California: Live pipe bomb found near Sacramento County elementary school, official says

A live pipe bomb was found outside a Sacramento County elementary school Friday morning and disassembled, authorities said. A similar device was found near the campus earlier this month. The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office said in a tweet just after Read More …

California: Pipe bomb and loaded gun found at south Sacramento elementary school

Authorities on Tuesday found a pipe bomb and a loaded homemade gun near the front office of Baker Elementary School in south Sacramento, sheriff’s officials said. The pipe bomb and the homemade gun, also known as a “zip gun,” were Read More …

California: 8 Explosive Devices Found In Stockton Home Rendered Safe

A Stockton neighborhood was evacuated Wednesday after an explosive went off in a man’s hand. At least eight homemade explosives were found inside the home on Bristol Avenue, not far from Madison Elementary and Madison Park. Natalio Ramirez stood outside Read More …

Los Angeles: Steady nerves and patience – How a bomb squad defused a box of old dynamite in Glendora

Many people store things in their basement and forget about them. It’s not often that the forgotten thing turns out to be dynamite. Such a discovery over the weekend in a Glendora basement in the 200 block of East Bennett Read More …

San Francisco: RV park resident arrested after FBI finds bomb-making materials

A resident at a San Francisco RV park was arrested Friday night after the FBI found chemicals used to make explosives, police said Saturday. Police responded to the Candlestick RV Park on the 600 block of Gilman Avenue shortly after Read More …

Unstable homemade bomb found in abandoned trailer, California deputies say

A disturbance led to the discovery Monday night of an abandoned trailer with unstable homemade explosives inside, California officials say. San Benito County sheriff’s deputies found someone had connected 20 fireworks inside the trailer on Sunnyslope Road to create a Read More …

California: IEDs, homemade explosives lab found at Gilroy home where blast occurred

Authorities said they found multiple homemade IEDs and an explosives lab inside a residence in Gilroy that is at the center of an investigation. On Monday at around 2:20 p.m., Gilroy police responded to a home on the 1700 block Read More …

California: Oakland Man Convicted Of Targeting Law Enforcement Officers With Mail Bombs

A federal jury has convicted Ross Gordon Laverty of multiple felonies in connection with mailing two explosive devices to homes in Alameda and East Palo Alto, targeting law enforcement officers with the intent to injure or kill his targets. U.S. Read More …

California: Riverside County Sheriff hazardous device team remains on call 24 hours a day

If an unexploded or suspicious explosive device is found anywhere in Riverside County, one of eight highly trained sheriff’s deputies, day or night, can climb into their unmarked truck parked at home nearest the location and be at the scene, Read More …