound to the left eye. 74-year-old John Argente has died after a four-alarm fire at the Casa de Vallejo. The fire swept through the 6-story building Friday morning. Fire officials have discovered a 3rd victim who was killed during an 8-alarm fire that destroyed a retirement home in downtown
Aug.16  Vallejo  Decomposed Bodies Found In Home Aug.20  Brentwood  Good Samaritan Killed Along Busy Road Aug.21  Oakland  Pastor accused of molestation on flight Aug.24  Port of Oakland  Man dies after falling from ship Aug.26  San Francisco  Kaiser: worker may exposed babies to TB Aug.28   Pinole Police Pursuit Kills Bystander Aug.30  Candlestick  Candlestick Police Horse Spooks, Kills Fan

September 2008 ... more > Top ^
Sep.5   Alamo 4.0 Earthquake Shakes East Bay
Sep.10  Bay  2 saved after small plane crashes into bay Sep.12   Dublin Police ID Source Of Dead Animals At School   Dead animals found stuffed inside Dublin High School lockers were taken from the morgue of a local veterinary hospital Sep.14   East San Jose 1 dead, 2 hurt after SUV runs them down In Park   The driver was under arrest after allegedly running down three men at Hillview Park, killing one and injuring the other two Sep.16  Sonoma County  3.0 Earthquake Shakes Sonoma County Sep.22  San Mateo  Boy Killed, 3 Hurt By Runaway Truck Sep.25   San Francisco Woman Hit By Cable Car Dies Sep.29   Sebastopol 2 die in fiery car crash into home

October 2008 ... more > Top ^
Oct.2  West San Jose  Fire Burns At Strip Mall Oct.4  Richmond  Officer Critically Injured In Car Crash Oct.7  Richmond  Officer Dies After Life Support Pulled Oct.9  Vallejo  Missing 10-Year-Old Boy Found Safe  Martinez  Creek repairs despite beavers Oct.10   Golden Gate Bridge   Bridge Officials Approve Suicide Net  The officials voted overwhelmingly to hang stainless steel nets from the sides of the span in an effort to stop people from jumping to their... Oct.11   Napa Wildfire Threatens Napa Valley Homes
Oct.12   Bay   Angel Island wildfire burns out of control   The 2-alarm brush fire ignited in a rugged area on the island and doubled in size within an hour, reaching 10 acres and visible across the Bay... Oct.13   Highway 237   2 Adults Dead, 4 Kids Hurt In 237 Crash   A two-door coupe rear-ended a Ford Explorer and caused the sport utility vehicle to flip over . at North First Street and state Highway 237 Oct.22  Oakley  Burglary suspect dies fleeing on motorcl.

November 2008 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1  East Oakland  Man Dead, Baby Missing In Flood Canal Nov.6   East Oakland Volunteers Find Body Of Missing Baby
Nov.16   Napa   Crash Kills 4 Napa Students Map of Deer Park Road and Sanitarium Road St Helena Napa
  Four Napa Valley college students were killed in a head-on collision involving 3 cars that resulted in 2 drivers being charged with DUI
Nov.21  Sebastopol  Woman killed in paratransit bus crash  San Leandro  Baby born at BART station Nov.22  Highway 80  4-car collision killed at least 2 people Nov.24  Mountain View  VTA Service Restored After Power Outage Nov.29   Half Moon Bay   2 Men Dead After Boat Capsizes
  Two Milpitas cousins, David Tien, 47, and Jim Hsu, 45, were found dead inside Grady-White fishing boat that capsized off Pillar Point Harbor
 David Tien was an experienced, rough-water fisherman. 22-foot motorboat was towed to the harbor, and the bodies were discovered inside the cabin when the boat was righted


December 2008 ... more > Top ^
Dec.2   Walnut Creek Elderly Man Killed In Golf Cart Wreck
 San Rafael  Body found after explosion, fire Dec.4   San Rafael 2 Homes Destroyed After Another San Rafael Blast Dec.6   Corte Madera   6-alarm fire at apartment complex   The fire burned for hours early morning. Killed a dog and took nearly 75 firefighters to control. Ten of the 20 units were involved in the f... Dec.8   Oakland Downtown Suspected Drunk Driver Goes On Rampage Dec.9  SF Zoo  Man cited for jumping into enclosure Dec.12   Los Gatos Derailed Train Blocks Winchester Blvd. Dec.13  Bay Area  Cold Grips NorCal Dec.14   San Mateo   Coast guard rescues 26 in bay yacht crash   52-foot cabin cruiser 'Giant Feet' hit rocks near Coyote Point and started taking on water. The Coast Guard and local fire crews launched bo... Dec.15  Bay Area  As rain & snow taper off, temps to plunge Dec.17   Bay Area Bay Area Wakes Up To Frigid Temps Dec.18   Redwood City   Carbon Monoxide Sickens 8   8 people, including 5 children, are recovering from the poisoning at 2 local hospitals. The cause was exhaust from a 4,000-watt generator   Berkeley   Body found entombed in building Map of 2235 Ashby Ave Berkeley
  Police found a body entombed in an apartment building where a 60-year-old Hassan Bin Ali killed himself in front of officers earlier this week.    The body of Taruk Joseph Ben Ali was identified as ...
Dec.20  Rodeo  Tanker Grazed Bottom Of Bay Dec.22  Rohnert Park  Three fires break out over weekend Dec.23  Highway 101  Downed power line closed 101 for hours Dec.25  Highway 280  2 Injured After Car Runs Off 280 Onramp Dec.28   Iron Triangle Woman died after struck by two vehicles Dec.29  Pacifica  Teens Survive Crash Near Devil's Slide Dec.31  Santa Rosa  4-Time DUI Driver Causes Fatal Crash



4-Alarm Fire Destroys Building    As firefighters reach the 4th hour spent battling a blaze, officials are concerned about a gas line that is fueling the small remaining amount... 4 Dead In House Fire




SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Fire Timeline ... See Bay Area Fire timeline, World Fire timeline Top ^
2008
Jan.17   San Jose Downtown
Feb.4   Napa
  4 people were found in one room in the back of the single-story home; 3 died at the scene, an adult female and two young boys
 Fire officials believe they are from the same family. The blaze started just before 5 a.m. When firefighters arrived, flames were coming from the front of the house
Feb.23  Tiburon  Fire destroys day care center Feb.24  San Francisco  2 Residences Burn In 3-Alarm Blaze Feb.29  Fremont  Apartment Fire Kills 1 Mar.8  South San Jose  Blaze rips through former IBM plant Mar.17   SF Mission 4-Alarm Blaze Consumes Buildings
Mar.18   East Oakland House fire kills two Apr.1   West Oakland 1 Dead, 5 Hurt In 2-Alarm Blaze Apr.4   San Jose Man found dead inside burning warehouse Apr.5   El Sobrante School fire burns several classrooms Apr.16  Alameda  Cigarette Led To Coast Guard Housing Fire Apr.28  Visitacion Valley  Blaze Damages 4 Buildings, Displaces 8 May.10   Hayward Fires disrupts BART at East Bay stations
  At least 2 electrical fires at a substation have disrupted BART service in the Hayward, South Hayward, Union City and Fremont BART stations
May.18  East San Jose  Died in 4-Alarm Apartment Fire Jun.20   East Oakland 6-Alarm Blaze Consumes 5 Buildings
Map of 9347 International Blvd Oakland
  Ninety firefighters struggled for several hours before gaining control. The blaze caused one building to collapse.    The blaze damaged two churches, a market, a liquor store, several apartments and a metal spring manufacturer. T...
Jun.20  South San Jose  Two-Alarm Fire Burns 2 Homes Jun.22   Napa Lightning ignited blaze in grassy woodland   More than 200 firefighters were battling the Wild Fire that spread across 5.5 square miles, more than 3,000 acres, in Napa Valley Jun.23   Brisbane 200 evacuated due to 5-alarm wildfire Jul.7  Castro Valley  Structure Burns In 4-Alarm Brush Fire Jul.27  Highway 101  2 Fires Close NB Lane On Hwy. 101 Aug.13   Apple 3-Alarm Fire Burns At Apple Campus Aug.15   Vallejo 3 died, 3 Hurt In Retirement Home Fire
  More than 100 people have been evacuated from the six-story Casa de Vallejo building
 69-year-old James Costello was found dead along with 57-year-old Carolyn Jones. Costello died of a gunshot wound to the left eye. 74-year-old John Argente has died after a four-alarm fire at the Casa de Vallejo. The fire swept through the 6-story building Friday morning. Fire officials have discovered a 3rd victim who was killed during an 8-alarm fire that destroyed a retirement home in downtown
Oct.2  West San Jose  Fire Burns At Strip Mall Oct.11   Napa Wildfire Threatens Napa Valley Homes Oct.12   Bay Angel Island wildfire burns out of control   The 2-alarm brush fire ignited in a rugged area on the island and doubled in size within an hour, reaching 10 acres and visible across the Bay... Dec.6   Corte Madera 6-alarm fire at apartment complex   The fire burned for hours early morning. Killed a dog and took nearly 75 firefighters to control. Ten of the 20 units were involved in the f... Dec.22  Rohnert Park  Three fires break out over weekend



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2008 May.12   BART Delays expected as repair work done




SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Earthquake Timeline ... See Bay Area Earthquake timeline, World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2008 Feb.5  Alum Rock  3.1 Earthquake Shakes South Bay Feb.7  Pacifica  3.1 Earthquake Rumbles Mar.20  Dublin  Swarm Of Small Earthquakes Hit East Bay Jun.3   Vallejo 3.9 Quake Strikes North Of Vallejo  The quake hit just before 7:30 p.m. near Green Valley Estates. It had a depth of 10.8 miles Jun.6  Danville  Early Morning Earthquakes Rattle Area Jun.8   Danville At Least 7 Quakes In Area In 3 Days
Sep.5   Alamo 4.0 Earthquake Shakes East Bay Sep.16  Sonoma County  3.0 Earthquake Shakes Sonoma County



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Highway Accident Timeline ... See Bay Area Highway Accident timeline, World Highway Accident timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.21  Highway 101  Fatal Accident, Major Backup Jan.26  Sunnyvale  2 men died after BMW slammed into tree Jan.29  Highway 101  NB Direction Closed Until Wed. Morning Feb.15  North San Jose  2 Dead In Crash; DUI Suspected Mar.9   Cupertino 2 cyclists killed in crash with deputy's car
Map of Stevens Creek Road and Montebello Road Cupertino
  2 bicyclists were killed, and another suffered major injuries after being hit by a Santa Clara Sheriff's patrol car
 2 riders who were killed are 31-year-old Kristy Gough of Oakland and another as 29-year-old Matt Peterson of San Francisco
Mar.21  San Ramon  Boy Killed In Bus Accident Mar.26   Golden Gate Bridge Bridge Chain-Reaction Crash; 9 Hurt  A collision involving almost a dozen vehicles, including a motorcycle, brought traffic to a standstill for more than 1.5 hour Apr.5   East Oakland Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run Apr.5   East Oakland Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run Apr.5  Vallejo  6-Year Old Boy A Hero After 911 Call Apr.12  East Oakland  2 cars smashed into house, caused fire Apr.19  Napa  2 Deputies Hurt In Fiery Patrol Car Crash Apr.21  Pacifica  Fatal Highway 1 Crash at Devil's Slide Apr.23   San Jose 5 Killed In Bay Area Traffic Crashes Apr.26  Highway 680  Wrong-Way Driver Causes Crash Apr.26  Highway 680  Wrong-Way Driver Causes Crash Apr.29  Martinez  Boy On Bike Struck By Truck, Killed May.8  Pittsburg  Mom Runs Over, Kills 5-Year-Old Daughter May.15  Highway 4  Loose Cows Shut Down Highway 4 May.18  Concord  3 Separate Fatal Accidents In Concord Jun.7  Richmond  City caps 'drty' crude at Chevron refinery Jun.9  Campbell  2 Dead In Multi-Car Crash Near Campbell Jun.10   East Oakland Man Hit, Killed By Stolen Car During Chase Jun.10   East Oakland Man Hit, Killed By Stolen Car During Chase Jun.13  Danville  Teens Run Over While Lying In Street Jun.14   Pac Bell Park 16 People Injured In Muni Collision Map of Willie Mays Plaza San Francisco
  A rear-end collision between a N Judah and T 3rd Street train on King St .near AT&T Park'. Crowds were heading to AT&T Park for Giants game.    13 have been sent to the hospital and 3 are...
Jun.26   Highway 880 Fatal big rig crash creates massive backup Jul.14  SF Downtown  Cable Car Derails, Passengers Injured Aug.10   Santa Clara Double Fatal Hit & Run   Oralia Puga Ramirez, 73, and Enedina Oliva, 70, were struck in the crosswalk. The driver shoved off the hood and run over a second time Aug.10   Santa Clara Double Fatal Hit & Run   Oralia Puga Ramirez, 73, and Enedina Oliva, 70, were struck in the crosswalk. The driver shoved off the hood and run over a second time Aug.12  Castro Valley  Teens Die In High-Speed Crash Aug.20  Brentwood  Good Samaritan Killed Along Busy Road Aug.28   Pinole Police Pursuit Kills Bystander Aug.28   Pinole Police Pursuit Kills Bystander Sep.14   East San Jose 1 dead, 2 hurt after SUV runs them down In Park   The driver was under arrest after allegedly running down three men at Hillview Park, killing one and injuring the other two Sep.14   East San Jose 1 dead, 2 hurt after SUV runs them down In Park   The driver was under arrest after allegedly running down three men at Hillview Park, killing one and injuring the other two Sep.22  San Mateo  Boy Killed, 3 Hurt By Runaway Truck Sep.25   San Francisco Woman Hit By Cable Car Dies Sep.29   Sebastopol 2 die in fiery car crash into home Oct.4  Richmond  Officer Critically Injured In Car Crash Oct.7  Richmond  Officer Dies After Life Support Pulled Oct.13   Highway 237 2 Adults Dead, 4 Kids Hurt In 237 Crash   A two-door coupe rear-ended a Ford Explorer and caused the sport utility vehicle to flip over . at North First Street and state Highway 237 Oct.22  Oakley  Burglary suspect dies fleeing on motorcl. Nov.1  East Oakland  Man Dead, Baby Missing In Flood Canal Nov.16   Napa Crash Kills 4 Napa Students Map of Deer Park Road and Sanitarium Road St Helena Napa
  Four Napa Valley college students were killed in a head-on collision involving 3 cars that resulted in 2 drivers being charged with DUI
Nov.21  Sebastopol  Woman killed in paratransit bus crash Nov.22  Highway 80  4-car collision killed at least 2 people Dec.2   Walnut Creek Elderly Man Killed In Golf Cart Wreck Dec.8   Oakland Downtown Suspected Drunk Driver Goes On Rampage Dec.8   Oakland Downtown Suspected Drunk Driver Goes On Rampage Dec.23  Highway 101  Downed power line closed 101 for hours Dec.25  Highway 280  2 Injured After Car Runs Off 280 Onramp Dec.28   Iron Triangle Woman died after struck by two vehicles Dec.28   Iron Triangle Woman died after struck by two vehicles Dec.29  Pacifica  Teens Survive Crash Near Devil's Slide Dec.31  Santa Rosa  4-Time DUI Driver Causes Fatal Crash Dec.31  Santa Rosa  4-Time DUI Driver Causes Fatal Crash



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Health Accident Timeline ... See Bay Area Health Accident timeline, World Health Accident timeline Top ^
2008 Feb.18  Vallejo  City Schools Had 20 Recalled Beef May.9   SF Downtown Dozens sickened by norovirus at Moscone
Jun.6   Contra Costa County County resident found to have Salmonella
  State officials have confirmed that a resident has a type of Salmonella that has sickened 57 people in New Mexico and Texas
Aug.26  San Francisco  Kaiser: worker may exposed babies to TB Nov.21  San Leandro  Baby born at BART station



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Sea Accident Timeline ... See Bay Area Sea Accident timeline, World Sea Accident timeline Top ^
2008 Mar.16   Half Moon Bay Body Found Ids As Missing Sausalito Sailor  A body that washed up is that of Anthony Harrow who was aboard a sailboat that disappeared during a race near the Golden Gate Bridge Jun.9  Bay  Missing Kayakers In Bay Found Safe Nov.29   Half Moon Bay 2 Men Dead After Boat Capsizes
  Two Milpitas cousins, David Tien, 47, and Jim Hsu, 45, were found dead inside Grady-White fishing boat that capsized off Pillar Point Harbor
 David Tien was an experienced, rough-water fisherman. 22-foot motorboat was towed to the harbor, and the bodies were discovered inside the cabin when the boat was righted
Dec.14   San Mateo Coast guard rescues 26 in bay yacht crash   52-foot cabin cruiser 'Giant Feet' hit rocks near Coyote Point and started taking on water. The Coast Guard and local fire crews launched bo... Dec.20  Rodeo  Tanker Grazed Bottom Of Bay



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Power Outage Timeline ... See Bay Area Power Outage timeline, World Power Outage timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.6  Marin County  40,000 in Bay Area remained in dark Jan.8   PG&E PG&E's blacked-out is 10-year record  An estimated 1.9 million to 2.1 million customers lost electricity after the storm's howling winds and driving rain Nov.24  Mountain View  VTA Service Restored After Power Outage



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Justice Timeline ... See Bay Area Justice timeline, World Justice timeline Top ^
2008 Mar.11  San Jose  Lawyer under scrutiny dead in suicide Dec.2   Walnut Creek Elderly Man Killed In Golf Cart Wreck




SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Missing Person Timeline ... See Bay Area Missing Person timeline, World Missing Person timeline Top ^
2008 Feb.24  SF Tenderloin  10-Year-Old Girl Missing Apr.16  San Francisco  Police looking for girl missing since Monday May.21  San Bruno  Murder Suspect Dead After Car Chase Jun.2  Santa Rosa  2 Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide Oct.9  Vallejo  Missing 10-Year-Old Boy Found Safe



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Industrial Accident Timeline ... See Bay Area Industrial Accident timeline, World Industrial Accident timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.28  SF Bayview  1 killed, 2 hurt in demolition of old building Feb.7  San Carlos  Firm fined after worker's death



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Weather Related Timeline ... See Bay Area Weather Related timeline, World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.4  Richmond-SR Bridge  Rich.-San Rafael Bridge closed for 6 hours Jan.4   San Rafael Fiercest Storm In Over 5 Years
  An arctic storm system is pummeling Bay Area with heavy rain and hurricane-force wind that toppled trees onto houses, flipped big rigs
 The storm knocked out power to hundreds of thousands. Winds up to 84 mph were recorded on Angel Island, 80 mph in the hills near Lucas Valley Road in Marin County. Numerous highways were closed because of debris or toppled big rigs blocking lanes
Jan.8  Marin County  Milder, But Wet & Windy Storm Jan.21  San Francisco  Wintery Blast Of Cold, Snow Jan.25  SFO  Storm Brings Flights Delays To SFO, OAK Jan.26  Martinez  Rains Wash Away Parts Of Beaver Dam Jan.26   Marin County 2nd Storm Moves After Flood Retreats
Feb.25   Alameda Storm knocks over jet on display Jun.22   Bay Area Relief As Temps Drop, Heat Wave Ends Jul.8   Bay Area Dangerously Hot Weather Grips Bay Area Dec.13  Bay Area  Cold Grips NorCal Dec.15  Bay Area  As rain & snow taper off, temps to plunge Dec.17   Bay Area Bay Area Wakes Up To Frigid Temps



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Bad Economic News Timeline ... See Bay Area Bad Economic News timeline, World Bad Economic News timeline Top ^
2008 Feb.7  San Carlos  Firm fined after worker's death Jul.29  East San Jose  Arrested for pumping aviation fuel into car



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2008 Jan.17   SF Zoo Tiger victim admitted drinking, taunting
Jan.25   San Anselmo Flood Warnings: Over 400 Evacuated
  A powerful winter storm unleashing heavy rain and strong wind, downing trees, caused power outages, and triggering mudslides and flooding.    In San Anselmo, Fairfax and Corte Madera, flood sirens sounded to war...
Mar.4  San Jose  Toddler Dies After Drowning At Cemetery May.31   San Jose State probes toddler's death at day care Aug.24  Port of Oakland  Man dies after falling from ship Nov.6   East Oakland Volunteers Find Body Of Missing Baby



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Aviation Accident Timeline ... See Bay Area Aviation Accident timeline, World Aviation Accident timeline Top ^
2008 Jun.30   Oakley Four Oakley residents dead in plane crash
Jul.4   Fremont   Fiery Helicopter Crash Kills 2 Men   A flight instructor and his student were killed in a crash near I-680 after Schweizer 269 hit power lines and ignited a grass fire Jul.29  East San Jose  Arrested for pumping aviation fuel into car Aug.21  Oakland  Pastor accused of molestation on flight Sep.10  Bay  2 saved after small plane crashes into bay



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Animal Accident Timeline ... See Bay Area Animal Accident timeline, World Animal Accident timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.2  SF Zoo  Vodka Bottle Found In Mauling Victims Car Jan.5   SF Zoo Attendance up following fatal tiger attack
Jan.8  San Jose  Brothers Attend Tiger Victim's Funeral Jan.9  SF Zoo  Complaints ignored after 1st tiger attack Jan.11   SF Zoo Leopard Nearly Escapes From Enclosure Jan.15   SF Zoo   Tiger attack tapes released  A zoo employee is on the phone with a dispatcher relaying information he is getting from co-workers over a walky-talky Jan.17   SF Zoo Tiger victim admitted drinking, taunting Jan.28  SF Zoo  Tiger Experts Reviewing Zoo Safety Feb.18  SF Zoo  Tiger Exhibit Renovated After Fatal Attack Mar.18  SF Zoo  Zoo Gets Mixed Reviews On Tiger Attack Apr.24   Hayward Mountain Lion Spotted, Caught On Video May.9   SF Downtown Dead whale found stuck under pier May.31  Fremont  Boxer That Mauled Baby To Be Euthanized Jul.14  Palo Alto  Investigators: no evidence of lion attack Aug.30  Candlestick  Candlestick Police Horse Spooks, Kills Fan Sep.12   Dublin Police ID Source Of Dead Animals At School   Dead animals found stuffed inside Dublin High School lockers were taken from the morgue of a local veterinary hospital Oct.9  Martinez  Creek repairs despite beavers Dec.9  SF Zoo  Man cited for jumping into enclosure



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Environmental Timeline ... See Bay Area Environmental timeline, World Environmental timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.7  SF Downtown  Crews working to contain spill Jan.7  SF Downtown  Crews working to contain spill Jan.28   Half Moon Bay Oil washed up on beaches
Jan.29   Highway 101 Gas Spill Closes Hwy.101 Both Ways Map of Interstate 101 Redwood City
  All northbound and southbound lanes were blocked due to gasoline leaking from a big rig onto the roadway, a virtual standstill on the Peninsula.    A van collided with a big-rig hauling two 26,000-gallon gasoline tankers along 101 near Maple Road a...
Feb.2   Mill Valley 3 Million Gallons Of Sewage Spills Into Bay
  Nearly 3 million gallons of partially treated sewage and storm water spilled into an arm of the SF Bay from a water treatment plant
Feb.2  Livermore Lab  Delay in notifying workers about exposure Feb.2  Mill Valley  Waters near Bay sewage spill contaminated Feb.9   Marin County Dead birds washing up on Richardson Bay
  65 birds have shown up dead including about a dozen yesterday. Many suspect that two recent sewage spills may be to blame
Feb.10   Marin County More Dead Birds Along Richardson Bay  More than 100 dead birds have turned up dead in the same area that was contaminated by two untreated sewage spills last month Mar.29  San Francisco  City to go dark for Earth Hour May.5  Richmond  Shelter-in-place after chemical leak May.6  Richmond  Chemical Spill Reaches San Pablo Bay May.6   Richmond Fish, Birds Dead After Chemical Spill  Dozens of fish and two mallard ducks were found dead in an irrigation ditch after a toxic solvent leaked from a chemical plant May.14   Martinez Tugboat Crash Causes Minor Fuel Spill  A gasoline spill in Suisun Bay east of the Benicia Bridge initially estimated to be 1,500 gallons turned out to have been only 10 gallons Jun.7  Richmond  City caps 'drty' crude at Chevron refinery Jun.14  Marin County  Beach opens after Cosco residue cean-up Jun.26   Bay Area Smoke Invades Bay Area
  Smoke from the hundreds of wildfires burning throughout N. California made the sun appear pink as it rose and has caused health concerns.    Unhealthy air was expected to be the worst throughout the East...




SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Burglary Timeline ... See Bay Area Burglary timeline, World Burglary timeline Top ^
2008 Oct.22  Oakley  Burglary suspect dies fleeing on motorcl.



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 School K-12 Timeline ... See Bay Area School K-12 timeline, World School K-12 timeline Top ^
2008 Feb.18  Vallejo  City Schools Had 20 Recalled Beef Mar.11  San Jose  Lawyer under scrutiny dead in suicide Apr.5   El Sobrante School fire burns several classrooms May.21  San Bruno  Murder Suspect Dead After Car Chase Jun.2  Santa Rosa  2 Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide Jul.31  Vallejo  Police Officer Kills Self At Home Sep.12   Dublin Police ID Source Of Dead Animals At School   Dead animals found stuffed inside Dublin High School lockers were taken from the morgue of a local veterinary hospital Oct.9  Vallejo  Missing 10-Year-Old Boy Found Safe Oct.10   Golden Gate Bridge Bridge Officials Approve Suicide Net  The officials voted overwhelmingly to hang stainless steel nets from the sides of the span in an effort to stop people from jumping to their...



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Railroad Accident Timeline ... See Bay Area Railroad Accident timeline, World Railroad Accident timeline Top ^
2008 Feb.28  San Jose  Fatality, Derailment Trigger Major Delays Aug.4   SF Downtown 14 Injured In Muni Streetcar Crash
Dec.12   Los Gatos Derailed Train Blocks Winchester Blvd.



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Poison Accident Timeline ... See Bay Area Poison Accident timeline, World Poison Accident timeline Top ^
2008 Dec.18   Redwood City Carbon Monoxide Sickens 8   8 people, including 5 children, are recovering from the poisoning at 2 local hospitals. The cause was exhaust from a 4,000-watt generator



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Entertainment Timeline ... See Bay Area Entertainment timeline, World Entertainment timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.5   SF Zoo Attendance up following fatal tiger attack
Apr.14  Napa  3 Bodies Found; Murder Not Suspected Aug.16  Vallejo  Decomposed Bodies Found In Home Dec.18   Berkeley Body found entombed in building Map of 2235 Ashby Ave Berkeley
  Police found a body entombed in an apartment building where a 60-year-old Hassan Bin Ali killed himself in front of officers earlier this week.    The body of Taruk Joseph Ben Ali was identified as ...




SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Obituary Timeline ... See Bay Area Obituary timeline, World Obituary timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.8  San Jose  Brothers Attend Tiger Victim's Funeral



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Energy Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Energy Business timeline, World Energy Business timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.8   PG&E PG&E's blacked-out is 10-year record  An estimated 1.9 million to 2.1 million customers lost electricity after the storm's howling winds and driving rain Mar.29  San Francisco  City to go dark for Earth Hour



SF Bay Area, Accidents, 2008 Explosion Timeline ... See Bay Area Explosion timeline, World Explosion timeline Top ^
2008 Jun.24  SF Downtown  Underground Explosion in Financial District Aug.21  Oakland  Pastor accused of molestation on flight Dec.2  San Rafael  Body found after explosion, fire Dec.4   San Rafael 2 Homes Destroyed After Another San Rafael Blast